Remembering Dr. King

March 20, 2018

Diversity and Inclusion

Terri Freeman, University of Dayton alumna and president of the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in the Kennedy Union ballroom on campus as part of events during April to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Top Ranked Programs

March 20, 2018

Law, Business, Teacher Education

U.S. News & World Report ranked eight University of Dayton programs among the top in the nation in its latest guide on “The Best Graduate Schools.”

Briefly Speaking

March 19, 2018

Students, Human Rights, Health, Fine and Performing Arts, Faith/Mission, Engineering, Libraries, Business

Upcoming events focus on art, experiential learning and professional development. A symposium brings healthcare professionals together on addiction, a workshop helps writers through the creative process, and more.

What Did You Do in the War, Sister?

March 12, 2018

Belgian nuns created a system of alarms and delaying tactics, including flirting and "not understanding" German, to hide refugees and Jews from the Nazis. Two nuns were shot by French soldiers who thought they were German spies. These and other stories recently discovered in letters and other documents written by Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in German-occupied Belgium and Italy during World War II have inspired a book by University of Dayton law professor Dennis Turner.

Our Daily Work: Celebrate Black History Throughout Year

March 09, 2018

Diversity and Inclusion

In an op-ed for Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, President Eric F. Spina wrote remembering the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Black history and civil rights shouldn’t be just a middle of January, month of February or April 4 thing, we should recognize, commemorate and celebrate Black history daily.

UD in the News March 3-9

March 09, 2018

Faith/Mission, Students, Campus and Community, Faculty and Staff, Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion, International

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education published an op-ed by President Eric F. Spina about celebrating Black History Month throughout the year plus listed the University among the early adopters of The Common Application for Transfer Students to simplify the transfer process.

Newman Civic Fellow

March 09, 2018


Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 268 students who will make up the organization’s 2018 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including University of Dayton student Sarah Richard.

McIntosh Scholar

March 07, 2018

Engineering, Campus and Community

Cameron Rucker thought the special speaker at his first-period class was going to talk about what it takes to be an engineer. As it turns out, the speaker was there to do much more.

Flyer Pitch

March 05, 2018


Seven aspiring entrepreneurs will compete for the $25,000 grand prize in the University of Dayton’s 11th annual Flyer Pitch competition, one of the largest business plan contests at the collegiate level.

UD in the News Feb. 17-March 2

March 02, 2018

Faith/Mission, Students, Campus and Community, Faculty and Staff, Diversity and Inclusion

The Wall Street Journal interviewed President Eric F. Spina about our efforts to enroll and support low-income students and University Business, Community College Now and the Dayton Daily News wrote about the University as one of the first to use the Common Application to ease transfer admissions.

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