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News releases older than 2015 can be found at the University's eCommons site.

September 17, 2021
University of Dayton resumes long-range financial planning effort

The University of Dayton today announced its long-range financial planning process, started in 2019 but interrupted by the pandemic, is resuming to consider a wide range of academic and operational changes to help the institution continue to thrive in the face of longer-term trends affecting higher education.

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Students September 17, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 11-17

President Eric F. Spina wrote an editorial piece for The Hill about expanding Pell grants. Aviation historian Janet Bednarek continued to share her expertise worldwide with appearances on Al Jazeera English and ABC Radio National in Australia, and in El Mercurio in Santiago, Chile. Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis contributed a piece to The Conversation.

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Diversity and Inclusion September 16, 2021
New microloans support underrepresented businesses

The Greater West Dayton Incubator will soon begin accepting applications for a new microloan program, which aims to support Black-owned, women-owned and other underrepresented businesses as well as those serving the Greater West Dayton community.

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Students September 10, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 4-10

Aviation historian Janet Bednarek gave interviews nationwide about air travel since 9/11, including The Wall Street Journal. Meghan Henning in religious studies shared her expertise with The Daily Beast and The Conversation. Dayton-area media featured the blessing for first responders, 9/11 commemoration, new partnership between UD and the Hall Hunger Initiative, and new bistro featuring food from local underrepresented, minority-owned and woman-owned vendors at The Hub Powered by PNC.

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Campus and Community September 09, 2021
UD, Hall Hunger Initiative partnership strengthens work to end hunger

A new partnership between the University of Dayton and the Hall Hunger Initiative will leverage the resources of both organizations to address growing hunger problems in the community and create additional opportunities for students, faculty and staff to get involved.

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Campus and Community September 07, 2021
Startup Grounds to open at the Hub

Startup Grounds, The Hub Powered by PNC’s new bistro featuring food from local underrepresented, minority-owned and woman-owned vendors, opens Sept. 16 at the Dayton Arcade.

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Law September 03, 2021
UD in the News Aug. 27-Sept. 3

Aviation historian Janet Bednarek and Vision Lab Director Vijayan Asari contributed pieces to The Conversation. Local NPR affiliate WYSO featured the Marian Library's free exhibit on religious tourism featuring pieces from Catholic shrines and festivals — from handcrafted devotional objects to quirky souvenirs.

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Business August 31, 2021
Grad earns prestigious accounting award for stellar exam performance

University of Dayton alumna Lauren Barhorst earned a prestigious national award for her exceptional performance on the CPA examination — placing her in the top 0.1% of people who sat for the test last year.

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Business August 27, 2021
UD in the News Aug. 20-27

Local media featured the start of classes at The Hub Powered by PNC at the Dayton Arcade. Faculty wrote on Catholic issues in Catholic Philly and America.

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Faculty and Staff August 20, 2021
UD in the News Aug. 7-20

Regional and local news featured UD's announcement that the Flyer Investments Fund is now the largest student-managed investment fund in the country and covered record enrollment and diversity as part of move-in day stories. Faculty and staff from the libraries and law school wrote for the national outlet The Conversation on the Internet and exploitation of Native Americans.

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