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


UD in the News June 9-15

June 15, 2018

Sustainability, Faculty and Staff, Law, International, Research, Human Rights, UDRI, Engineering, Science

A national publication covering the wind power engineering industry and several local outlets featured the University of Dayton Research Institute's new wind turbine to boost alternative-energy research and educational opportunities. Also, Caroline Waldron Merithew was the subject of a American Historical Association member spotlight and Law.com blog Ahead of the Curve and an op-ed in Inside Higher Ed discussed the School of Law's entry into online education.


Going Zero Plastic

June 08, 2018

Human Rights, Sustainability, Campus and Community, Faith/Mission

University of Dayton Dining Services joined CNN's celebration of World Oceans Day and CNN's #ZeroPlasticLunch and #thelaststraw initiatives June 8 by announcing Au Bon Pain, which opened last year in Kennedy Union, will transition from plastic containers to compostable containers throughout the summer.


Knocking out Trafficking

May 17, 2018

Human Rights, Faculty and Staff

In an op-ed published May 17 in The Columbus Dispatch, Tony Talbott, interim executive director of the University of Dayton Human Rights Center, says online commercial sex ads are on the ropes and it's time to deliver the knockout.


Human Rights Champion

May 14, 2018

Human Rights, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Faith/Mission, Sustainability, Business, International

Shelley Inglis will bring 15 years of United Nations' human rights experience to the University of Dayton when she begins her position as the Human Rights Center's executive director Aug. 16.


Creating Global Citizens

May 04, 2018

Business, Human Rights, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Faith/Mission, Sustainability

Natalie Hudson, director of the University of Dayton human rights studies program, spoke at the 2018 United Nations Global Citizenship Education Seminar about the role of human rights and global citizenship education in the U.N.'s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, 17 goals to eliminate poverty and achieve human rights for everyone economically, socially and environmentally.


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.


Human Rights Week

February 16, 2018

Human Rights, Faith/Mission, Students

The University of Dayton's Human Rights Week, a student-organized week of events to raise awareness of human rights issues around the world, will focus on the criminal justice system.


UD in the News Feb. 3-9

February 09, 2018

Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion, Science, UDRI, Human Rights, Business, Faculty and Staff, Research, Technology, Students, Engineering, Law

'Diverse Issues in Higher Education' highlighted our new executive director of the Office Multicultural Affairs, 'Fortune' ran commentary from law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister and law student Jessica Bernard; and leading Catholic magazine 'America' tapped Bill Portier, Mary Ann Spearin Chair of Catholic Theology, to discuss challenges for Catholic ministry in Appalachia.


UD in the News Jan. 16-19

January 19, 2018

Human Rights

International media turned to University of Dayton experts for insight on human rights and political events during the third week of January.


UD in the News Jan. 1-15

January 12, 2018

Engineering, Diversity and Inclusion, Human Rights, Humanities and Social Sciences, Research, Campus and Community, Science

The new year began with a spotlight on how faculty use student feedback by 'The Chronicle of Higher Education,' a high honor from 'The Academic Minute,' and national media seeking UD experts.

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