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

Diversity and Inclusion December 11, 2020
University awards McIntosh Scholarship to Stivers senior

Stivers School for the Arts senior Eryk Charlton, who aspires to become a lawyer and a community leader in Dayton, has been awarded the prestigious W.S. McIntosh Memorial Leadership Award that provides full tuition, room and board to the University of Dayton and a four-year paid internship with the city of Dayton.

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Students December 09, 2020
University announces spring plans

The University of Dayton today announced plans for spring semester, including COVID-19 testing for students upon arrival to campus, a phased move-in and other safety measures designed to limit introduction of the virus on campus.

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Engineering December 08, 2020
SBA Dean John Mittelstaedt passes away

School of Business Administration Dean John D. Mittelstaedt died in hospice on Tuesday, Dec. 8, after a long battle with cancer.

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Health December 04, 2020
UD in the news Nov. 20-Dec. 4

Several prominent regional and national news outlets highlighted the University's culture, values and mission, including President Eric F. Spina talking to The Chronicle of Higher Education about how "campus values really can influence behavior." Catholic News Service, TV stations in Dayton and Columbus, the magazine of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the website, Diverse Military, are among the others that wrote about our Marianist student communities, Christmas on Campus, Marian Library nativities, and an advisory committee for military personnel and veterans.

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Research December 01, 2020
Young adults experience lingering COVID symptoms too

A new preliminary study contradicts the perception that lingering COVID-19 symptoms mostly affect middle-aged adults, with evidence that a majority of young adults also experience chest pain, breathing difficulty, headaches, diarrhea, loss of smell or taste and other complications for weeks after diagnosis.

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Students November 24, 2020
UD launching Military and Veteran Advisory Committee

The University of Dayton, a Military Friendly gold designated institution, is launching a new Military and Veteran Advisory Committee to help ensure veterans and service members attending and working at UD receive the services and programs they need to be successful.

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Diversity and Inclusion November 23, 2020
Procurement for the common good

As businesses, hospitals, governments and schools scrambled this spring to find the supplies they so desperately needed to face the COVID-19 crisis, the University of Dayton turned to and expanded its network of vendors, including many underrepresented companies.

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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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Campus and Community November 19, 2020
Undergrads to deliver Christmas on Campus at home

In a typical year, the University of Dayton welcomes more than 1,000 Dayton Public Schools children to watch a tree lighting, jump on Santa’s lap for photos and sip free hot chocolate while admiring reindeer during the annual Christmas on Campus celebration.

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Humanities and Social Sciences November 13, 2020
UD in the news Nov. 6-13

UD faculty experts continued to provide post-election analysis for news outlets nationwide, including Catholic publication Crux, USA Today, NBC News, WGN America News Nation and Newsweek. National and local outlets highlighted the new bachelor's plus law degree tracks.

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