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Business September 30, 2021
Flyer Pitch competition accepting applications

The University of Dayton’s Flyer Pitch, one of the largest new venture competitions on the collegiate level, is now accepting applications from anyone with an idea for a business or Greater West Dayton community initiative.

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Faculty and Staff September 27, 2021
Hell Hath No Fury: New book examines early Christian ideas of afterlife

Just 20% of people believe in hell. Still, early Christian ideas about the underworld — and who is punished there — echo in society today, religious studies scholar Meghan Henning writes in her new book, Hell Hath No Fury.

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Students September 27, 2021
University awards micro-credentials demonstrating skills employers want

The University of Dayton now awards micro-credentials demonstrating students have the top skills employers say they want: critical thinking, communication, creative problem solving, resilience and more.

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Faculty and Staff September 24, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 18-24

Inside Higher Ed highlighted the UD Sinclair Academy. Regional and local media reported on UD's long-range financial planning process, diversity and inclusion efforts, and strong enrollment; plus featured a pair of entrepreneurial students running their own business.

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Faith/Mission September 22, 2021
University repeats as recipient of national diversity and inclusion award

For the second consecutive year, the University of Dayton is among a small group of schools nationally honored with a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The HEED Award recognizes U.S. institutions of higher education that demonstrate a notable commitment to diversity and inclusion across campus.

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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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