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UD in the News Sept. 28-Oct. 5

The expertise of faculty via The Conversation, a global network of newsrooms "committed to information transparency and credibility" went around the world the week of Sept. 29-Oct. 5. A piece by Janet Bednarek on the 50th anniversary of the Boeing 747 attracted an estimated 60,000 readers around the world, and BBC radio interviewed Julius Amin following his piece on the crisis in Cameroon. 

Hundreds of international media also interviewed or picked up stories quoting faculty experts, including CTV in Canada, The Associated Press,, National Catholic Reporter,Aviation International NewsCourthouse News Service, and New Books Network, among others. 

National Jurist included the School of Law's new online JD program in a story about ABA approval for more online learning programs. 

Locally, news media covered the University's announcement with partner Premier Health of the new name and plans for redevelopment of the former Montgomery County fairgrounds.  

A sample of the news coverage during the last week is below, and you can click here to view links to all of the University's media coverage during September and October. 

The Boeing 747 at 50: History of the 'Queen of the Skies'
Time via The Conversation
Janet Bednarek, history

Does a Man's Social Class Have Anything to Do with the Likelihood He'll Commit Sexual Assault?
The Conversation
Jamie Small, sociology

UN Officials Call for Investigations into Atrocities in Cameroon
BBC Radio
Julius Amin, history

Possible Delay on Kavanaugh Vote
CTV (Canada)
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Lawsuit Accuses Facebook of Enabling Human Traffickers
The Associated Press (Picked up by more than 460 outlets, including the websites of The Washington Post, ABC News, U.S. News & World ReportSan Francisco Chronicle and CTV, among others.)
Tony Talbott, Abolition Ohio at the University of Dayton

Rep. Jim Jordan's Democratic Challenger Attacks Him in 'Handmaid's Tale'-Inspired Ad
Christopher Devine, political science

Theologians Face Challenges When Entering the Public Square
National Catholic Reporter
Neomi DeAnda, religious studies

ABA Doubles Online Learning Hours
Back-to-School Issue
the National Jurist
School of Law

What Happens When a Drone Hits an Airplane Wing?
Aviation International News
Kevin Poormon, UDRI

Pew Poll Shows New Trust Issues for Popular Pope
Courthouse News Service
Dennis Doyle, religious studies

The Mass Appeal of Human Rights
New Books Network
Joel Pruce, human rights studies

UD, Premier Rename Former Montgomery Fairgrounds
Dayton Daily News, Dayton Business Journal, WYSO-FM, WDTN-FM and ABC22/Fox45

Federal Judge Recalls His Own FBI Background investigation
Christopher Devine, political science

A Higher Sales Tax is in Effect in Montgomery County
Riley Dugan, marketing

Talk of a Comeback for Toys R Us 
Riley Dugan, marketing

Photo credit: The Associated Press.


News and Communications Staff