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Regional, National and International

All three local TV stations, the Dayton Daily News, Dayton Business Journal and St. Louis Business Journal covered the announcement that Emerson Climate Technologies, a business of Emerson, will build and support an innovation center at the University of Dayton to advance research and education for the global heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industry. Company officials estimate the project cost at between $35 million and $40 million, of which approximately $20 million is capital to build the facility. Bloomberg Businessweek picked up both Dayton Daily News stories. See all of the links here.

Religious studies professor Dennis Doyle talked to the Los Angeles Times about Pope Francis’ reported visit to the United States in 2015.

The University continued to receive positive publicity from its announcement in June to divest from fossil fuels. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette mentioned the University in a story that outlets in Washington, D.C., San Antonio, San Francisco and Seattle picked up. Midwest Energy News and The Columbus Dispatch also did stories.'s Bill McKibben and environmental activist Amanda Hanley mentioned the University in their Huffington Post blogs about divesting from coal and fossil fuels. See media highlights of divestment here.

Peter Titlebaum, a professor of health and sports science who specializes in sports marketing, talked to the Sacramento Bee about luxury seats in the Sacramento Kings' new arena.

Auto historian John Heitmann and aviation historian Janet Bednarek talked to WIRED about auto tech from other countries that the U.S. improved.

The Associated Press talked to Bednarek after the Malaysia Airlines flight 17 attack about how "Airlines symbolize nations' hopes or reflect shame." More than 600 outlets worldwide, including Yahoo! News, picked up the story.

Heitmann also talked to the Contra Costa Times about "Automakers begin to embrace hydrogen fuel cell technology."

The Associated Press picked up our story about the Catholic education summit. At least 30 print/online outlets around the nation, including the Connecticut Post and Houston Chronicle, picked up the story. The story also aired on TV stations in Cleveland and Cincinnati.

The Associated Press also picked up our story, which several outlets around the state ran, about the Immaculate Conception chapel leave-taking and last Mass before renovations. All three local TV stations also covered the leave-taking. 

U.S. News & World Report talked to Maceo Cofield, School of Engineering major gift officer and recruiter, about "How Women, Minorities Can Find Colleges That Offer STEM Support," Yahoo! News also picked up the story. talked to Dean of Students Chris Schramm about "What to do if you have the roommate from hell."

Dayton-area Media

Multiple Outlets

All three local TV stations and the Dayton Daily News talked to Russian history expert David Darrow about the Ukraine-Russia dynamic in response to the Malaysia Airlines 17 attack.

All three local TV stations, the Dayton Daily News and Cincinnati NPR affiliate WVXU-FM covered the unveiling of the University of Dayton human rights studies program involvement in Ohio's anti-trafficking billboards in Dayton.

Dayton Daily News

July 8: Dan Thompson, religious studies, Pope Francis.

July 15: Serdar Durmusoglu, business, retail confidence.