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March in the News

Highlights for March are below, but you can click here to view links to all of the University's media coverage for the month.

Through March of fiscal year 2018, the total value of coverage is an estimated $2.76 million with an estimated reach of 9.42 million people. Media in markets outside Ohio have mentioned the University at least 674 times. Monthly and cumulative figures are based on the Cision media monitoring service data.

Regional, National and International

Elite Colleges Expand Efforts to Enroll and Support Low-Income Students
March 1
The Wall Street Journal
Eric F. Spina, president

New App Aids Nontraditional and Transfer Students
March 4
Diverse Issues in Higher Education

If You Carry a Gun, Are You Morally Obligated to Use It When Confronted with a Mass Shooting?
March 4
Deseret News
Mark Ryan, religious studies

Our Daily Work: Celebrate Black History Throughout Year
March 4
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Eric F. Spina, president

For Some, Sitting Back in the Face of Violence Just Won’t Do
March 7
Catholic Philly via Catholic News Service
Vince Miller, religious studies

Ahead of First Four in Dayton, Group Uses Soap to Promote Human Trafficking Awareness
March 9
Fox 19, Cincinnati
Gabriella Cipriani, Human Rights Center
Adie Lewis, Abolition Ohio at the University of Dayton

Arizona Senate Considers Compact Prohibiting Stadium
March 9
The Heartland Institute
Marc Poitras, economics

Hyperloop Is Up Against a History Of Never-Built Cleveland Transit Projects
March 9
Janet Bednarek, history

Forum Gives Hispanic Teens a Voice
March 9
The Catholic Telegraph
Institute for Pastoral Initiatives

Midwest College Students Serve as RE-volv Solar Ambassadors
March 14
Solar Power World

Stricter Regulations on Massage Parlors Paramount to Tackle Sex Trafficking in Ohio, Experts Say
March 14
Tony Talbott, Human Rights Center and Abolition Ohio at the University of Dayton

New Education Approach Touted
March 16
The Advertiser-Tribune
Brian LaDuca,  Institute of Applied Creativity for Transformation 

How Students Raised 60k for Front Row Foundation
March 21
Front Row
Peter Titlebaum, health and sport science

U.S. University Woos Nigerian Students with Direct Admission, Scholarship
March 22
The Guardian Nigeria

“I May Not Get There With You”
March 22
Pambazuka News
Julius Amin, history

Campus Notebook: Dayton Installing Solar Panels
March 23
National Catholic Reporter

Sally Cunneen: Women's voices meant to speak for all
March 26
National Catholic Reporter
Kayla Harris, Marian Library

An Ultimate Guide to Understanding Financial Aid for College
March 26
U.S. News and World Report
Rob Durkle, admission and financial aid

Bypass TOEFL, GRE, GMAT to Attend U.S. Graduate Schools
March 28
U.S. News and World Report
Paul Vanderburgh, graduate academic affairs

Dayton-area Media

For all local coverage in March, click here.

Multiple Outlets

New Common Application Makes It Easier to Apply, Transfer Transcripts
March 1
Dayton Daily News, WHIO-TV
Julia Thompson, enrollment management

Hundreds of Student Activists Gather at UD for National Impact Conference
March 2
Hunter Phillips Goodman, Fitz Center for Leadership in Community

University of Dayton to Install 4,026 Solar Arrays
March 15
Steve Kendig, facilities management

Northmont Senior Selected for McIntosh Award 
March 12
Dayton Daily News, Englewood Independent and WHIO-TV

UDRI Structural Integrity Expert Discusses Investigation into Florida Bridge Collapse
March 17 and 19
WHIO-TV and ABC22/Fox45
Dennis Buchanan, UDRI

Recently Passed Anti-Human Trafficking Bill is Step in Right Direction
March 25-26
ABC 22/Fox 45 and WDTN-TV
Tony Talbott, Human Rights Center and Abolition Ohio at the University of Dayton

Pain-Reducing Bicycle Seat Wins $25K University of Dayton Business Competition
March 30
Dayton Business Journal, WDTN-TV


Transportation Drives up Breakfast Food Prices
March 5
Michael Gorman, management information systems, operations management and decision sciences

Human Trafficking and the First Four
March 13
Tony Talbott, Human Rights Center and Abolition Ohio

Claire's Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
March 19
Randy Sparks, marketing

Technology Questioned after Fatal Accident Involving Self-Driving Car
March 20
Raúl Ordóñez, electrical and computer engineering, Yaskawa Motoman Robotics Lab

WDTN-TV/Dayton's CW

Conflicting Reports Regarding North Korea Sow Skepticism
March 6
Tony Talbott, Human Rights Center

Human Trafficking a Concern with First Four in Town
March 12
Tony Talbott, Human Rights Center
Kristin Johnson, student
Logan Cobbs, student

Protecting Your Information on Facebook
March 27-28
Rusty Baldwin, computer science


An Effort Today to Stop Human Trafficking
March 10
Kristin Johnson, student

Someone You Should Know 
March 12
Bradley Petrella, student

Reinventing the Ride: Dayton Company Designing Bike Seat to Solve Soreness
March 19
Shane Page, alumnus

Sprinboro Teen Facing Charges about Parkland Post
March 26
Tom Hagel, School of Law

How to Check Your Facebook Data in Light of the Privacy Scandal
March 26
Dave Salisbury, management information systems

Weighing in on Possibility of Repealing the Second Amendment
March 28
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Dayton Business Journal

University of Dayton Business Challenge Down to Seven Finalists
March 7
Vincent Lewis, L. William Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Dayton Daily News

Class Project Turns into 'Handy Hat' Business for UD Student
March 8
Danielle Ruffolo, student
Vincent Lewis, L. William Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Fairborn PD: School Won’t Release Witness Statements after Threat
March 13
Charlie Russo, School of Education and Health Sciences and School of Law

OPINION: Helping Make Sure Every Income Level Has a Shot at Higher Ed
March 14
Eric F. Spina, President

Where Do Candidates for Ohio Governor Stand on Key Gun Issues?
March 17
Christopher Devine, political science

Honoring MLK, slain 50 years ago
March 29
University of Dayton

12,210 years of life lost: The high cost of Dayton area’s drug problem
March 29
Richard Stock, Business Research Group

Top 10 Things to Do This Week
March 30
Celebration of the Arts


Dayton Scientists Speed Time In Pursuit Of Elusive Goal: Human Comfort
March 12
Kevin Hallinan, School of Engineering