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

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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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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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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Law April 18, 2019
UD in the News April 12-19

Media in the U.K., Canada and Ethiopia as well as prominent U.S. media outlets USA Today and National Catholic Reporter highlighted faculty research and expertise on topics that included the Presidential Medal of Freedom, drones, the Mueller report and others.

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Faith/Mission April 05, 2019
UD in the News March 29-April 5

National Catholic Reporter cited Vince Miller's essay in America magazine, International Business Times picked up geologist Shuang-Ye Wu's piece in The Conversation and the Atlanta Journal Constitution included Professor of Faith and Culture Sandra Yocum's comments about the new archbishop of Washington, D.C., in two articles.

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Fine and Performing Arts March 29, 2019
UD in the News March 22-29

Geologist Shuang-Ye Wu wrote about climate forecasts and flooding in the Midwest for The Conversation and America magazine ran a think piece about Catholic Social Teaching and the economy by Vince Miller, Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture.

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Faith/Mission March 29, 2019
Ro Nita Hawes-Saunders to Receive Honorary Doctorate

With approval of its board of trustees, the University of Dayton will bestow an honorary doctorate degree on Ro Nita Hawes-Saunders, CEO of the world-renowned Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, at spring commencement exercises Sunday, May 12, in the University of Dayton Arena.

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Faculty and Staff March 22, 2019
UD in the News March 15-22

Sociologists Art Jipson and Paul Becker wrote "White nationalism, born in the USA, is now a global terror threat" in The Conversation. The Washington Post ran political scientist Christopher Devine's analytical piece, "Holding their convention in Wisconsin could help Democrats in 2020. Here’s the evidence." Catholic News Service talked to Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis about Catholic social teaching and the federal budget.

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Human Rights March 15, 2019
Moral Courage Project to Unveil Exhibit Chronicling Work at U.S.-Mexico Border

The University of Dayton Human Rights Center will unveil "America the Borderland," an exhibit by the center's Moral Courage Project designed to shine a light on human rights defenders at the US-Mexico border, during a free, public reception 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in the Keller Hall atrium on the University of Dayton campus.

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