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Dayton-area media gave the University excellent and positive coverage of the announcement of a $12.5 million gift from the George and Amanda Hanley Foundation to establish the University as a national leader for innovation in sustainability education. The story ran page one in the Dayton Daily News; the three Dayton TV stations and WSYO ran multiple reports as well. The Associated Press also ran a story, which at least 50 outlets in 10 states ran, as well as the websites of Inside Philanthropy, Crain’s Chicago Business and Philanthropy News Digest.

Terrorism and human rights expert Mark Ensalaco was a frequent guest of WLW-AM, appearing three times to talk about ISIS and U.S. military involvement in the Middle East. WLW-AM host Bill Cunningham also had Ensalaco on his national show that airs on 300 stations. Ensalaco also was a guest on CNN en Español's Directo USA and gave multiple interviews to Dayton TV stations.

The Catholic Times, the newspaper of the diocese of Columbus, Ohio, featured the University of Dayton in its Catholic colleges issue.

Our Sunday Visitor featured the anti-trafficking work of Tony Talbott, acting director of the human rights studies program.

Law professors Tom Hagel, Thaddeus Hoffmeister and Lori Shaw frequently gave interviews to state and local media about the Beavercreek Walmart case and grand jury decision. Immediately following the announcement of the grand jury findings, Hagel was in the WHIO-TV studios while Shaw was on live with WDTN-TV. Hoffmeister was a guest the next day on the Dayton CW morning show. More than 400 outlets in the U.S., Canada and Taiwan picked up an Associated Press story quoting Shaw. The Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Fox News, U.S. News & World Report, FindLaw and Al Jazeera America were among the outlets that picked up the story. An Associated Press story also quoted Hoffmeister; The New York Times and were among the more than 250 outlets that picked up the story. The Columbus Dispatch also quoted Hoffmeister in a story about the case.

The Greenwich Time in Connecticut previewed a showing of history Larry Schweikart's documentary Rockin' the Wall.

The Houston Chronicle quoted education law expert Charles Russo in a story about whether a school district should pay private school tuition for a special needs child. The San Antonio Express-News also ran the story.

America critiqued Divided Friends, a study by William Portier, Mary Ann Spearin Chair of Catholic Theology; that examines the lives of four prominent Catholic individuals and how it divided friend from friend.

Associate biology professor Ryan McEwan discussed the emerald ash borer with The Catholic Telegraph for a story about a Catholic cemetery needed help combating invasive pests.

Pete Frac and Andrew Brackmann, finance and economics students, appeared live on CNBC today to discuss the markets and investments in the University of Dayton student-run Kudla Dynamic Allocation Fund.

Dayton-area Media

Multiple outlets

The Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal reported on the Research Institute securing a $42 million contract.

The Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal reported on John Leland being named interim vice president for research for the University.

The Dayton Daily News and WDTN-TV ran stories about the University renaming College Park Center Fitz Hall in honor of former president Bro. Ray Fitz, S.M.

All three local TV stations did stories on the University’s participation in an Americorps program to benefit homeless youth. 

Dayton Daily News

Sept. 1: Dan Birdsong, political science, "Unions look to salvage Dems in down ticket races."

Sept. 2: Randy Sparks, management and marketing, video of local man detained in North Korea.

Sept. 6: Raúl Ordóñez, engineering, robotics.

Sept. 12: Tom Lasley, education, Ohio school report cards.

Sept. 15: Diana Cuy Castellanos, health and sport science, local food.

Sept. 16: Dan Birdsong, political science, gubernatorial debates.

Sept. 21: Richard Stock, Business Research Group, state tax growth.

Sept. 23: University of Dayton, ODOT contract to research paint used on bridges.

Sept. 23: Richard Stock, Business Research Group, Miami Valley unemployment.

Sept. 28: Mickey McCabe, Research Insitute, retirement.

Sept. 30: Jennifer Dalton, dietetics, gluten-free grains. 

Dayton Business Journal

Sept. 19: Peter Titlebaum, health and sports science, NFL PR woes. 


Sept. 9: Art Jipson, criminal justice studies, copycat bomb threats. 


Sept. 18: Career services, job fair.

Sept. 23: Becky Cook, counseling center, football players and violence.

Sept. 25: Jason Eckert, career services, local job market and grads staying in the area. 


Sept. 10: Art Jipson, criminal justice studies, social media.

Sept. 11: Mark Ensalaco, human rights studies, 9/11 anniversary.

Sept. 17: Jackson Goodnight, psychology, corporal punishment.

Sept. 18: Tom Hagel, law, cell phone technology.