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Research March 21, 2023
National Science Foundation grant will educate next generation of semiconductor researchers

The University of Dayton has received $353,378 from the National Science Foundation to educate the next generation of researchers working on semiconductor materials and electronic and photonic devices.

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Science March 14, 2023
New LGBTQ+ organization for STEM majors offers community, professional development

JoAnna “Gigi” Walker transferred to UD last fall, unsure if there would be a place for her. When she saw a flier with a rainbow on it marketing a new group for LGBTQ+ STEM majors, she followed the rainbow to a pot of gold: a community.

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Faculty and Staff March 10, 2023
UD in the News March 3-10

The Conversation, The National Desk, Politico and The Circuit News are among the national outlets seeking UD faculty expertise. Regional and local media highlighted several faculty and initiatives, including the NCAA First Four.

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Faculty and Staff February 07, 2023
Additive manufacturing expedites development of new walking cane

The University of Dayton Research Institute is advancing additive manufacturing technologies to help the Air Force more affordably sustain its fleet, and it also was the perfect solution to help one physical therapist help people walk more safely.

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Engineering January 27, 2023
An engineer in theater: “To thine own self be true.”

Nicholas Rollin felt split in two. As a mechanical engineering major, he was invested in his studies, but he also wanted to explore his love for technical theater. Instead of having to pick, Rollin found wholeness at UD.

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Engineering January 13, 2023
UD in the News Jan. 7-13

National Law Journal wrote about a law school program to recruit underrepresented students. Climate scientist Shuang-ye Wu was on The Academic Life podcast. The School of Engineering made the cover of OhioENGINEER's engineering education issue.

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International December 21, 2022
UD engineering faculty, alumni, students building water system for Malawi schools

UD School of Engineering faculty, staff and alumni are leading by example and showing students how to serve others with their engineering skills by improving access to water for schools in Malawi.

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Engineering December 17, 2022
UD in the News Dec. 10-17

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education, Commonweal and Sinclair Broadcasting's The National Desk highlighted UD programs and expertise. Regional and local media featured a new program for first-generation students and classes working for the common good.

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Campus and Community December 09, 2022
UD in the News Dec. 3-9

The Conversation and the daily newsletter of the American Society of Engineering Education highlighted UD classes while INSIGHT Into Diversity featured the new Health Equity Activation Think Tank.

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Faith/Mission November 28, 2022
Engineering systems for the common good: With math, class hopes to offer solutions to homelessness

It's an equation that may seem impossible, an engineering professor using math to help find solutions for homelessness in Montgomery County, but Raúl Ordóñez believes his class can calculate some very real answers.

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