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

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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Research August 26, 2019
Taylor Renner fills role of Research Institute associate director of business services to help support continued growth

The University of Dayton Research Institute welcomed Taylor Renner to the new role of associate director of business services. In her position, Renner will assume oversight of the Institute's administrative functions, currently managed by executive director Allan Crasto.

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Campus and Community August 21, 2019
Three community organizations come together under one roof

In the coming weeks, three community-building organizations will be moving into a new building in one of the key development areas in the City of Dayton, a move they say is aimed at increasing opportunities for broad and deep collaborations with a wide variety of public and private partners.

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Law August 16, 2019
UD in the news Aug. 2-16

BBC Radio, Voice of America, Newsy and NPR interviewed sociologist Art Jipson about white nationalists. Al Jazeera English interviewed law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister about Jeffrey Epstein's death. Meghan Henning, assistant professor of religious studies, talked to The Daily Beast and The Christian Century about prayer. Immigration expert Miranda Hallett was a guest of a show in Argentina to discuss racism against Hispanics.

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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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Science August 12, 2019
University achieves five-straight years of double-digit research growth, sets new record

The University of Dayton put an exclamation point on its fifth-straight year of double-digit research growth with a record $166 million in sponsored research performed in fiscal year 2019. This is a nearly 11 percent increase over last year's record of $149.8 million.

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Giving August 08, 2019
University of Dayton fundraising continues strong momentum

The University of Dayton is closing the books on another successful fiscal year of fundraising in which alumni, students, employees and friends of the University gave $45.5 million to support UD's mission, its aspirational vision and — most importantly — its students. 

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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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