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UD in the news Feb. 6-12

The New York Times and an online magazine of The Washington Post were among the national news outlets seeking faculty expertise on topics including disastrous flooding in India and women in the Catholic Church. 

The Dayton Daily News tapped into their archives for a story about the remarkable career and community leadership of educator Jessie Hathcock '30. UD is naming the computer science building in honor of Hathcock.  

Jessie Hathcock was the first female African American woman to graduate from the University of Dayton
Dayton Daily News
Eric F. Spina, president

Mountains, ice and climate change: a recipe for disasters
The New York Times
Umesh Haritashya, geology

Before Uttarakhand flood, India ignored warnings
The New York Times
Umesh Haritashya, geology

Could Pope Francis bring some millennial women back to the church?
The Lily, an online magazine from The Washington Post
Sandra Yocum, religious studies

University of Dayton professor to help run New York City study for COVID-19 'long-haulers
Julie Walsh-Messinger, psychology 
Dayton Daily News, WHIO-TV and WDTN-TV 

Computer science building to honor Jessie S. Hathcock, first African American woman UD graduate
Catholic Telegraph (Archdiocese of Cincinnati)
Eric F. Spina, president

MVRPC planning strategy aims to avoid 'same mistakes' that led to racial disparities
Dayton Daily News
Lawrence Burnley, diversity and inclusion

Dayton area boutiques discuss how they changed their businesses after the COVID-19 pandemic
Dayton Daily News
Riley Dugan, marketing


News and Communications Staff