Dayton-area news media took notice and frequently covered the University of Dayton’s remarkable growth, contributions to the region’s economy and the key role it plays in creating opportunities for job growth and new business during the 2013-14 academic year.
In addition, local media called upon University faculty experts to comment on breaking news stories, emerging trends and issues that affect the everyday life of people in the Miami Valley.
Broadcast, print and online outlets also reported on University of Dayton students and their tradition of service to the community – in classrooms, neighborhoods and on the river.
The Dayton area ranks No. 63 of the top-100 U.S. media markets — many national stories and experts are local stories first — and the University is proud that regional media outlets prominently showcase our stories and our people.
Several local media outlets covered the 10th annual river trip for University of Dayton students in the Rivers Institute Aug. 14-15. The Dayton Daily News sent a reporter down the river and published a story and video. WHIO-TV and WDTN-TV also covered the trip.
On the 50th anniversary of the "I Have a Dream Speech" Aug. 28, WDTN-TV (Click here), WHIO-TV (Click here), ABC 22/Fox 45 (Click here) and the Dayton Daily News (Click here) reported on a lost-and-found tape of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking at the University of Dayton.
The Dayton Daily News and WDTN-TV covered demonstrations by Miami Valley teachers working with engineering faculty on innovative ways to bring project-based, hands-on STEM learning into their classrooms.
ABC 22/Fox 45 and WDTN-TV talked to criminal law expert Tom Hagel about the verdict in the George Zimmerman case.
WHIO-TV, WDTN-TV and ABC22/Fox 45 aired stories about the renovation of Founders Hall as it neared completion.
ABC 22/Fox 45
Aug. 2: Operations management feature.
Aug. 16: Jim Durham, law professor, eminent domain.
July 26: Tom Hagel, Ariel Castro plea deal.
Dayton Daily News
Aug. 3: Paul Benson, College of Arts & Sciences dean, Common Academic Program.
Aug. 4: Shawn Cassiman, sociology, and Richard Stock, Business Research Group, growth and impact of temporary workers.
Aug. 4: Kelly Henrici, executive director of the Program in Law and Technology, patent trolls.
Aug. 19: New bike path opens by Courtyard by Marriott.
Aug. 24: Jubiliee of religious studies professor emeritus Father Norbert Burns.
Aug. 25: ArtStreet exhibit and artist-in-residence Joel Bergner
Aug. 25: Op-ed by School of Education and Health Sciences Dean Kevin Kelly on new Ohio report cards.
Aug. 25: Julius Amin, history professor, March on Washington.
July 25: David Salisbury, MIS, cybersecurity jobs.
July 26: Rosary Rally.
Dayton B2B Magazine
Aug. 1: Mickey McCabe on the partnership with GE Aviation.
Aug. 1: Jason Eckert, career services, on job hunting.
Aug. 1: Jayne Robinson, biology, Off the Clock feature.
Local NPR affiliate WYSO-FM quoted education professor Thomas Lasley II in a story Aug. 8 about low voter turnout in special elections.