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April in the News

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

Through March of fiscal year 2021, the total value of coverage is an estimated $7.4 million with an estimated reach of 6.28 billion people. Media in markets outside Dayton mentioned the University at least 1,975 times. Monthly and cumulative figures are based on the Cision media monitoring service data.

Regional, National and International

Ohio’s new 'stand your ground' law encourages fight over flight
April 5
International Business Times
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

"We're going to see more death," says legal expert on Ohio's 'stand your ground' law
April 5
WKRC-TV (Cincinnati) and ABC22/Fox45
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

How some people can end up living at airports for months -- even years -- at a time
April 6
CNN Travel (via The Conversation)
Janet Bednarek, history

2021’s most relaxed cities in America
April 7
Jack Bauer, psychology

How to find food security support and hunger assistance resources
April 7
Diana Cuy Castellanos

For autocrats like Vladimir Putin, ruthless repression is often a winning way to stay in power
April 7
The Conversation
Shelley Inglis, Human Rights Center

COVID: 1 in 3 survivors diagnosed with brain, mental health disorder
April 8
USA Today
Julie Walsh-Messinger, psychology

Transportation, safety officials say cable barriers need maintenance
April 10
The Columbus Dispatch
Deogratias Eustace, School of Engineering Transportation Lab

Environmental justice award winner: 'We have the right to live in a territory that for us is sacred'
April 12
National Catholic Reporter Earthbeat
Shelley Inglis, Human Rights Center

Ohio HB 308 is in effect: The new bill provides resources for first responders with PTSD
April 13
WKRC-TV (Cincinnati) via ABC22/Fox45
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Dayton-area Media

For all local coverage in April, click here.  

Multiple outlets

First Flyer Promise scholar graduates
April 5-6
Dayton Daily News and ABC22/Fox45
Donnell Wiggins, strategic enrollment management
Danielle Lewis, student
Dezanee Bluthenthal, student

Premier Health, UD holds vaccine clinic for students
April 11-12
Dayton Daily News, WHIO-TV, WDTN-TV and ABC22/Fox45
Mary Buchwalder, Student Health Center
Katherine Kohnen, student
Alexandria Bennett, student

Dayton Daily News

Propel Dayton already making innovation inroads
April 4
Mathew Willenbrink, Office of Technology Partnerships,

Local colleges adapt as enrollment declines nationally
April 5
University of Dayton

UD law school jumps 22 spots in rankings
April 5
Andrew Strauss, School of Law 


University of Dayton offering in-person Holy Week services for students, faculty and staff
April 3

Could the shooting of Daunte Wright effect the Chauvin trial?
April 12
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law


Community leaders, legal experts weigh the effectiveness of body cameras
April 12
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law