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

Law January 07, 2022
UD in the News Dec. 18-Jan. 7

Four faculty published Conversation pieces and U.S. News & World Report, Bloomberg and the Los Angeles Times quoted three others in stories during the last two weeks of 2021 and the first week of 2022.

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Engineering December 10, 2021
UD in the News Dec. 3-10

Commonweal, Newsweek, National Geographic; The Attitude on the Pacifica Network, which has 220 affiliates; and Catholic News Service are among the national news outlets sharing UD faculty expertise. Local media featured the Greater West Dayton Incubator's grand opening.

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Students December 06, 2021
Student overcomes obstacles to be called 'doctor;' University of Dayton winter graduation set for Dec. 18

Getting a Ph.D was an all or nothing venture for Andrew Reinhardt. He already had a job, but he had always wanted a doctorate and a career doing research. So when he had the opportunity to pursue that goal in UD's electro-optics and photonics department, he said he jumped at it, and nothing was going to stop him, not even cerebral palsy and the autism spectrum disorder Asperger's syndrome.

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Human Rights December 03, 2021
UD in the News Nov. 19-Dec. 3

In the past two weeks, 13 faculty and staff representing eight units either contributed pieces to, were interviewed for, or mentioned in stories by The Conversation, Times Higher Education, The Academic Minute, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, The Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, The Telegraph in the United Kingdom, K-12 Dive and Optics.org. Several local and regional media also highlighted our announcement of UD's new arts center.

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Law November 19, 2021
UD in the News Nov. 13-19

University Business highlighted Tiffany Taylor Smith's promotion to vice president for diversity and inclusion. Phys.org picked up research news out of the School of Engineering. Political scientist Nancy Martorano Miller was a guest of an NPR podcast to discuss gerrymandering. In its research report, the Ohio Supercomputer Center featured the hands-on computing and research opportunities UD students get using the center.

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Technology November 15, 2021
UD researchers take step toward eliminating need for separate devices for day, night cameras

Cell phones, cars and many other devices have separate cameras and sensors for day and night vision, but that need could go away thanks to University of Dayton researchers who developed a single device that can switch between day and night vision applications.

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Students November 15, 2021
'Engineering that truly matters': Students give local man with cerebral palsy gift of family bike rides in time for 27th birthday

A local man with cerebral palsy will receive the gift of going on family bike rides again  — just in time for his 27th birthday — thanks to a group of University of Dayton engineering students who designed an electric bike with a trailer that can be easily transported and pulled by his family.

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Law November 12, 2021
UD in the News Nov. 6-12

Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis was a guest of the Morning Wave in South Korea to discuss the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference. The Los Angeles Times quoted political scientist Christopher Devine's research on vice presidents. Local news media highlighted Tiffany Taylor Smith's promotion to vice president for diversity and inclusion, student work to provide solar energy to local nonprofits and a Research Institute contract for research in autonomous systems.

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Technology November 11, 2021
Engineering researchers receive patent for improved system of tracking objects for safety, search and rescue applications

University of Dayton engineering researchers working with researchers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base have patented a better way to track objects navigating through, around and between hidden spots. The system will improve security and search and rescue applications.

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Law September 03, 2021
UD in the News Aug. 27-Sept. 3

Aviation historian Janet Bednarek and Vision Lab Director Vijayan Asari contributed pieces to The Conversation. Local NPR affiliate WYSO featured the Marian Library's free exhibit on religious tourism featuring pieces from Catholic shrines and festivals — from handcrafted devotional objects to quirky souvenirs.

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