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

Faculty and Staff September 13, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 7-13

The Physiologist Magazine featured Anne Crecelius, interim chair of health and sport science, on the cover of its September issue. The Chronicle of Higher Education highlighted student development's Don't Cancel Your Class program. School psychologist Susan Davies wrote a piece for The Conversation on what parents need to know about concussions. Bold TV featured engineering student Spencer Janning and his Freedom Brace on its program about student entrepreneurs.

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Students September 12, 2019
Briefly speaking

Upcoming events include a safety fair, Inclusive Excellence Scholar Residency programs, a career and internship fair, Center for Leadership professional development sessions, and an evening with Ohio Supreme Court Justice Melody Stewart.

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Law September 06, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 1-6

The Conversation featured immigration expert Miranda Hallett's piece on how climate change is driving emigration from Central America as its lead article on Friday. University of Dayton made Sierra's list of Cool Schools for a second straight year and Insider.com's list of 'best college dorms in the US.' Political scientist Nancy Miller was a guest of the Politics Podcast on FiveThirtyEight. The Daily Beast talked to Meghan Henning in religious studies for its story 'Why did Saint Peter paralyze his own daughter?'

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Faith/Mission September 03, 2019
UD Makes Sierra's Top 20 Coolest Schools List

For the second straight year, the University of Dayton is ranked in Sierra magazine's "Cool Schools" list. UD is the top-ranked school in the Midwest and ranks third among all U.S. Catholic colleges and universities. 

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Science September 03, 2019
University of Dayton alumni couple donate $5 million to support student scholarships, undergraduate research

University of Dayton alumni Margie and Bill Klesse have donated $5 million to fund scholarships and research opportunities in science and engineering for high-achieving students with financial need.

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Innovation August 30, 2019
UD in the news Aug. 17-31

UD President Eric Spina wrote an op-ed about easing transfers between two- and four-year colleges for Education Dive. Kristen Krupa-Comfort's research was the subject of a Conversation video of the day. Rob Franek, editor-in-chief at The Princeton Review, listed the University of Dayton among his 'hidden gems' in a segment on CNBC.

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Faculty and Staff August 28, 2019
UD top performer in national association's 2019 sustainable campus index

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education 2019 Sustainable Campus Index lists the University of Dayton among the world's top performers in the categories of research and purchasing. UD is one of just three Ohio institutions listed as a top performer in any category.

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Students August 14, 2019
University welcomes record student body

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850, will welcome what is expected to be a record number of total students — undergraduate, graduate, law and doctoral — starting this weekend, eclipsing the previous high of 11,300 set last fall.

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Students August 13, 2019
Dayton Foundation partnerships allows student investors to manage $1.5 million

The Dayton Foundation is partnering with the University of Dayton Davis Center for Portfolio Management to allow undergraduate investors to advise and manage a $1.5 million pool of assets designated by Foundation donors.

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Students August 06, 2019
University of Dayton named among Best Colleges

The University of Dayton is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the University in the 2020 edition of its flagship college guide, "The Best 385 Colleges."

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