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Regional, National and International

The Associated Press quoted juries expert Thaddeus Hoffmeister, associate dean of student affairs and professor of law, in a story about jury selection for the Colorado movie theater shooting case. Nearly 700 outlets, including The New York Times, picked up the story. The Wall Street Journal also quoted Hoffmeister in a similar story about this case. The New York Times invited Hoffmeister to weigh in on jury selection in the Boston Marathon bombing case. "The Judge Should Rethink His Decision to Try Tsarnaev in Boston" appeared in the Times' Room for Debate section. The International Business Times also asked for Hoffmeister's input for its story "Boston Marathon Bombing Jury Selection: Will Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Get A Fair Trial? Yes, If 'Extensive' Process Works, Legal Experts Say.

CBS Radio News interviewed law professor Tom Hagel about Ohio's decision to postpone executions. CBS Radio has hundreds of affiliates nationwide. Outlets including Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston and Washington, D.C., picked up the update.

The international society for optics and photonics, SPIE, published a paper written in part by Vijayan Asari, Vision Lab director.

The blog Above the Law featured how Hoffmeister incorporates technology into his classroom.

One the birthday of the automobile, China Radio International talked to auto historian John Heitmann about the auto’s impact on humanity. cited University of Dayton research on whether pull-ups are a good measure of fitness in this online story. published an op-ed by Messay Kebede, philosophy professor, titled "Ethiopia: The Invention of Ethnic Politics."

Religious studies professor Dennis Doyle talked to Radio New Zealand about Pope Francis' comments regarding family planning.

Political violence expert Jeremy Forbis was a guest of WLW-AM multiple times discussing the case of a tri-state man accused of plotting attacks on U.S. government officials and the Paris terror attacks.

The Associated Press Ohio statehouse bureau did a story about the Fuyao Glass Group investment in Ohio that also mentioned Fuyao Glass America's $7 million donation to the University and plans to collaborate on new glass technologies. At least 60 outlets picked up the story, including Fox Business, the Miami Herald and CNBC.

Inside Philanthropy wrote a story about alumnus George Hanley and his wife, Amanda, and mentioned their $12.5 million gift to establish the University’s Hanley Sustainability Institute.

The Cardinal Newman Society's College Education Daily website featured the research of assistant political science professor Josh Ambrosius in its story "Catholic Support for Space Exploration Rooted in Catholic Intellectual Tradition, Profs Say." The Christian Post website also featured Ambrosius' research in its story Most 'Earth-Like Alien World' Discovered by Astronomers; Speculate on Possible Life.

The website Air Force Technology wrote about the University of Dayton Research Institute's contract to develop a next-generation, fully recyclable cargo pallet for the US Department of Defense's transport aircraft fleet. The Dayton Business Journal also reported on the contract.

Dayton-area Media

Multiple outlets

The Dayton Daily NewsDayton Business Journal and WDTN-TV reported on the University's announcement of a search committee to lead its presidential search.

All three TV stations, the Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal reported on Fuyao's gift to benefit the University of Dayton China Institute.

The Dayton Daily News and WHIO-TV reported on the Hesburgh Award bestowed on former University president Bro. Raymond Fitz, S.M., by the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.

Dayton Daily News

Jan. 5: Diana Cuy Castellanos, dietetics, obesity and undernutrition in developing countries.

Jan. 7: University of Dayton, 2015 Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Jan. 9: Steve Neiheisel, nonprofit and community leadership program, "Suicide challenges community, religious values."

Jan. 18: Terence Lau, business, Fuyao.

Jan. 18: Julius Amin, history, Martin Luther King Day.

Jan. 19: Richard Stock, Business Research Group, healthcare jobs.

Jan. 22: Bob Brecha, Hanley Sustainability Institute, and Kevin Hallinan, renewable and clean energy program, op-ed about energy sustainability efforts and divestment at the University.

Jan. 24: Serdar Durmusoglu, marketing, retail in upper Miami Valley.

Jan. 26, Jennifer Dalton, dietetics, digestive problems and illnesses.

Jan. 30: Career fair.


Jan. 4: Lori Shaw, law, was a guest on "WHIO Reports" discussing Ohio's death penalties.

Jan. 30: Faith Fest.


Jan. 14: Art Jipson, criminal justice studies, weather and crime.

Jan. 20: Joe Valenzano, communication, State of the Union address.

Jan. 29: I Love UD month.


Jan. 11: University of Dayton Research Institute, composites research.

Dayton Business Journal

Jan. 12: Peter Titlebaum, health and sport science, College Football Playoff championship game.

Jan. 16: MBA classes at LexisNexis

Jan. 23: University of Dayton Research Institute, preview of 2015.