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News releases older than 2015 can be found at the University's eCommons site.

Students May 16, 2019
University of Dayton to Launch Bachelor's Degrees in Sustainability

The University of Dayton board of trustees today approved bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in sustainability, which students can start in August 2019. According to a 2017 report published by the Environmental Defense Fund and Climate Corps, the number of sustainability jobs has increased by about 1 million in the last six years.

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Sustainability May 06, 2019
Researcher Receives European Union Fellowship to Improve Access to Renewable Energy in Developing Countries

The European Union has awarded University of Dayton researcher Bob Brecha a two-year, $200,000 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to work with Berlin-based Climate Analytics on bringing renewable energy to developing countries and examining the impact on areas accessing electricity for the first time. Only about 14 percent of applicants receive the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship.

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Law May 03, 2019
UD in the News April 26-May 3

The Conversation published a piece by Miranda Hallett and Theo Majka in the department of sociology, anthropology and social work about "The Benefits That Places Like Dayton, Ohio, Reap by Welcoming Immigrants." The Associated Press, Chicago Tribune and International Business Times also picked up the piece. Law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister was a guest of Al Jazeera English to discuss U.S. Attorney General William Barr's testimony to Congress.

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Research April 26, 2019
UD in the News April 19-26

It was University of Dayton Week on The Academic Minute, a popular radio program produced by WAMC/Northeast Public Radio which is a platform for professors from top universities nationwide to share "groundbreaking research and how that research helps us understand and solve the big problems that matter to us all."

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Faith/Mission April 05, 2019
UD in the News March 29-April 5

National Catholic Reporter cited Vince Miller's essay in America magazine, International Business Times picked up geologist Shuang-Ye Wu's piece in The Conversation and the Atlanta Journal Constitution included Professor of Faith and Culture Sandra Yocum's comments about the new archbishop of Washington, D.C., in two articles.

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Faculty and Staff March 22, 2019
UD in the News March 15-22

Sociologists Art Jipson and Paul Becker wrote "White nationalism, born in the USA, is now a global terror threat" in The Conversation. The Washington Post ran political scientist Christopher Devine's analytical piece, "Holding their convention in Wisconsin could help Democrats in 2020. Here’s the evidence." Catholic News Service talked to Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis about Catholic social teaching and the federal budget.

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Faculty and Staff March 19, 2019
Researcher Speaks at United Nations Environmental Assembly about Sustainability Education

Rebecca Potter, director of the University of Dayton sustainability studies program and associate professor of English, was a panelist discussing sustainable education last week at the United Nations Environmental Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Business March 01, 2019
UD in the News Feb. 22-March 1

University of Dayton President Eric Spina sat down with WHIO-TV to discuss UD's future and theologian Sandra Yocum discussed the bishops meeting in Rome about the sex abuse crisis with national outlets Newsy and The Epoch Times. The Chronicle of Higher Education featured a UD program in a story about colleges incorporating mental health checkups into the curriculum.

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Campus and Community January 18, 2019
UD in the News Jan. 1-18

Four University of Dayton faculty shared their expertise worldwide the first half of January via The Conversation, an international news outlet that features articles by academics, while others were interviewed by The Associated Press, National Catholic Reporter and Education Dive.

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Research December 14, 2018
UD in the News Dec. 1-14

University of Dayton faculty expertise spread worldwide the first half of December via The Conversation, an international news outlet that features articles by academics, CTV in Canada, Medium.com, Eyewire and the Detroit Free Press.

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