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UD in the News Feb. 15-22

The Conversation ran political scientist Nancy Miller's piece "One-Party Rule in 49 State Legislatures Reflects Flaws in Democratic Process," Canadian broadcaster CTV and The Associated Press interviewed law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister to discuss the national emergency declaration and jury tampering, The Denver Post and Catholic News Service tapped theologians to discuss Catholic issues, and Education Dive mentioned the School of Law's online juris doctorate program among "law schools experimenting with different educational approaches."

News 5 Cleveland came to campus to interview Kevin Poormon about his impact physics research involving collisions between drones and airplanes.

Local media featured a student project to bring solar panels to non-profit organizations in the community plus followed up with civil engineer Don Chase about Dayton's water main break and law professors Tom Hagel and Thaddeus Hoffmeister about local criminal investigations.

A sample of the news coverage from Feb. 15-22 is below, and you can click here to view links to all of the University's media coverage during February. 

One-Party Rule in 49 State Legislatures Reflects Flaws in Democratic Process
The Conversation
Nancy Miller, political science 

Lawyers for El Chapo Concerned by Juror Misconduct Claims
The Associated Press (At least 400 outlets have picked up the story, including the websites of Chicago TribuneThe Washington Post, Fox News, and ABC News, among others.)
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Trump Declares National Emergency
CTV Canada
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Colorado Catholic Church Investigated for Sex Abuse under AG Phil Weiser's Third-Party Review
The Denver Post
Sandra Yocum, religious studies

'Redeemer of Man,' The Vision and Agenda of St. John Paul II’s Papacy
Catholic Philly via Catholic News Service
Dennis Doyle, religious studies

Danger in the Skies? Close Calls with Drones Skyrocketing
News 5 Cleveland
Kevin Poormon, UDRI

U.S. News Wants to Rank Law Schools by Scholarly Impact
Education Dive
Andrew Strauss, School of Law

UD Students Celebrate Successful Solar Panel Campaign at Mission of Mary, Launch Campaign to Fund Solar Panels for East End Community Services
Colin Joern and Sam Dasco, students

Water Main Break Coverage
Don Chase; civil, environmental and engineering mechanics 

Digging Deeper: FOX 45 Investigates Former OSHP Trooper Accused of Sexual Assault
Tom Hagel, School of Law

Legal Questions Arise in Coker Case
Tom Hagel, School of Law
WDTN-TV, ABC22/Fox45

Cheryl Coker Case: Legal Expert Weighs in on Why Suspect Isn't Charged
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law
Dayton Daily News, WHIO-TV


News and Communications Staff