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

Faculty and Staff July 25, 2019
National society bestows highest award on School of Engineering in inaugural diversity recognition program

The American Society for Engineering Education has bestowed the highest award given in its inaugural ASEE Diversity Recognition Program on the University of Dayton School of Engineering. UD’s engineering school is one of just 28 nationwide and the only school in Ohio to achieve this status.

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Law July 22, 2019
Online LL.M. students take step closer to sitting for California bar exam

Students in the University of Dayton School of Law's online Master of Laws (LL.M.) program in American and Transnational Law are a step closer to being able to sit for the bar examination in California. The State Bar of California notified the School of Law that courses in its online LL.M., including the professional responsibility course, may qualify the students to sit for the exam provided they meet certain requirements within three years of beginning the program.

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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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Innovation July 15, 2019
Student receives patent for device improving mobility for child with cerebral palsy

University of Dayton senior Spencer Janning will graduate college with a diploma as well as leave with a patent and Food and Drug Administration registration for his Freedom Brace, a device that's making life easier for one Dayton-area child.

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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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Campus and Community July 12, 2019
IACT Accelerator students focus on social innovation

Seven University of Dayton students are working this summer to find creative solutions to real-world challenges focused on education, literacy and issues of food justice and sustainability in partnership with local organizations such as Learn to Earn, Holy Angels School, Miami Valley Life Alliance and others.

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Students June 28, 2019
UD in the news June 22-28

Authority Magazine had a Q&A with 2019 graduate Dani Ruffalo for its series about the leadership lessons of accomplished business leaders. Crux interviewed Jana Bennett in religious studies about a book she co-edited. U.S. News & World Report and University Business sought the expertise of School of Law Dean Andrew Strauss and Fred Jenkins in University Libraries on different law degrees and e-books, respectively.

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President June 28, 2019
University to Welcome New Board Chair, Six New Board Members

When Mary Boosalis, president and CEO of Premier Health, becomes the first woman in the University's 169-year history to take the leadership role as chair of the board of trustees on July 1, six new members of the board will join her.

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Faith/Mission June 21, 2019
UD in the News June 15-21

The expertise of University of Dayton faculty was shared with national and international audiences in two pieces for The Conversation, a blog post for The Washington Post and interviews with NPR, Catholic News Service, the National Catholic Reporter and outlets in Canada, Ireland and India.

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Technology June 14, 2019
UD in the News June 8-14

ASEE First Bell highlighted School of Engineering wind tunnel testing and research in its daily newsletter. Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis' advice is featured prominently in the U.S. News & World Report story "How to Choose the Right Law School to Become a Human Rights Lawyer." Three Alabama TV stations interviewed health and sports science professor Peter Titlebaum about his 600-mile bike trip to honor the fight for civil rights.

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