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August in the News

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

In fiscal year 2019, the total value of coverage is an estimated $288,900 with an estimated reach of 231.6 million people. Media in markets outside Dayton mentioned the University at least 78 times. Monthly and cumulative figures are based on the Cision media monitoring service data.

Regional, National and International

Remembering NASA's plan to build a jetport on Lake Erie
Aug. 2
Popular Mechanics
Janet Bednarek, history

Solar and pollinators: a photo essay
Aug. 3
pv magazine USA
Eric. F. Spina, president
University of Dayton

Happy birthday, ACAA!
Aug. 5
Blue Sky (A news service of Pittsburgh International Airport)
Janet Bednarek

How old racist books, artifacts are Influencing white nationalists of the digital age
Aug. 5
Art Jipson, sociology

White nationalism draws increased scrutiny part 1 and part 2
Aug. 7
BBC Radio
Art Jipson, sociology

Texas and Ohio: Red states with 2 shootings, 2 responses
Aug. 9
Austin American-Statesman
Christopher Devine, political science

El Paso mass shooting meant to galvanize other white nationalists
Aug. 10
Art Jipson, sociology

A look at white supremacy in the wake of the El Paso shooting
Aug. 10
Voice of America
Art Jipson, sociology

The problematic theology of ‘thoughts & prayers’
Aug. 11
Daily Beast
Meghan Henning, religious studies

How was Jeffrey Epstein able to commit suicide in custody?
Aug. 11
Al Jazeera English
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

¿La comunidad latina e hispana enfrenta mayores situaciones de racismo y cómo las minorías están experimentando esta situación en los Estados Unidos? (transcript)
Aug. 11 
Corresponsales en Linea (Argentina)
Miranda Hallett, sociology

The powerful organisation blamed for holding the US back on gun control
Aug. 12
Christopher Devine, political science

Prayer isn't a gumball machine
Aug. 13
The Christian Century
Meghan Henning, religious studies

Is white supremacist violence more of a problem now?
Aug. 13
Art Jipson, sociology

How the Volkswagen Beetle sparked America's art car movement
Week of Aug. 13-20
Newsweek Japan (via The Conversation)
John Heitmann, history

Marianne Williamson's presidential candidacy shines light on 'A Course in Miracles'
Aug. 17
The Columbus Dispatch
Joshua Ambrosius, political science

Facebook admits to transcribing user audio
Aug. 18
CTV (Canada)
Dave Salisbury, Center for Cybersecurity and Data Intelligence

Young entrepreneur invents new brace to improve limb mobility and comfort
Aug. 19
Spencer Janning, School of Engineering

Picturing sexual harm in "Leaving Neverland"
Aug. 23
Gender & Society
Jamie Small, sociology

UD among 'hidden gems'
Aug. 24
CNBC "On the Money"

Is the widespread use of facial recognition software legal? 
Aug. 25
Al Jazeera English
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

A 3D petri dish that works like a human organ
Aug. 27
The Conversation
Kristen Krupa-Comfort, engineering

The history of using glitter as a symbol of protest
Aug. 28
Teen Vogue
Anya Galli Robertson, sociology

How to ease transfers between two- and four-year colleges
Aug. 29
Education Dive
Eric Spina, president

Dayton-area Media

For all local coverage in August, click here.  

Multiple Outlets

UD wins defense contract
Aug. 2, Dayton Business Journal and Dayton Daily News

UD enjoys new research record
Aug. 12-13
WHIO-TV, Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal

UD continues fundraising momentum
Aug. 13-14
WHIO-TV, Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal

UD undergrads partner with foundation
Aug. 14, WDTN-TV, Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal
Flyer Investments and Davis Center for Portfolio Management

Daytonians of the Week: 100 who have helped after tornadoes, shooting
Aug. 14
Art Jipson, sociology
Dayton Daily News and

University of Dayton expects record number of students
Aug. 15-16
WHIO-TV, WDTN-TV, ABC22/Fox45 and Dayton Daily News

Three Dayton-area organizations set move-in dates for new facility near UD
Aug. 22
Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal

Law expert weighs in on the shooting that left two teens dead
Aug. 29-30
Tom Hagel, School of Law
Dayton Daily News, WHIO-TV and ABC22/Fox45

Dayton Daily News

Data breeches causing "fatigue," but consumers should be vigilant
Aug. 4
Tom Skill, chief information officer

Dayton shooter’s band sang about sexual violence, murdering women
Aug. 7
Heather MacLachlan, music

Dayton Daily, WHIO sue to get school records of mass shooter
Aug. 9
Charlie Russo, School of Law and School of Education and Health Sciences

Use of force rules limit when officers can fire gun
Aug. 28
Tom Hagel, School of Law


Two teens killed by homeowner while trespassing
Aug. 29-30
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law