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

Faculty and Staff August 20, 2021
UD in the News Aug. 7-20

Regional and local news featured UD's announcement that the Flyer Investments Fund is now the largest student-managed investment fund in the country and covered record enrollment and diversity as part of move-in day stories. Faculty and staff from the libraries and law school wrote for the national outlet The Conversation on the Internet and exploitation of Native Americans.

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Business August 18, 2021
University of Dayton student-managed investment fund now largest in nation

The University of Dayton’s student-run investment fund is now the largest in the country at nearly $60 million of assets under management.

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Students August 17, 2021
UD sees record overall enrollment, most diverse student body

The University of Dayton enters the 2021-22 academic year with record overall enrollment and its most diverse student body in history.

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Humanities and Social Sciences August 06, 2021
UD in the News Aug. 1-6

A Higher Education Dive story held up UD's four-year tuition plan as "a model worth replicating for transfer students around the country." Aviation historian Janet Bednarek shared her expertise with Vox. The Dayton Daily News talked to Executive Director of Career Services Jason Eckert for its series on the job market. Ideastream Public Radio in Ohio and WDTN-TV tapped law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister to discuss the Ohio Supreme Court and vaccine mandates.

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Engineering July 30, 2021
UD in the News July 23-30

The Dayton Business Journal wrote about the Industrial Assessment Center's U.S. Department of Energy grant to perform energy assessments for manufacturers. Auto historian John Heitmann lent his expertise to The Wall Street Journal for a story also picked up by Fox Business.

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Business July 28, 2021
Industrial Assessment Center selected to receive U.S. Department of Energy grant

The University of Dayton Industrial Assessment Center has been selected to receive nearly $2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to continue free energy assessments for small- to mid-sized manufacturers in the region and train the next generation of energy-engineering professionals.

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Faculty and Staff July 23, 2021
UD in the News July 17-23

Dayton TV station ABC22/Fox45 featured a student-run business. Rolling Stone magazine, Cincinnati TV station WLWT and The Columbus Dispatch sought UD faculty expertise.

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Faculty and Staff July 16, 2021
UD in the News July 10-16

Vince Miller, Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture, wrote a review of a climate crisis sci-fi novel for America. Law360 mentioned how the School of Law's online hybrid J.D. program attracts high-performing students. Faculty shared their expertise with MoneyGeek, Vox and The Washington Times.

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Campus and Community July 14, 2021
Revised plan for Brown Street medical office building incorporates former church

A proposed medical office building on South Brown Street that will serve the University of Dayton and the surrounding area would be built to preserve and incorporate a nearly century-old former church into its design as part of plans presented to neighbors July 14.

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Faculty and Staff July 13, 2021
A great year for news: 2020-21

The University achieved an estimated $9.64 million of earned media coverage in 2020-21, with an estimated reach of 7.68 billion people in fiscal year 2021. Media in markets outside Dayton mentioned the University at least 3,168 times, for stories on a wide range of topics including Election 2020, airport living and grasshoppers.

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