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January in the News

Highlights for January 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

University of Dayton Creates Makerspace for Hands-On Opportunities for All Students
2018 Year-End Issue
School of Engineering

The Science Behind Composting
Jan. 8
Teen Kids News
Matthew Worsham, facilities

Cybersecurity a Must in Curriculum in Increasingly Digital Classrooms
Jan. 9
Education Dive
Tom Skill, chief information officer

Historians Take 'Long View' on Catholic Sex Abuse Crisis 
Jan. 10
National Catholic Reporter
Sandra Yocum, religious studies

Women Strive for Larger Roles in Male-Dominated Religions
Jan. 14
The Associated Press (The New York Times, The Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, the National Post in Canada, and the Daily Mail in the UK are among the more than 350 outlets that have picked up the story.)
Sandra Yocum, religious studies

Training Engineers To Spot Opportunity And Impact
Jan. 16
University of Dayton

Fuzzy Fiber Material May Improve Glaucoma Drainage Devices
Jan. 17
Khalid Lafdi, School of Engineering

In 'Airports of the Future,' Everything New is Old Again
Jan. 17
The Conversation
Janet Bednarek, history

Want Better Tips? Go for Gold
Jan. 17
The Conversation
Na Young Lee, marketing

Razor Burned: Why Gillette's Campaign Against Toxic Masculinity Missed the Mark
Jan. 18
The Conversation
Alan Abitbol, communication

Data Breaches are Inevitable – Here's How to Protect Yourself Anyway
Jan. 18
The Conversation
Dave Salisbury, Center for Cybersecurity & Data Intelligence
Rusty Baldwin, Center for Cybersecurity & Data Intelligence

Breaking Down Public Reaction to Gillette's Toxic Masculinity Ad
Jan. 20
KCBS-AM (San Francisco)
Alan Abitbol, communication

Demonstration Shows the Dangerous Damage a Drone Could Do to a Plane
Jan. 23-24
Interview with Poormon originally ran on "Special Report w/ Bret Baier." Fox stations in Salt Lake City, Phoenix; Austin, Texas; Green Bay, Wisconsin; Fresno, California; Greensboro, North Carolina; Norfolk, Virginia; and Minneapolis. An interview with another expert on "Fox & Friends" featured 1:46 of video from the University of Dayton Research Institute.
Kevin Poormon, UDRI

How Airports Are Designed to Distract Us From Long Walks, Lengthy Waits
Jan. 25
CBC News
Janet Bednarek, history

To Make Law School Truly Accessible, Bring It Online
Jan. 29
Education Dive
Andrew Strauss, School of Law

Why More Brands Are Wading Into Corporate Activism
Jan. 29
BYU Radio
Alan Abitbol, communication

How One Professor Learned to Stop Worrying and Drop the Deadline
Jan. 31
Chronicle of Higher Education
Tobias Rush, music

Dayton-area Media

For all local coverage in January, click here.  

Multiple Outlets

Premier Health, University of Dayton Searching for CEO to Lead Fairgrounds Redevelopment
Jan. 15
Dayton Daily NewsDayton Business Journal, ABC22/Fox45, WDTN-TV

Dayton Daily News

Gov. John Kasich Prepares to Leave Office
Jan. 6
Christopher Devine, political science

Polar Vortex Could Cause Higher Heating Bills for Customers
Jan. 31
Bob Wilkens, School of Engineering

Dayton Business Journal

New Workforce Development Program Serving Recovering Addicts 
Jan. 3
Brian LaDuca, IACT


Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown Takes a Step Closer to Running for President
Jan. 16
Dan Birdsong, political science


Speaker Series Event in Honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Jan. 22

University of Dayton Joins Say Yes to Education Compact
Jan. 23

UD Students Hold Discussion on Dr. King
Jan. 24
Samantha Kennedy, Center for Social Concern

University of Dayton Students Participate in MLK Day of Service
Jan. 25-26
Samantha Kennedy, Center for Social Concern


What to Know After Graeter's Data Breach
Jan. 22
David Salisbury, cybersecurity