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

Diversity and Inclusion January 17, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 11-17

BBC News tapped juries expert Thaddeus Hoffmeister to explain how lawyers will try to seat a jury in the Harvey Weinstein case and the Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal highlighted the University's growing research profile and commitment to diversity.

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President January 10, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 4-10

University President Eric F. Spina discussed how the University and the State of Ohio are collaborating to help fill the need for computer scientists in a Dayton Daily News opinion piece, "Ohio reprograms its future."

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Sustainability January 06, 2020
UD in the news Dec. 20-Jan. 3

National news program CBS 'Sunday Morning' on Dec. 22 highlighted the University of Dayton Marian Library's Nativities exhibit

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Campus and Community December 20, 2019
UD in the news Dec. 14-20

Two of the nation's top outlets covering higher education, a pair of iconic American magazines, the top U.S. Catholic news wire service, The Associated Press, The Conversation and the daily newsletter of the American Society for Engineering Education featured the University's programs, curriculum, students and faculty expertise.

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Science December 12, 2019
State of Ohio awards University nearly $3 million for Choose Ohio First Scholarships for computer science students

The state of Ohio awarded the University of Dayton nearly $3 million for Choose Ohio First scholarships during the next five years for students in computer science and related fields, Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announced Dec. 12 at the University of Dayton School of Engineering Innovation Center. The program's goal is to help prepare Ohio's future workforce and grow Ohio's economy.

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Libraries December 05, 2019
UD in the news Nov. 23-Dec. 5

Historian Haimanti Roy wrote about India’s plan to identify illegal immigrants for The Conversation. U.S. News & World Report included the University in a slideshow of 10 environmentally friendly colleges. At least 18 affiliates in 14 states picked up a WDTN-TV story about the Marian Library's Nativities.

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Engineering November 22, 2019
UD moves into top spot in new category, remains in another in latest NSF rankings

The University of Dayton moved into the top spot among all U.S. Catholic colleges and universities for research in physical science, technology, engineering and math (physical S/TEM), in the latest National Science Foundation rankings. In the rankings released Nov. 14 for research performed in fiscal year 2018, UD also retained its top spot for all materials research among all U.S. colleges and universities.

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Giving November 01, 2019
UD in the news Oct. 26-Nov. 1

University Business highlighted UD's tuition plan in a story about how colleges are fighting tuition hikes. BizEd's Collaborations section included the Davis Center for Portfolio Management's partnership with The Dayton Foundation to manage assets for the foundation. WVXU-FM in Cincinnati and WOSU-AM featured engineering student Spencer Janning and his invention; ASEE First Bell picked up the story.

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Technology October 25, 2019
UD in the news Oct. 19-25

Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis wrote "Syrian refugees in Turkey are there to stay, at least for now" for The Conversation. Lindsey Hammett, chair and program director of the department of physician assistant education, offered advice to U.S. News & World Report about attending grad school. Advanced BioFuels USA featured a School of Engineering lab tapped to be first in the nation for screening alternative aviation fuels.

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Science October 21, 2019
Research Institute partnership with Kettering schools will help teachers learn, integrate sciences, arts into classroom

Bringing science, technology, engineering, arts and math to younger students can influence career choices. By the time they reach the sixth grade, most girls already have a career in mind; for boys it is ninth grade. 

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