News releases older than 2005 can be found at the University's eCommons site.


UD in the News April 28-May 4

May 04, 2018

Teacher Education, Diversity and Inclusion, Research, UDRI, Campus and Community, Innovation, Technology, Law, International, Faculty and Staff, Students, Faith/Mission, Science, Business, Engineering

National and regional media highlighted University of Dayton research in aviation history, aviation fuels, bringing more diverse children's books to the classroom and fighting the opioid crisis. They tapped our experts for discussions on developing leaders in the information technology world, the upcoming midterm elections, how to choose the best credit card deals and a new Catholic feast day.


UD in the News April 14-20

April 19, 2018

President, Students, Faculty and Staff, Business, Engineering, Research, Diversity and Inclusion

The American Talent Initiative — a national coalition of top colleges and universities working toward a collective goal of enrolling and graduating 50,000 additional talented, low- or moderate-income students by 2025 — headlined its first newsletter with a Q&A interview with University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina.


UD in the News April 7-13

April 12, 2018

Technology, Faith/Mission, Business, Teacher Education, Fine and Performing Arts, Faculty and Staff, Sustainability, Engineering, Innovation, Law, Students, Diversity and Inclusion

U.S. News & World Report tapped Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Rob Durkle for its story "10 Ways to Help Your Teen with the College Decision" and Shauna Adams, executive director of the Center for Early Learning, was a guest on the Catholic Ed 4 All podcast, which addresses the importance of special education in Catholic schools.


UD in the News April 1-6

April 06, 2018

Diversity and Inclusion, Research, Students, Libraries, Law, Campus and Community, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Business, Faith/Mission, Innovation, Science, Technology, Fine and Performing Arts

A national science website featured biologist Chelse Prather's research, historian Julius Amin was a guest on China Global Television Network (CGTN) America's "The Heat" to discuss the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Marian Library archivist Kayla Harris placed an editorial in one of the nation's leading Catholic publications.


UD in the News March 24-30

March 29, 2018

Diversity and Inclusion, Law, Faculty and Staff, Innovation, Human Rights, Technology

U.S. News and World Report talked to Rob Durkle in admission and financial aid and Paul Vanderburgh in graduate academic affairs about how the University improves access to a our high-quality education.


A Most Influential Alumnus

March 26, 2018

Diversity and Inclusion, Engineering, Service

Lynton Scotland, a 1984 graduate and member of the University of Dayton board of trustees, was named one of Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America, an annual list recognizing leading African-Americans in business and industry.


UD in the News March 17-23

March 23, 2018

Students, Innovation, Research, Technology, Diversity and Inclusion, Campus and Community, Faith/Mission, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Business

The Guardian Nigeria highlighted the University's efforts to remove admission barriers for students from the country and the National Catholic Reporter ran news of the solar panels soon to be installed on campus.


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.


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.

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