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

Engineering October 22, 2019
Commercial aviation alternative fuels initiative taps School of Engineering lab as first in nation for screening

The Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative has greenlighted the University of Dayton Heyne Energy and Appropriate Technology Lab and the University of Dayton Research Institute to be the first in the nation to prescreen alternative aviation fuels for viability to enter the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) testing program.

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Students October 22, 2019
Briefly speaking

UD is named a bicycle friendly university. Upcoming events include Sustainability Week; incorporating diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; campus ministry events highlighting diversity and veterans, and Center for Leadership professional development sessions.

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Science October 21, 2019
Research Institute partnership with Kettering schools will help teachers learn, integrate sciences, arts into classroom

Bringing science, technology, engineering, arts and math to younger students can influence career choices. By the time they reach the sixth grade, most girls already have a career in mind; for boys it is ninth grade. 

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Faculty and Staff October 18, 2019
UD in the news Oct. 5-18

Jason Reinoehl, vice president for strategic enrollment management, wrote "The case for price transparency" for University Business, and historian Bill Trollinger and Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture Vincent Miller penned pieces on fundamentalism turning 100 and the Synod of the Amazon, respectively, for The Conversation.

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Giving October 16, 2019
Berry family gift supports honors students

An influential Dayton family with a long history of community philanthropy is continuing their legacy of generosity with a $5 million commitment to fund scholarships for students in the University of Dayton’s Honors Program.

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Campus and Community October 15, 2019
University, Entrepreneurs Center launch brand for Arcade Innovation Hub

The University of Dayton and The Entrepreneurs Center today unveiled “The Hub at the Arcade,” a student-designed brand for their joint venture at the downtown Arcade that will serve as a center for innovation in the region.

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Students October 11, 2019
University receives $6 million gift for Flyer Promise, experiential learning, faculty and staff entrepreneurship, athletics

A University of Dayton alumni couple has donated $6 million to fund a portion of the University’s flagship Flyer Promise scholarship program, support experiential learning opportunities, establish programs to foster a culture of faculty and staff entrepreneurship, and support athletics priorities.

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Campus and Community October 04, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 30-Oct. 4

Inside Higher Ed prominently featured the School of Law's online hybrid J.D. program; CNBC.com tapped aviation historian Janet Bednarek's expertise for its story, 'How U.S. airports make money'; and The Atlantic interviewed political scientist Joshua Ambrosius for a story on the 2020 election.

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Faculty and Staff October 02, 2019
University of Dayton joins Second Nature commitment affirming higher ed's role in shaping climate-resilient communities

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina signed Second Nature's Resilience Commitment focused on climate adaptation and community-building to address a changing climate and resulting extremes. 

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Campus and Community October 02, 2019
University to dedicate new building, Fitz Center space

The University of Dayton Fitz Center for Leadership in Community will move to its new space alongside the Dayton Foundation and Dayton Development Coalition at 1401 S. Main St. and host a building dedication and blessing during a public ceremony at 2 p.m. Oct. 17.

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