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

Campus and Community October 04, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 30-Oct. 4

Inside Higher Ed prominently featured the School of Law's online hybrid J.D. program; CNBC.com tapped aviation historian Janet Bednarek's expertise for its story, 'How U.S. airports make money'; and The Atlantic interviewed political scientist Joshua Ambrosius for a story on the 2020 election.

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Faculty and Staff October 02, 2019
University of Dayton joins Second Nature commitment affirming higher ed's role in shaping climate-resilient communities

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina signed Second Nature's Resilience Commitment focused on climate adaptation and community-building to address a changing climate and resulting extremes. 

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Campus and Community October 02, 2019
University to dedicate new building, Fitz Center space

The University of Dayton Fitz Center for Leadership in Community will move to its new space alongside the Dayton Foundation and Dayton Development Coalition at 1401 S. Main St. and host a building dedication and blessing during a public ceremony at 2 p.m. Oct. 17.

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Engineering October 01, 2019
University of Dayton, Central State University receive NSF grant to give STEM teachers international experience for their classrooms

The University of Dayton and Central State University are looking for local middle and high school STEM teachers to participate in a yearlong National Science Foundation program. The teachers will work with a community partner to create solutions for issues in developing countries using locally available technology. They will be paired with a faculty mentor, travel internationally to work on a project with a partner agency, then create curriculum for their classrooms. The application deadline is Oct. 15.

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Students September 30, 2019
University sets record six-year graduation rate

The first class to enroll under the University of Dayton’s transparent tuition plan has set a record six-year graduation rate of 81.5% and reduced student loan borrowing by $10 million compared to graduates before the plan.

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President September 27, 2019
University of Dayton establishes Roger Brown residency in social justice, writing, and sport; Selects Wil Haygood as inaugural resident

The University of Dayton today announced celebrated author Wil Haygood has been named to a new writer's residency honoring stand-out professional basketball player and former UD student Roger Brown, which will explore the intersection of sports and social justice. 

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Campus and Community September 27, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 14-27

Inside Higher Ed highlighted the University's transparent tuition plan in a special report. The Conversation featured articles by Shelley Inglis, Human Rights Center executive director, and Chun Zhang, assistant marketing professor. Al Jazeera English, BBC News Mundo, CTV in Canada and The Washington Post also sought faculty expertise to explain current events.

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President September 27, 2019
President Spina named to NCAA presidential forum

The Atlantic 10 Conference appointed University President Eric F. Spina to the NCAA Presidential Forum, the primary advisory entity to the NCAA Division I Board of Directors. Spina replaces Davidson President Carol Quillen, who represented the A-10 for the last four years.

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Faculty and Staff September 13, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 7-13

The Physiologist Magazine featured Anne Crecelius, interim chair of health and sport science, on the cover of its September issue. The Chronicle of Higher Education highlighted student development's Don't Cancel Your Class program. School psychologist Susan Davies wrote a piece for The Conversation on what parents need to know about concussions. Bold TV featured engineering student Spencer Janning and his Freedom Brace on its program about student entrepreneurs.

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Business September 12, 2019
New Center for Leadership program focuses on maximizing women's leadership potential

Faculty from some of the top business schools in the nation, business coaches for Fortune 100 companies, national award-winning leadership consultants and best-selling business authors will be among the facilitators of a new University of Dayton Center for Leadership certificate program launching in March geared toward maximizing the leadership potential of women. 

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