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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.

Through February of fiscal year 2021, the total value of coverage is an estimated $6.37 million with an estimated reach of 5.76 billion people. Media in markets outside Dayton mentioned the University at least 1,808 times. Monthly and cumulative figures are based on the Cision media monitoring service data.

Regional, National and International

UD helps Mission of Mary Cooperative become Dayton's first net-zero energy organization (including cover photo)
2020 Year-end issue released February 2021
School of Engineering

Death threats and intimidation of public officials signal Trump’s autocratic legacy
Feb. 3
WPFW-FM (Washington, DC)
Shelley Inglis, Human Rights Center and School of Law

Counselors recognized for helping students in troubling times
Feb. 4
Spectrum News 1 Ohio
Scott Hall, counselor education

The First Amendment will likely protect the anonymity of Redditors who discussed GameStop stock
Feb. 5
The Conversation
Erica Goldberg, School of Law

Computer science building to honor Jessie S. Hathcock, first African American woman UD graduate
Feb. 8
Catholic Telegraph (Archdiocese of Cincinnati)
Eric F. Spina, president

Mountains, ice and climate change: a recipe for disasters
Feb. 8
The New York Times
Umesh Haritashya, geology

Before Uttarakhand flood, India ignored warnings
Feb. 8
The New York Times
Umesh Haritashya, geology

Could Pope Francis bring some millennial women back to the church?
Feb. 11
The Lily, an online magazine from The Washington Post
Sandra Yocum, religious studies

Miniature satellites reveal cause of deadly Uttarakhand flood that devastated hydroelectric dams
Feb. 12
Scientific American
Umesh Haritashya, geology

Faces on the Frontline - COVID keeps campus doctor busy, as she plans to retire
Feb. 15-16
Spectrum News 1 Ohio
Mary Buchwalder, Student Health Center

Perseverance rover has UDRI technology aboard
Feb. 18-19, 22
WSYX-TV and WTTE-TV (Columbus, Ohio) and Dayton Daily News, ABC22/Fox45, WDTN-TV and Dayton CW
Chad Barklay, UDRI
Allan Tolson, UDRI

Loss of smell and taste lingers for COVID-19 patients
Feb. 19
Deutsche Welle
Julie Walsh-Messinger, psychology

Want a vaccine with that? Drive-thru COVID shots recommended
Feb. 19
Michael Gorman, business analytics

Reflections on some challenging questions about the current situation in Ethiopia
Feb. 19
Borkeana (Ethiopia)
Messay Kebede, philosophy

Food Pharm
Feb. 19
"Nutrition & Health" program on SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio (go to 36:57 mark)
Diana Cuy Castellanos, health and sport science

Following a decade of incidents and hundreds of deaths, how can ‘tainted and deluded’ Boeing regain the public’s trust?
Feb. 24
Janet Bednarek, history

Beyond a typical articulation agreement | Tackling transfer
Feb. 25
Inside Higher Ed
Paul Benson, provost

Dayton-area Media

For all local coverage in February, click here

Multiple Outlets

University of Dayton professor to help run New York City study for COVID-19 'long-haulers
Feb. 11
Julie Walsh-Messinger, psychology 
Dayton Daily News, WHIO-TV and WDTN-TV

Ash Wednesday at the University of Dayton
Feb. 17
WHIO-TV, WDTN-TV and ABC22/Fox45

University of Dayton, The Entrepreneurs' Center set grand opening date for Dayton Arcade innovation hub
Feb. 23
Dayton Business Journal, Dayton Daily News and WDTN-TV

Dayton Daily News

Next few months could be do or die for retail stores
Feb. 1
Riley Dugan, marketing 

Augmented reality will transport music lovers to Italy in UD ArtsLIVE concert series
Feb. 3

MVRPC planning strategy aims to avoid 'same mistakes' that led to racial disparities
Feb. 7
Lawrence Burnley, diversity and inclusion

Jessie Hathcock was the first female African American woman to graduate from the University of Dayton
Feb. 11

Dayton area boutiques discuss how they changed their businesses after the COVID-19 pandemic
Feb. 12
Riley Dugan, marketing

Pandemic could be worsening childhood obesity in Ohio
Feb. 17
Diana Cuy Castellanos, health and sport science

Causes of racial inequity are identifiable and fixable, experts say
Feb. 28
Lawrence Burnley, diversity and inclusion
Castel Sweet, L. William Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership


UD Medical Director retiring after 30 year career
Feb. 16
Mary Buchwalder, Student Health Center

Alleged insurrectionist files for release to home confinement in Champaign County
Feb. 22
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Dayton man indicted for knowingly infecting someone
Feb. 25
Tom Hagel, School of Law


Father's fight for justice continues as overdose numbers grow
Feb. 2
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Human sex trafficking cases have tripled during pandemic, survivor speaks out
Feb. 15
Tony Talbott, Abolition Ohio at the University of Dayton Human Rights Center