February in the News

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

Through January of fiscal year 2018, the total value of coverage is an estimated $2.38 million with an estimated reach of 2.41 billion people. Media in markets outside Dayton have mentioned the University at least 590 times. Monthly and cumulative figures are based on the Cision media monitoring service data.

Regional, National and International

Most Devout Law Schools
Winter Issue
School of Law

A Region on the Rebound
Winter Issue
School of Law

With Immediacy Comes Responsibility in the 24/7 Social Media World
Feb. 2
Crux Now via Catholic News Service
Joe Valenzano, communication

How Having an MBA Affects Your Career Prospects
Feb. 4
U.S. News & World Report
Scott MacDonald, MBA program

Colleges' Message to Low-Income Students: You Can Afford to Attend
Feb. 5
Education Dive
Donnell Wiggins, enrollment management

‘El Chapo’ Jurors Weigh a Mountain of Evidence and a Complex Web of Charges
Feb. 11
Los Angeles Times
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Virgin Mary Collection At UD's Marian Library One Of World's Largest
Feb. 11
Spectrum News 1
Sarah Cahalan, Marian Library

Road Signs Would Honor Crash Victims, Provide Alternative to Spontaneous Memorials
Feb. 12
Omaha World-Herald
Art Jipson, sociology

A Picture Says a Thousand Words: Black History Month Mass at UD
Feb. 12
The Catholic Telegraph

Blackface Scandal Prompts Others to Confront Their Memories
Feb. 12
The Associated Press (Has run in more than 400 outlets, including the websites of The Washington Post, ABC News, Miami Herald and Houston Chronicle)
Leslie Picca, sociology

Dayton Is Building An Entire Neighborhood
Feb. 13
Spectrum News 1
Paul Benson, provost

Charisma: Is it a Path for Ethiopia?
Feb. 14
The Ethio Sun
Messay Kebede, philosophy

'Redeemer of Man,' The Vision and Agenda of St. John Paul II’s Papacy
Feb. 15
Catholic Philly via Catholic News Service
Dennis Doyle, religious studies

Trump Declares National Emergency
Feb. 15
CTV Canada
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Danger in the Skies? Close Calls with Drones Skyrocketing
Feb. 19
News 5 Cleveland
Kevin Poormon, UDRI

Colorado Catholic Church Investigated for Sex Abuse under AG Phil Weiser's Third-Party Review
Feb. 19
The Denver Post
Sandra Yocum, religious studies

One-Party Rule in 49 State Legislatures Reflects Flaws in Democratic Process
Feb. 20
The Conversation
Nancy Miller, political science

Lawyers for El Chapo Concerned by Juror Misconduct Claims
Feb. 20
The Associated Press (Nearly 200 outlets have picked up the story, including the websites of Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, Fox News, and ABC News, among others.)
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

U.S. News Wants to Rank Law Schools by Scholarly Impact
Feb. 21
Education Dive
Andrew Strauss, School of Law

Dayton-area Media

For all local coverage in February, click here.  

Multiple Outlets

University of Dayton Holding It's Spring Career and Internship Fair
Feb. 4, 11
WDTN-TV, ABC22/Fox45.com

Water Main Break Coverage
Feb. 14-15, 18
Don Chase; civil, environmental and engineering mechanics
WHIO-TV, ABC22/Fox45 

Legal Questions Arise in Coker Case
Feb. 20
Tom Hagel, School of Law
WDTN-TV, ABC22/Fox45

Cheryl Coker Case: Legal Expert Weighs in on Why Suspect Isn't Charged
Feb. 21
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law
Dayton Daily News, WHIO-TV

Dayton Daily News

Warehouse/Logistics Growth Surges as Dayton Economy Pivots
Feb. 3
Mark Jacobs, MIS, OM & Decision Sciences
Richard Stock, Business Research Group 


What are the Takeaways from the State of the Union Address?
Feb. 6
Dan Birdsong, political science

Human Trafficking Concerns Voiced in State of the Union Address
Feb. 6
Tony Talbott, Human Rights Center

Digging Deeper: FOX 45 Investigates Former OSHP Trooper Accused of Sexual Assault
Feb. 15
Tom Hagel, School of Law


Retail Trends Drive Changes at Local Malls
Feb. 6
Riley Dugan, marketing


UD Students Celebrate Successful Solar Panel Campaign at Mission of Mary, Launch Campaign to Fund Solar Panels for East End Community Services
Feb. 20
Colin Joern and Sam Dasco, students