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

Students May 16, 2019
University of Dayton to Launch Bachelor's Degrees in Sustainability

The University of Dayton board of trustees today approved bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in sustainability, which students can start in August 2019. According to a 2017 report published by the Environmental Defense Fund and Climate Corps, the number of sustainability jobs has increased by about 1 million in the last six years.

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Business May 16, 2019
Briefly Speaking

Upcoming events include Center for Leadership professional development sessions and the University of Dayton Program in Law and Technology seminar.

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Science May 15, 2019
Air Force, University of Dayton Research Institute Lab Will Have Wings

Officials from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and the University of Dayton Research Institute will accept delivery of a C-130 aircraft from Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, at UDRI's headquarters building today.

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Service May 09, 2019
Dayton Native, May Graduate Named National Student Employee of the Year

The National Student Employment Association has named Julianne Evans, a graduating dietetics major at the University of Dayton, 2019 National Student Employee of the Year in recognition of her work to address food insecurity and hunger in greater Dayton.

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Faith/Mission May 07, 2019
National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis to Display Ferguson Voices Exhibit

A University of Dayton student exhibit of oral histories collected from people affected by and involved in the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after the killing of Michael Brown will be on display at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, through Sept. 1. The fifth anniversary of Brown's death is Aug. 9.

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Sustainability May 06, 2019
Researcher Receives European Union Fellowship to Improve Access to Renewable Energy in Developing Countries

The European Union has awarded University of Dayton researcher Bob Brecha a two-year, $200,000 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to work with Berlin-based Climate Analytics on bringing renewable energy to developing countries and examining the impact on areas accessing electricity for the first time. Only about 14 percent of applicants receive the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship.

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Law May 03, 2019
UD in the News April 26-May 3

The Conversation published a piece by Miranda Hallett and Theo Majka in the department of sociology, anthropology and social work about "The Benefits That Places Like Dayton, Ohio, Reap by Welcoming Immigrants." The Associated Press, Chicago Tribune and International Business Times also picked up the piece. Law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister was a guest of Al Jazeera English to discuss U.S. Attorney General William Barr's testimony to Congress.

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Engineering May 03, 2019
Dean Eddy Rojas Wins National Award for Supporting Women in Engineering

The Women in Engineering ProActive Network awarded University of Dayton School of Engineering Dean Eddy Rojas its Advocates and Allies award for his leadership in implementing programs that advocate, mentor and support the success of women in engineering.

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Students May 02, 2019
University of Dayton Activities Help Finals Week Stress

Finals week is a stressful time for college students, so the University of Dayton is offering a variety of stress-busting activities — and advice — to ease anxiety for students, ranging from free food and beverages to therapy pets to massages.

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Research April 26, 2019
UD in the News April 19-26

It was University of Dayton Week on The Academic Minute, a popular radio program produced by WAMC/Northeast Public Radio which is a platform for professors from top universities nationwide to share "groundbreaking research and how that research helps us understand and solve the big problems that matter to us all."

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