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Technology February 26, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 19-26

Provost Paul Benson contributed an op-ed to Inside Higher Ed highlighting the UD Sinclair Academy. Local media reported on the upcoming grand opening for The Hub Powered by PNC Bank at the Dayton Arcade, and UD research that is helping power the Mars rover Perseverance.

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Business February 24, 2021
UD to support foundation dedicated to enhancing sales education

The University of Dayton School of Business Administration will support sales education across the country as the primary sponsor of the Sales Education Foundation.

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Campus and Community February 23, 2021
Virtual grand opening set for The Hub Powered by PNC at the Dayton Arcade

The University of Dayton and the Entrepreneurs’ Center will host a public grand opening for The Hub Powered by PNC Bank at the Dayton Arcade. At 95,000 square feet, it is among the largest university-anchored innovation hubs in the country, including shared and private office spaces, meeting rooms, conference areas, pop-up retail opportunities, learning labs and classrooms. The virtual event will be at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, March 4.

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Faculty and Staff February 22, 2021
If you have devices connected to the Internet, this book about legal pitfalls of the Internet of Things is for you

With Wi-Fi seemingly around most every corner; devices in our hands, bodies, cars and homes connected to the Internet; and questions about the reliability and security of this connectivity, it's inevitable the "Internet of Things" will be the subject of legal battles. A new book by University of Dayton law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister will help anyone with legal questions and issues about connected devices.

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Sustainability February 19, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 12-19

Ohio cable news outlet Spectrum News 1 and Dayton TV station WDTN featured Mary Buchwalder's career as physician and Student Health Center medical director plus her role in helping navigate the University through the pandemic. All three local TV stations highlighted Ash Wednesday services at UD. Columbus and Dayton news outlets reported on UDRI's role in landing the latest Mars rover.

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Technology February 19, 2021
From Dayton to Mars: University of Dayton researchers helped NASA plan Perseverance mission

As the Perseverance rover descended to the surface of Mars just before 4 p.m. Feb. 18, University of Dayton Research Institute scientist Chad Barklay closely watched NASA’s live feed of its Joint Propulsion Lab control room, listening for touchdown confirmation.

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Students February 16, 2021
University lowers summer undergraduate tuition

The University of Dayton is lowering summer undergraduate tuition to help students who wish to use the summer months to advance toward their degrees.

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Faith/Mission February 15, 2021
In the Wilderness: Lent 2021 at the University of Dayton

University of Dayton Campus Ministry encourages all to be present spiritually with Christ "in the wilderness" during Lent, which begins Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17. During Lent, Christians prepare for Easter with prayer, fasting and almsgiving. The distribution of ashes on Ash Wednesday is reminiscent of the ancient tradition of sprinkling ashes over the heads of penitents.

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International February 12, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 6-12

The New York Times and an online magazine of The Washington Post were among the national news outlets seeking faculty expertise on topics including disastrous flooding in India and women in the Catholic Church. 

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Research February 11, 2021
University of Dayton researcher, Pulmonary Wellness Foundation partner to study treatment for COVID ‘long haulers’

A new rehabilitation treatment for COVID-19 “long haulers” — people who contract mild or moderate illness but then continue to suffer symptoms like headaches, fatigue, fever, breathing difficulty, and smell loss for weeks or months — is being studied by University of Dayton assistant professor of psychology Julie Walsh-Messinger and Noah Greenspan of the Pulmonary Wellness Foundation.

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