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

Law September 06, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 1-6

The Conversation featured immigration expert Miranda Hallett's piece on how climate change is driving emigration from Central America as its lead article on Friday. University of Dayton made Sierra's list of Cool Schools for a second straight year and Insider.com's list of 'best college dorms in the US.' Political scientist Nancy Miller was a guest of the Politics Podcast on FiveThirtyEight. The Daily Beast talked to Meghan Henning in religious studies for its story 'Why did Saint Peter paralyze his own daughter?'

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Faith/Mission September 03, 2019
UD Makes Sierra's Top 20 Coolest Schools List

For the second straight year, the University of Dayton is ranked in Sierra magazine's "Cool Schools" list. UD is the top-ranked school in the Midwest and ranks third among all U.S. Catholic colleges and universities. 

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Faculty and Staff August 28, 2019
UD top performer in national association's 2019 sustainable campus index

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education 2019 Sustainable Campus Index lists the University of Dayton among the world's top performers in the categories of research and purchasing. UD is one of just three Ohio institutions listed as a top performer in any category.

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Law August 16, 2019
UD in the news Aug. 2-16

BBC Radio, Voice of America, Newsy and NPR interviewed sociologist Art Jipson about white nationalists. Al Jazeera English interviewed law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister about Jeffrey Epstein's death. Meghan Henning, assistant professor of religious studies, talked to The Daily Beast and The Christian Century about prayer. Immigration expert Miranda Hallett was a guest of a show in Argentina to discuss racism against Hispanics.

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International July 19, 2019
UD in the news July 12-19

Faculty shared their research and expertise with The Conversation, CNN.com, CTV in Canada, Al Jazeera English, Childhood Obesity News and Women's Agenda. Spectrum News in Ohio, central Florida and North Carolina featured an invention by engineering student Spencer Janning that's making life easier for a child with cerebral palsy.

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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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