News releases older than 2005 can be found at the University's eCommons site.


UD in the News July 1-13

July 13, 2018

UDRI, Faculty and Staff, Faith/Mission, Law, Sustainability, International, Human Rights

Historian Dorian Borbonus' research was the subject of an Academic Minute, Green Guy Media on 640 AM in Atlanta discussed the University's sustainability efforts as part of The College Sustainability Summit Series and the National Jurist Insider eNewsletter featured the School of Law's new hybrid J.D. program.


UD in the News June 15-22

June 22, 2018

Sustainability, Faculty and Staff, Human Rights, Technology

Two national education publications talked to Chief Information Officer Tom Skill about cybersecurity. Politifact interviewed Bob Brecha in the renewable and clean energy engineering graduate program about whether greenhouse emissions are down. Quartzy featured aviation historian Janet Bednarek in an article comparing airports around the world.


In Solidarity with Laudato Si'

June 18, 2018

Faith/Mission, Sustainability

The University of Dayton is among the nearly 600 U.S. Catholic institutions that signed the Catholic Climate Declaration that affirms the Paris Agreement and supports actions to meet its goals.


UD in the News June 9-15

June 15, 2018

Sustainability, Faculty and Staff, Law, International, Research, Human Rights, UDRI, Engineering, Science

A national publication covering the wind power engineering industry and several local outlets featured the University of Dayton Research Institute's new wind turbine to boost alternative-energy research and educational opportunities. Also, Caroline Waldron Merithew was the subject of a American Historical Association member spotlight and Law.com blog Ahead of the Curve and an op-ed in Inside Higher Ed discussed the School of Law's entry into online education.


Going Zero Plastic

June 08, 2018

Human Rights, Sustainability, Campus and Community, Faith/Mission

University of Dayton Dining Services joined CNN's celebration of World Oceans Day and CNN's #ZeroPlasticLunch and #thelaststraw initiatives June 8 by announcing Au Bon Pain, which opened last year in Kennedy Union, will transition from plastic containers to compostable containers throughout the summer.


Human Rights Champion

May 14, 2018

Human Rights, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Faith/Mission, Sustainability, Business, International

Shelley Inglis will bring 15 years of United Nations' human rights experience to the University of Dayton when she begins her position as the Human Rights Center's executive director Aug. 16.


Creating Global Citizens

May 04, 2018

Business, Human Rights, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Faith/Mission, Sustainability

Natalie Hudson, director of the University of Dayton human rights studies program, spoke at the 2018 United Nations Global Citizenship Education Seminar about the role of human rights and global citizenship education in the U.N.'s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, 17 goals to eliminate poverty and achieve human rights for everyone economically, socially and environmentally.


UD in the News April 21-27

April 27, 2018

Students, Service, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Sustainability, Innovation, Faith/Mission, Business

Chief Information Officer Tom Skill talked to Education Dive, a national online publication covering education, about building an information security team and protecting student data and Cincinnati NPR affiliate WVXU-FM did a story on Flyer Pitch winner Shane Page.


Solar Ambassadors

April 13, 2018

Students, Faith/Mission, Sustainability

Through the national nonprofit RE-volv and its solar ambassadors program, 15 University of Dayton students have launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for an 11.5 kW solar installation to move Dayton's Mission of Mary Cooperative closer to its goal of running entirely on renewable energy.


UD in the News April 7-13

April 12, 2018

Technology, Faith/Mission, Business, Teacher Education, Fine and Performing Arts, Faculty and Staff, Sustainability, Engineering, Innovation, Law, Students, Diversity and Inclusion

U.S. News & World Report tapped Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Rob Durkle for its story "10 Ways to Help Your Teen with the College Decision" and Shauna Adams, executive director of the Center for Early Learning, was a guest on the Catholic Ed 4 All podcast, which addresses the importance of special education in Catholic schools.

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