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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 2022, the total value of coverage is an estimated $6.3 million with an estimated reach of 2.43 billion people. Media in markets outside Dayton mentioned the University at least 1,364 times. Monthly and cumulative figures are based on the Cision media monitoring service data.

Regional, National and International

A look at Valentine's Day spending
Feb. 1

Yue Pan, marketing

What to expect in rainfall as climate warms
Feb. 3
Academic Minute
Shuang-Ye Wu, geology

Winter Olympics: what does success look like for China at Beijing 2022?
Feb. 4
South China Morning Post
Pu Haozhou, health and sport science

Sustainable aviation fuels, explained
Feb. 8
Popular Science
Joshua Heyne, mechanical and aerospace engineering

UD to sign promise to support for Reserve, Guard employees
Feb. 8-9
Stars and Stripes, and Dayton Daily News
Eric F. Spina, president
Sam Surowitz, military and veteran programs and services
Jennifer Beyers, enrollment management

The empire of time
Feb. 9
The Academic Minute
Miriamne Krummel, English

Advancing students full of promise
Winter issue
Journal of College Admission
Donnell Wiggins, enrollment management

Why the air travel experience has changed through the years
Feb. 10
Janet Bednarek, history

Trump walks legal tightrope as investigations of former president intensify
Feb. 11

Erica Goldberg, School of Law
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Catholic League chief says he's retiring in 'next few years' after receiving massive raise
Feb. 11
Sarah Webber, accounting

Pastor resigns after incorrectly performing thousands of baptisms
Feb. 14
The New York Times
Neomi de Anda, religious studies
Sandra Yocum, religious studies

University of Dayton professor of early childhood education to receive 2022 AACTE Margaret B. Lindsey Award for Distinguished Research in Teacher Education
Feb. 16
Ed Prep Matters
Shauna Adams, early childhood education

Texas law school accused of pregnancy bias
Feb. 17
Jeannette Cox, School of Law

Sustainable fuel for planes is closer than you may think
Feb. 17
Joshua Heyne, mechanical and aerospace engineering

Sister Frances Millicent 'Frankie' Douglass broke barriers for Black women in education
Feb. 17
The Dialog - Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, Delaware (via Catholic News Service)
Shannen Dee Williams, history

Parents' surety claims against schools unlikely to succeed
Feb. 18
Charles Russo, School of Law and School of Education and Health Sciences

Sisters of the resistance: The nuns who defied the Nazis
Feb. 21
Talk Radio Europe
Dennis Turner, School of Law

Documentary traces the impact of redlining in two Ohio cities
Feb. 22
WVXU-FM (Cincinnati)
Nancy McHugh, Fitz Center for Leadership in Community 

'Stand your ground' laws linked to increased homicide rates, study finds
Feb. 23
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

If Putin picks puppet Ukraine leader, Viktor Medvedchuk is odds-on favorite
Feb. 24
Jaro Bilocerkowycz, political science

Will China’s Winter Olympics buzz last? Judging the success of the Beijing 2022 Games
Feb. 24
South China Morning Post

Pu Haozhou, health and sport science

A new Cold War emerging as Russia launches full-scale invasion of Ukraine
Feb. 25
The Conversation
Jaro Bilocerkowycz, political science

From Trayvon Martin to Ahmaud Arbery—'Stand Your Ground' laws remain controversial
Feb. 26
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Dayton-area Media

For all local coverage in February, click here

Multiple Outlets 

UD hosts Paul Laurence Dunbar celebration
Feb. 12
Dayton Daily News, WDTN-TV and ABC22/Fox
Minnita Daniel-Cox, music
Steven Hankle, music

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost honors law students
Feb. 15-16
ABC22/Fox45 and WDTN-TV
School of Law

University of Dayton marching band to perform in St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ireland
Feb. 21 and 25
WHIO-TV, WDTN-TV and Dayton Daily News
Kenneth Will, Pride of Dayton Marching Band

UD’s Greater West Dayton incubator makes first ‘microloans’
Feb. 22-23
Whitney Barkley, Greater West Dayton Incubator
WDTN-TV, WHIO-TV, Dayton Business Journal and Dayton Daily News

Erma Bombeck collection to be showcased at UD
Feb. 28
WDTN-TV and Dayton Daily News

Dayton Daily News

VOICES: Paul Laurence Dunbar, prophetic poet, anticipated the life of Dr. King
Feb. 6
Herbert Martin, English

Expert: Great managers, quality onboarding and training key to finding, retaining talent
Feb. 8
Brent Kondritz, Center for Leadership 

No one knows what’s next for Ohio House, Senate maps
Feb. 18
Bob Taft, political science

Inflation cuts into worker wage gains
Feb. 27
Tony Caporale, economics

The new racial reckoning
Feb. 27
Art Jipson, sociology

New U.S. House map talks go on while Ohio Supreme Court mulls state House, Senate plan
Feb. 28
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law


I-Team: Reports of people being tracked by Apple AirTags increasing; What to do if it happens to you
Feb. 3
Dave Salisbury, Center for Cybersecurity and Data Intelligence

WHIO Reports: The Great Resignation
Feb. 11
Brent Kondritz, Center for Leadership 

Juvenile justice system likely to handle case shooting involving minors
Feb. 21
Tom Hagel, School of Law

Darke County residents opposed to solar farm
Feb. 28
Bob Brecha, Hanley Sustainability Institute


How has watching The Big Game changed since 1988?
Feb. 13
Keigo Hirakawa, electrical and computer engineering

Ukrainians living in Miami Valley discuss rising tensions with Russia
Feb. 18
Jaro Bilocerkowycz, political science

Lawmakers are concerned about Russian cyberattacks on NATO members
Feb. 24-25
Dave Salisbury, Center for Cybersecurity and Data Intelligence

UD engineering students partner with Troy charity
Feb. 26


Still no constitutional legislative maps, debate could escalate to federal court
Feb. 20
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

Wright-Patt employees sue Air Force over religious COVID-19 vaccine exemptions
Feb. 22
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, School of Law

The Greater West Dayton Incubator combats racism and teaches inclusivity
Feb. 28
Whitney Barkley, Greater West Dayton Incubator