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

Campus and Community April 23, 2021
UD in the News April 17-23

On nearly 20 occasions this week, local media highlighted UD's partnership with Premier Health to bring an employee health clinic and community medical facility next to campus, adjustments in recruiting students in a pandemic, and faculty expertise in coverage of the Chauvin trial. Another five regional, national and international news outlets also sought faculty insight into issues of the day.

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Human Rights March 23, 2021
Human rights award to honor champion of environmental rights; Students to unveil Moral Courage Project about fight for clean water

Environmental and climate justice will be at the heart of a series of University of Dayton events to honor the legacy of Saint Oscar Romero. The series will culminate with the University bestowing its human rights award named in his honor to Aura Lolita Chávez Ixcaquic, leader of the Council of Ki’che’ Peoples which helps preserve indigenous lands against corporate exploitation in Guatemala.

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Science March 15, 2021
UD researchers on National Renewable Energy Laboratory team fast-tracking food waste into sustainable aviation fuel

University of Dayton researchers have helped a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) team take another step toward turning wet food waste into a sustainable aviation fuel.

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Sustainability February 19, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 12-19

Ohio cable news outlet Spectrum News 1 and Dayton TV station WDTN featured Mary Buchwalder's career as physician and Student Health Center medical director plus her role in helping navigate the University through the pandemic. All three local TV stations highlighted Ash Wednesday services at UD. Columbus and Dayton news outlets reported on UDRI's role in landing the latest Mars rover.

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International February 12, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 6-12

The New York Times and an online magazine of The Washington Post were among the national news outlets seeking faculty expertise on topics including disastrous flooding in India and women in the Catholic Church. 

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Business February 05, 2021
UD in the news Jan. 30-Feb. 5

Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis was a guest of WPFW-FM in Washington, D.C., and Erica Goldberg in the School of Law wrote a piece for The Conversation about First Amendment protections from claims of market manipulation of GameStop stock. OhioENGINEER also featured the School of Engineering on the cover of its year-end issue for high school students.

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Diversity and Inclusion January 29, 2021
UD in the news Jan. 22-29

Local news covered the announcement that the computer science building will be named after UD's first black, female graduate. National news outlet The Conversation featured articles written by faculty in human rights, history and psychology.

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Faculty and Staff November 20, 2020
UD in the news Nov. 13-20

The Dayton Daily News highlighted UD's enrollment gains despite the pandemic. Felix Fernando in the Hanley Sustainability Institute weighed in on climate change for Mashable and Simanti Dasgupta in anthropology was part of a conversation on the UN trafficking protocol.

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Faculty and Staff November 06, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 30-Nov. 6

CBS News, NBC News, The Conversation, Al Jazeera English, Sinclair Broadcasting Group, ABC News in Australia, Newsy and several Dayton-area news outlets sought UD political science, law and human rights expertise about the presidential election. Several served as on-air analysts on the day of and day after the election.

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Sustainability October 09, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 2-9

Vince Miller in religious studies is among the theologians who offered their thoughts on the papal encyclical 'Fratelli Tutti' to America magazine. Marketing expert Randy Sparks and political scientist Christopher Devine commented on presidential brands and the VP debate for USA Today and Reuters, respectively.

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