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May in the News

Highlights for May 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 April, the total value of coverage is an estimated $4.64 million with an estimated reach of 4.52 billion people. Media in markets outside Dayton mentioned the University at least 829 times. Monthly and cumulative figures are based on the Cision media monitoring service data.

Regional, National and International

The push for Joe Biden to choose a black woman as his vice president
May 1
Christopher Devine, political science

Female authors during the Holocaust
May 4
The Academic Minute
Carola Daffner, global languages and cultures

MVPD sports programming rebates called unlikely even with cancellations
May 4
Communications Daily
Peter Titlebaum, sports management

COMMENTARY: COVID-19 and the sociological imagination
May 4-5
WOSU-AM (Columbus, Ohio) and WYSO-AM
Danielle Rhubart, sociology

Flight Crews: Preventing DEF from contaminating jet fuel
May 5
Business Aviation Association Insider
Steve Zabarnick, UDRI

Mass arrests and overcrowded prisons in El Salvador spark fear of coronavirus crisis
May 6
The Conversation
Miranda Hallett, anthropology and Human Rights Center

For Biden, naming Cabinet before election would be a big risk
May 7
The Conversation
Christopher Devine, political science

Crowning Mary
May 7
Catholic Sentinel (Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon)
Fr. Johann Roten, Marian Library 

As Trump pushes to end DACA, some Dreamers are giving up on U.S.
May 7
Yovany Diaz Tolentino, student in Teaching English as a foreign language certificate program

Marking the month of Mary, here's how to plant a Mary garden
May 8
National Catholic Register
University Libraries

Mothers in sanctuary, living in churches for over two years, endure isolation
May 8
National Catholic Reporter
Neomi De Anda, religious studies

Dr. Amy Acton's handling of coronavirus crisis made her an Ohio 'icon' — and a target
May 9
Christopher Devine, political science

University of Dayton celebrates grads
May 10
Spectrum News
Alex Powell, graduate

ABA Council contemplates expanded powers, new distance ed rules
May 13
National Law Journal
Andrew Strauss, School of Law

A president like no other (starting page 14)
The Locus
Dan Birdsong, political science

DanChurchAid criticizes fund support named after terror group spokesman (Danish)
May 15
Kristeligt Dagblad (Denmark)
Mark Ensalaco, political science

In the age of coronavirus, your IT department becomes especially important, UD says
May 18
WVXU-FM (Cincinnati) and WOSU-AM (Columbus, Ohio)
Dave Salisbury, Center for Cybersecurity and Data Intelligence
Rusty Baldwin, Center for Cybersecurity and Data Intelligence

A perfect storm for medical PTSD: Isolation, intensive care and the coronavirus pandemic
May 19
The Conversation
Scott Hall, counselor education and human services

How much do vice presidential running mates matter?
May 20
Niskanen Center
Christopher Devine, political science

How nutrition and exercise support mental health and work-life balance
May 22
Fire Engineering
Donnie Hutchinson, management and marketing

Coronavirus and Ethiopian constitutional crisis
May 26
ZeHabesha (Ethiopia)
Messay Kebede, philosophy

New short documentary recounts Memorial Day tornadoes and Oregon District mass shooting
May 26
WYSO-FM and WOSU-AM (Columbus)
University of Dayton film students

More people are dying in American prisons – here's how they face the end of their lives
May 27
The Conversation
Martha Henderson Hurley, criminal justice studies

What will flying be like? How coronavirus is changing airports
May 27
Janet Bednarek, history

What should Biden look for in a VP? Democrats can't agree
May 28
PBS NewsHour
Christopher Devine, political science

A philosopher explains why dance can help pandemic-proof your kids
May 29
The Conversation
Aili Bresnahan, philosophy

Dayton-area Media

For all local coverage in May, click here

Multiple Outlets

UD students to start getting belongings from housing May 15
May 7-8, 15-16
Dayton Daily News, ABC22/Fox45, WHIO-TV and WDTN-TV

Coronavirus: Record number of Flyers to graduate in virtual ceremonies
May 6, 9-11
Dayton Daily News and WHIO-TV

UD researcher studies link between COVID-19 and loss of smell
May 12
Julie Walsh-Messinger, psychology
WDTN-TV, ABC22/Fox45 and Dayton Daily News

University of Dayton ROTC to have digital commissioning
May 12 and 15
Dayton Daily News and ABC22/Fox45

UD student documentary reflects on Dayton's recovery from tough year
May 20-21


Economists warn about long-term impact of unemployment to Miami Valley
May 8
Richard Stock, Business Research Group

Dayton Daily News

UD remains committed to the greater community
May 1
Eric F. Spina, president

Coronavirus will forever alter the workplace
May 3
Jason Eckert, career services
Brent Kondritz, Center for Leadership

Gen Z in Miami Valley, Ohio crushed by coronavirus downturn
May 23
Richard Stock, Business Research Group


UD chosen as regional programming center by Ohio Cyber Range Institute
May 11

UD physical therapy program resumes in-person instruction
May 27

Dayton Business Journal

After coronavirus, Dayton college and university presidents say higher ed could change for good
May 7
Eric F. Spina, president

After shift to remote learning, here's what I expect — and don't expect — to see
(also picked up by partner ABC22/Fox45)
May 18
Eric F. Spina, president

Here's how UD is helping business leaders navigate the pandemic
May 28
Scott MacDonald, MBA program