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

Campus and Community August 04, 2019
President Spina message about shooting in Oregon District

The University of Dayton expresses its profound grief and sadness about the horrific shooting in the city's Oregon District. As a Catholic, Marianist community, we offer our prayers for the families and loved ones of the victims and the wounded, both for our friends and neighbors here in Dayton and in El Paso, Texas.

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President June 28, 2019
University to Welcome New Board Chair, Six New Board Members

When Mary Boosalis, president and CEO of Premier Health, becomes the first woman in the University's 169-year history to take the leadership role as chair of the board of trustees on July 1, six new members of the board will join her.

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President May 10, 2019
UD in the News May 3-10

Several national and international outlets sought the expertise of University of Dayton faculty and staff, including The Associated Press, CTV in Canada, Fast Company, WalletHub and Technology First.

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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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President April 25, 2019
University to Bless, Dedicate Curran Place May 1

The University of Dayton will honor past president Daniel J. Curran during a ceremony at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in the Riverview Cafe in Curran Place to bless and dedicate the building that now bears his name.

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President April 11, 2019
President Spina at the Statehouse

President Eric F. Spina is expected to testify before the Ohio House Finance Subcommittee on Higher Education today in support of the Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG).

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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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Business March 01, 2019
UD in the News Feb. 22-March 1

University of Dayton President Eric Spina sat down with WHIO-TV to discuss UD's future and theologian Sandra Yocum discussed the bishops meeting in Rome about the sex abuse crisis with national outlets Newsy and The Epoch Times. The Chronicle of Higher Education featured a UD program in a story about colleges incorporating mental health checkups into the curriculum.

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Faculty and Staff January 04, 2019
Events to Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: 'Shape the Future by Building Place for All'

Beverly Daniel Tatum, author of Assimilation Blues: Black Families in a White Community; Can We Talk About Race? and Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations about Race, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Dayton's annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Kennedy Union ballroom.

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