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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.

In fiscal year 2019, through February, the total value of coverage is an estimated $3.54 million with an estimated reach of 3.38 billion people. Media in markets outside Dayton mentioned the University at least 694 times. Monthly and cumulative figures are based on the Cision media monitoring service data.

Regional, National and International

Face The State with Scott Light
Feb. 2
WBNS-10TV (Columbus, Ohio)
Nancy Miller, political science

It's affordability, stupid
Feb. 4
Next: The Future of Higher Education
Jason Reinoehl, vice president strategic enrollment

Why John Adams despised being vice president
Feb. 5
How Stuff Works
Christopher Devine, political science

How Trump's State of the Union address played out
Feb. 5
900CHML (Hamilton, Ontario)
Christopher Devine, political science

What Trump’s picks for the Presidential Medal of Freedom – like Rush Limbaugh and Antonin Scalia – say about him
Feb. 6
The Conversation
Christopher Devine, political science

Are you open to praying to a black God?
Feb. 7
National Catholic Reporter
Cecelia Moore, religious studies

JetBlue founder launches 'world's nicest airline'
Feb. 7
CNN Travel
Janet Bednarek, history

What to do if finances change during your college search
Feb. 7
College Confidential
Rob Durkle, admission

Some colleges start to confront a surprising reason students fail: Too many choices
Feb. 7
Hechinger Report 
Becki Lawhorn, retention

Beauty premium in business
Feb. 10
Academic Minute
Chun Zhang, marketing

The power of a song in a strange land
Feb. 13
The Conversation
The Rev. Donna Cox, music

Aviation gripes and wishes
Feb. 13
CNN Travel
Janet Bednarek, history

How 1920s Catholic Students Fought the Ku Klux Klan
Feb. 15
Bill Trollinger, history

US Catholics respond to Pope's 'challenging' Amazon document
Feb. 15
Vince Miller, Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture

UD's virtual learning program goes global: Wealth of online courses makes catechesis accessible anywhere
Feb. 18
Catholic Telegraph (Archdiocese of Cincinnati)
Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation
Sister Angela Ann Zukowski, MHSH

On the Move: Savalas Kidd
Feb. 19
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Success slows for project seeking increased enrollment of Pell students at high-achieving colleges
Feb. 19
Inside Higher Ed
Eric F. Spina, president

University of Dayton student invents life-changing device
Feb. 19-21
WTTE-TV (Columbus, Ohio), WKRC-TV (Cincinnati) and ABC22/Fox45 (Dayton)
Spencer Janning, student
Emily Fehrman Cory, Leonardo Enterprises in the School of Engineering

Friend of Dayton shooter sentenced today
Feb. 19-20 (Cincinnati) and Fox45 (Dayton)
Tom Hagel, School of Law

So you got financial aid for college. But how do you pay for the rest of it?
Feb. 20
The New York Times (picked by the Chicago Tribune and The Denver Post)
Jason Reinoehl, strategic enrollment management

Federal appeals court now says Florida Latin cross can stay
Feb. 20
Catholic News Service (picked up by America, Crux, National Catholic Reporter and diocesan publications in San Francisco, Philadelphia and St. Paul, Minnesota)
Charles Russo, School of Law

Humor writing wins Tracy McArdle Brady a hotel room of her own
Feb. 20
The Boston Globe
Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop

Roger Stone sentence to 40 months
Feb. 20
CTV (Canada)
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Online seminar to develop Caribbean Church communications
Feb. 21
The Catholic News (Caribbean)
Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation
Sister Angela Ann Zukowski, MHSH

Court trial transcripts can be costly
Feb. 22
Sandusky (Ohio) Register
Tom Hagel, School of Law

Wanted: Good, old pickup for Santa Fe museum exhibit
Feb. 23
Santa Fe New Mexican
Todd Uhlman, history

Contrary to Todd Gilbert, U.S isn't reducing carbon emissions at world's highest rate
Feb. 24
Bob Brecha, physics and renewable and clean energy program

Researchers create new state of light
Feb. 25
Andy Chong, physics and electro-optics and photonics
Qiwen Zhan, electro-optics and photonics

What leaders like Trump and Modi do to democracies
Feb. 25
The Atlantic
Shelley Inglis, Human Rights Center

Girls are reaching new heights in basketball, but huge pay gaps await them as professionals
Feb. 25
The Conversation
Corinne Daprano, School of Education and Health Sciences
Leslie Picca, sociology

How the powerful manipulate truth
Feb. 26
NPR On Point (airs on 290 affiliates)
Shelley Inglis, Human Rights Center

'Atlas Of Dayton' exhibit combines art and data to map the city's inequalities
Feb. 27
WOSU-AM (Columbus, Ohio) and WYSO-FM
Misty Thomas-Trout, art and design

After trying year, Dayton rallies around college hoops team
Feb. 28
Associated Press
Art Jipson, sociology
Kaitlyn Baxendale, media production student

What education is needed to become a lawyer
Feb. 28
Hispanic Outlook on Education
School of Law

Dayton-area Media

For all local coverage in February, click here

Multiple outlets

Oregon District shooting discussed six months later
Feb. 4
Dayton Daily News, WHIO, WDTN, ABC22/Fox45, Spectrum TV
Shelley Inglis and Paul Morrow, Human Rights Center

Will your vote count? Ohio working to increase election security
Feb. 11, 16
WHIO-TV and Dayton Daily News
Dave Salisbury, Center for Cybersecurity and Data Intelligence

Legal experts explain if ‘Castle Doctrine’ can be applied to fatal double shooting case
Feb. 14
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law
WDTN-TV and ABC22/Fox45

West Dayton to gain more resources for entrepreneurs
Feb. 24
Karlos Marshall, Greater West Dayton Incubator
Eric F. Spina, president
Vincent Lewis, Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal

Flyers hoops success carries over to admission office
Feb. 24-25
Rob Durkle, strategic enrollment management

Dayton Daily News

UD geologist nearly tops $3M in NASA grants: Here’s what he’s doing
Feb. 4
Umesh Haritashya, geology

Cloudy with a Chance of Podcast: Don’t let bugs bug you this spring
Feb. 28
Chelse Prather, biology

Market reaction based on 'fear'
Feb. 28
Daniel Kapusta, Davis Center for Portfolio Management


Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent for Christians
Feb. 26
University of Dayton


Two decades in and pep band director is far from slowing down
Feb. 12
Willie Morris, music


City, Kroger reach deal
Feb. 18
Theo Majka, sociology

University of Dayton to receive Green Energy Ohio award
Feb. 21

University of Dayton recognized for energy efficiency
Feb. 28
Steve Kendig, facilities management 

Dayton Business Journal

Wright State, University of Dayton land funding from $5.7M program
Feb. 5
Dave Salisbury, Center for Cybersecurity and Data Intelligence

DP&L foundation awards $1.7M grants to local nonprofits
Feb. 21
Statehouse Civic Scholars Program