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

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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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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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 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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Humanities and Social Sciences August 06, 2021
UD in the News Aug. 1-6

A Higher Education Dive story held up UD's four-year tuition plan as "a model worth replicating for transfer students around the country." Aviation historian Janet Bednarek shared her expertise with Vox. The Dayton Daily News talked to Executive Director of Career Services Jason Eckert for its series on the job market. Ideastream Public Radio in Ohio and WDTN-TV tapped law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister to discuss the Ohio Supreme Court and vaccine mandates.

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Engineering July 30, 2021
UD in the News July 23-30

The Dayton Business Journal wrote about the Industrial Assessment Center's U.S. Department of Energy grant to perform energy assessments for manufacturers. Auto historian John Heitmann lent his expertise to The Wall Street Journal for a story also picked up by Fox Business.

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Business July 28, 2021
Industrial Assessment Center selected to receive U.S. Department of Energy grant

The University of Dayton Industrial Assessment Center has been selected to receive nearly $2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to continue free energy assessments for small- to mid-sized manufacturers in the region and train the next generation of energy-engineering professionals.

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Faculty and Staff July 23, 2021
UD in the News July 17-23

Dayton TV station ABC22/Fox45 featured a student-run business. Rolling Stone magazine, Cincinnati TV station WLWT and The Columbus Dispatch sought UD faculty expertise.

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Faculty and Staff July 16, 2021
UD in the News July 10-16

Vince Miller, Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture, wrote a review of a climate crisis sci-fi novel for America. Law360 mentioned how the School of Law's online hybrid J.D. program attracts high-performing students. Faculty shared their expertise with MoneyGeek, Vox and The Washington Times.

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