Friday September 1, 2017

UD in the News Aug. 26-31

National and local media highlighted the School of Engineering's successes in increasing women in engineering and working toward eliminating book deserts, while the Human Rights Center's efforts to education Ohio's youth about human trafficking drew regional media attention.

The American Society of Engineering Education featured news of both School of Engineering initiatives in its daily First Bell e-newsletter.

In addition to The Columbus Dispatch featuring the Human Rights Center's anti-human trafficking efforts, the paper also included comments from law professor Jeannette Cox in its story about political speech at work.

Other media attention focused on the University hiring a new Women's Center director and expertise on flooding and racial extremism in the Miami Valley.

Highlights of the news coverage from Aug. 26-31 are below, and you can click here to view links to all of the University's media coverage for the month.

Schools get human trafficking training
Columbus Dispatch (subscription)
Tony Talbott, Human Rights Center

Ohio Universities See More Women Among Incoming Engineering Students
University Of Dayton Engineering Students Build Book-holding Bike For Group Fighting Literary Deserts
ASEE First Bell

Colleges, employers want female engineers: Where are they?
Dayton Daily News
Eddy Rojas, dean

Engineering students customize bike for Words on Wheels
WHIO-TV, WDTN-TV
Karlos Marshall, alumnus

Political rants at work lack free-speech protection
Columbus Dispatch (subscription)
Jeannette Cox, School of Law

Dog Gazing: Attachment between Hound and Human
I Spy Physiology
Logan Goff, student

The New Director of the Women's Center
WIA Report
Lisa Borello, Women's Center

Flood control in the Miami Valley
ABC22/Fox45, WDTN-TV
Shuang-ye Wu, geology

UD Professor: Racist Extremist Group Activity Has Increased In Southwest Ohio
WYSO-FM
Art Jipson, criminal justice studies and sociology

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