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Research April 22, 2024
UD historian preserves Iraqi minority cultural heritage under $1M USAID grant

A University of Dayton historian is working to preserve the cultural heritage of minority communities in Iraq.

Engineering April 18, 2024
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Recognized as American Society of Biomechanics Fellow

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Kim Bigelow was awarded the status of Fellow in the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB). She will be recognized at the annual ASB conference in August.

Engineering April 18, 2024
From Advisor to Lab Manager: Committed to Student Success
Through two positions and ten years, lab manager Penny Timmer has always been committed to supporting students.
Engineering April 18, 2024
Recent Master’s Graduate Continues Research At UD as Research Engineer
Ben Robertson doesn’t work for an usual employer of UD graduates — but still certainly a rewarding one. After graduating with his master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Dayton in 2023, he accepted a position as a research engineer with UD.
Experiential Learning April 18, 2024
Steered to Success
Nicholas Schmidt ’08 merged his passions in marketing and sports and co-founded AutoGrowl, an automotive marketing agency in 2016. As he navigates the road to success, he’s keeping a lane open for current Flyers in UD’s sport management program.
Engineering April 18, 2024
7 Questions with Dr. Sharon Bommer
We asked Dr. Sharon Bommer, associate professor in the Department of Engineering Management, Systems and Technology, about her background and research.
Giving April 15, 2024
A Flyers and Bearcat Connection
Despite the rivalry between the Flyers and Bearcats, University of Dayton alumnus Joe Luckey ’91 found his professional calling within University of Cincinnati athletics.
Experiential Learning April 12, 2024
Organic Growth
Jeremy Erb’s passion for organic chemistry synthesized in university and professional labs. Now an associate professor at UD, Erb is determined to foster curiosity and community among his students through hands-on lab experience.
President April 11, 2024
United: Sun, Moon and Us

The University of Dayton cancelled afternoon classes on Monday. Well, not exactly. The Central Mall, dotted with students, faculty, staff and families sprawled on blankets, turned into a massive outdoor laboratory for viewing the moon move across the sun and cast the University into twilight and then near-darkness.

Faculty April 10, 2024
College Faculty in the News: April 10, 2024

News agencies across the region, the nation and throughout the world often reach out to our faculty experts for their perspectives on today's issues.