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UD in the News April 30-May 6

The Associated Press wrote about an upcoming book about Black nuns by UD historian Shannen Dee Williams. The Conversation published another piece by Susan and Bill Trollinger about the Ark Encounter. Sinclair Broadcasting's national news program interviewed political scientist Christopher Devine about the recent primary and upcoming general elections.

Black Catholic nuns: A compelling, long-overlooked history
Associated Press (600 outlets picked up the story)
Shannen Dee Williams, history

Did Trump bump help J.D. Vance secure primary win, and how will Trump endorsement affect general election
The National Desk (Sinclair Broadcasting)
Christopher Devine, political science

At a popular evangelical tourist site, the Ark Encounter, the image of a 'wrathful God' appeals to millions
The Conversation
Susan Trollinger, English
Bill Trollinger, history

Panel brings Sister Thea Bowman's life and legacy to Georgetown audience
Catholic Review (Archdiocese of Baltimore) via Catholic News Service
Shannen Dee Williams, history

University of Dayton to hold first "full" spring commencement ceremonies since 2019
Spectrum News 1 Ohio, Dayton Daily News and WDTN-TV

Student-athletes and mental health
Becky Cook, counseling center

U.S. Senate primary shows Trumpism 'alive and well in Ohio'
Dayton Daily News
Christopher Devine, political science


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