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News releases older than 2005 can be found at the University's eCommons site.

Law July 27, 2018
UD in the News July 21-27

Human trafficking expert Tony Talbott talked to The Associated Press about North Korea outsourcing forced labor and immigration expert Miranda Hallett was an author of a story for the North American Congress on Latin America website about legal violence against Central American families.

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Service July 27, 2018
For the Common Good

The Marianist Province of the United States is making a $1.5 million gift to elevate the present Father William J. Ferree Professor of Social Justice to an endowed chair and place an enduring stamp of Catholic Social Thought and Marianist character on the academic life of the University of Dayton.

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Human Rights July 25, 2018
Mass Appeal of Human Rights

A new book out this month by Joel R. Pruce, University of Dayton assistant professor of human rights, details the evolution of human rights into a mainstream moral cause.

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Research July 24, 2018
Understanding Insects

Salt may play a key role in thriving grasshopper, locust and other bug populations that can cause close to a billion dollars in damage to crops annually when left unchecked, according to new research led by University of Dayton ecologist Chelse Prather.

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Human Rights July 20, 2018
UD in the News July 13-20

The Conversation, a publisher of commentary and analysis distributed to top media outlets nationwide, published a piece by history professor Julius Amin. Economist Marc Poitras discussed taxpayer subsidies for stadiums for the think tank Heartland Institute and immigration expert Miranda Hallett talked to the Houston Chronicle about El Salvador.

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UDRI July 13, 2018
UD in the News July 1-13

Historian Dorian Borbonus' research was the subject of an Academic Minute, Green Guy Media on 640 AM in Atlanta discussed the University's sustainability efforts as part of The College Sustainability Summit Series and the National Jurist Insider eNewsletter featured the School of Law's new hybrid J.D. program.

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Sustainability June 22, 2018
UD in the News June 15-22

Two national education publications talked to Chief Information Officer Tom Skill about cybersecurity. Politifact interviewed Bob Brecha in the renewable and clean energy engineering graduate program about whether greenhouse emissions are down. Quartzy featured aviation historian Janet Bednarek in an article comparing airports around the world.

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Sustainability June 15, 2018
UD in the News June 9-15

A national publication covering the wind power engineering industry and several local outlets featured the University of Dayton Research Institute's new wind turbine to boost alternative-energy research and educational opportunities. Also, Caroline Waldron Merithew was the subject of a American Historical Association member spotlight and Law.com blog Ahead of the Curve and an op-ed in Inside Higher Ed discussed the School of Law's entry into online education.

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Human Rights May 17, 2018
Knocking out Trafficking

In an op-ed published May 17 in The Columbus Dispatch, Tony Talbott, interim executive director of the University of Dayton Human Rights Center, says online commercial sex ads are on the ropes and it's time to deliver the knockout.

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Research May 16, 2018
Lifetime Achiever

University of Dayton Vice President for Research John Leland will receive the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Dayton section's Lifetime Achievement Award for his distinguished career and contributions to the mechanical engineering profession. He will receive the award May 22 at the joint American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics/ASME awards banquet.

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