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December

December in the News

Highlights for December 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, through December, the total value of coverage is an estimated $2.19 million with an estimated reach of 1.96 billion people. Media in markets outside Dayton mentioned the University at least 518 times. Monthly and cumulative figures are based on the Cision media monitoring service data.

Regional, National and International

University of Dayton Nativities exhibit highlights volunteer favorites
Dec. 2
WDTN-TV (Versions of this ran on at least 14 affiliates in 11 states)
Anne Malone, Marian Library

House judiciary committee holds impeachment hearing
Dec. 4
WCPO-TV (Cincinnati)
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

India's plan to identify illegal immigrants could get some Muslims declared 'foreign'
Dec. 5
The Conversation
Haimanti Roy, history

Confederate monuments lost some of their power in the 2010s
Dec. 10
GEN
Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders, history

The University of Dayton is reinventing town-gown relations
Dec. 11
The Atlantic
Eric F. Spina, president

The focus is you: Michelle Pautz
Dec. 12
Faculty Focus
Michelle Pautz, provost's office

ABA increases online learning hours
2020 issue
The Online Jurist
Andrew Strauss, School of Law

At conservative Wyoming Catholic College, students read great books and ride horses
Dec. 16
Inside Higher Ed
William Portier, religious studies

Ohio sets aside $20M In new scholarship money for computer science programs
Dec. 16
ASEE First Bell
University of Dayton

Creches tell the Nativity story using materials, symbols of local culture
Dec. 16
Catholic News Service (Picked up by diocesan publications in Chicago, Pittsburgh, Boston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Cincinnati, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Phoenix, western North Carolina, southern New Jersey, Rochester, NY; and Charleston, SC)
The Rev. Johann Roten, Marian Library
Sarah Cahalan, Marian Library

UD mechanical engineering student graduates with honors despite tragic family losses
Dec. 17
ASEE First Bell
University of Dayton

If these apps are still on your phone, someone may be spying on you
Dec. 17
Reader's Digest
Dave Salisbury, Center for Cybersecurity and Data Intelligence

Tracking your heart rate? 5 questions answered about what that number really means
Dec. 18
The Conversation
Anne Crecelius, health and sport science

Our towns: Dayton is 'a place that knows what it is'
Dec. 19
The Atlantic
UD Sinclair Academy

Our most popular teaching newsletter topics of 2019
Dec. 19
The Chronicle of Higher Education
University of Dayton GEMnasium

Speaker: Ohio House GOP discussing repeal of death penalty
Dec. 19
The Associated Press (At least 66 outlets in 19 states picked up the story)
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

That time the Virgin Mary went to Hell
Dec. 21
The Daily Beast
Meghan Henning, religious studies

Nativity scenes, from the artistic to the living
Dec. 22
CBS Sunday Morning
Sarah Cahalan, Marian Library

How to help Gen Z enter the federal workforce safely and securely
Dec. 23
fedscoop
UDIT

How divine realities are explored in current pop culture and media
Dec. 23, 30
WGVU-FM (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Joe Valenzano, communication

From hipsters to selfies and even diapers, Dayton's nativity scenes have it all
Dec. 24
Crux
Sarah Cahalan, Marian Library

A rising tide lifts all ships: This Ohio law school's mission to support minority students
Dec. 26
Grit Daily News
Andrew Strauss, School of Law

Deaf Christians often struggle to hear God's word, but some find meaning in the richness of who they are
Dec. 26
The Conversation
Jana Bennett, religious studies

Ohio mayor reflects on turbulent year of shooting, tornadoes
Dec. 27
The Associated Press (picked up by more than 300 outlets nationwide)
Nancy Miller, political science

Nativity Tradition
Dec. 29
WXXA-TV (Albany, New York) via Catholic News Service
Sarah Cahalan, Marian Library
Fr. Johann Roten, Marian Library

A cathedral not made by hands: "Laudato Sí" in an old-growth forest
Dec. 30
Commonweal
Vince Miller, religious studies

Dayton-area Media

For all local coverage in December, click here

Multiple Outlets

UD to host Dayton schoolchildren for 56th Christmas on Campus
Dec. 3, 5-6
WHIO-TV, ABC22/Fox45 and WDTN-TV

Ohio puts $20 million behind new computer science scholarships
Dec. 12, 16
Dayton Daily News, Dayton Business Journal and WDTN-TV

House prepares for historic impeachment vote
Dec. 17-18
WDTN-TV Five on 2 and Fox 45 morning show
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Dayton Daily News

Cyber Monday offers shoppers a chance at online deals
Dec. 2
Riley Dugan, marketing 

Likely years before college athletes paid
Dec. 13
Tan Boston, School of Law

UD student loses both parents before graduation
Dec. 13-14
Josh Biris, student

Dayton airport leader optimistic airport can grow again
Dec. 15
Janet Bednarek, history

Dayton: Fairgrounds redevelopment decades in making
Dec. 19
University of Dayton

CBS segment to feature UD Nativity scenes Sunday
Dec. 20
Marian Library

University of Dayton law school celebrates improved scores
Dec. 23
Andrew Strauss, School of Law
Eric F. Spina, president

Lawyer says man charged in fatal Turtlecreek Twp. shooting wasn’t there
Dec. 23
Tom Hagel, School of Law

ABC22/Fox45

"We've been through hell"- mother reacts to sentence for son's killer
Dec. 5
Tom Hagel, School of Law

4 teens charged with murder
Dec. 18
Tom Hagel, School of Law

Articles of impeachment will make way to Senate
Dec. 19
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Warren County murder case: Teens face controversial felony murder charge 
Dec. 19
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Ring cameras hacked across the country, how should you protect yours?
Dec. 20
Dave Salisbury, Center for Cybersecurity and Data Intelligence

WDTN-TV

Therapy pets for University of Dayton finals week
Dec. 9