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UD in the News March 29-April 5

National Catholic Reporter cited Vince Miller's essay in America magazine, International Business Times picked up geologist Shuang-Ye Wu's piece in The Conversation and the Atlanta Journal Constitution included Professor of Faith and Culture Sandra Yocum's comments about the new archbishop of Washington, D.C., in two articles.

Tampa NPR affiliate WUSF-FM interviewed economist Marc Poitras about the economic impact of big sporting events. University World News featured sustainability education expert Rebecca Potter's presentation at U.N. Environment Assembly.

Political scientist Nancy Miller was a guest of "Face the State with Scott Light" on WBNS-TV in Columbus to discuss the state gas tax, local government funding and health care. Jen Howe, vice president for advancement, was a guest of "WHIO Reports" to discuss philanthropic support for higher education in the Miami Valley.

Local media also sought faculty experts to discuss freedom of speech, robocalls, the proposed state gas tax increase and a proposed change in how Ohio allocates its electoral votes.

A sample of the news coverage from the past week is below, and you can click here to view links to all of the University's media coverage during that period.

Editorial: Where Catholic Teaching is Bent to Market Demands
National Catholic Reporter
Vince Miller, religious studies

For A Flooded Midwest, Climate Forecasts Offer Little Comfort
International Business Times via The Conversation
Shuang-Ye Wu, geology

Report Says Atlanta Archbishop Considered for Washington Job
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Sandra Yocum, religious studies

Reports: Atlanta's Wilton Gregory Will Be Named D.C. Archbishop
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Sandra Yocum, religious studies

What's the Economic Impact Of Big Sporting Events? It's Hard To Say
WUSF-FM (Tampa)
Marc Poitras, economics

Students Skip Class, Join Global Climate Change Campaign
University World News
Rebecca Potter, sustainability program

Face the State with Scott Light
WBNS-TV, Columbus
Nancy Miller, political science

WHIO Reports: Supporting Higher Education in the Miami Valley
Jen Howe, advancement

Facebook Bans White Nationalist Content
Erica Goldberg, School of Law

From Prices at the Pump to Prices at the Stores, How Ohio's Gas Tax Hike Will Impact You
Dayton Daily News
Christopher Devine, political science

Proposal Looks to Give Ohio's Electoral Votes to Candidate with National Popular Vote
Dan Birdsong, political science

A Robocall Scam on the Rise
Dave Salisbury, Center for Cybersecurity and Data Intelligence


News and Communications Staff