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

Law July 12, 2019
UD in the News June 28-July 12

Several news services and outlets around the nation and world sought the expertise of UD faculty and staff, wrote about our research and experiential learning, and highlighted our new bachelor's degrees in sustainability.

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Sustainability May 31, 2019
UD in the News May 24-31

Faculty lent their expertise to The Conversation, Al Jazeera English, NBCNews.com and U.S. News & World Report, among others, this week. The Green Living Guy blog wrote about our new bachelor degrees in sustainability.

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Students May 24, 2019
UD in the News May 17-24

Air Force Radio News and The Associated Press covered the delivery of a C-130 to the University of Dayton Research Institute for research. More than 200 outlets picked up the AP story, including U.S. News & World Report, the San Francisco Chronicle and Chicago Tribune. Political scientist Joshua Ambrosius wrote an article for The Washington Post's Monkey Case blog about "Game of Thrones."

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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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