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

President April 24, 2020
UD in the news April 18-24

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured UD Arena serving as a COVID-19 testing site in a series about what colleges are doing to combat the virus. Several local and regional media highlighted how UD is supporting students with virtual celebrations on what would've been graduation weekend, the student crisis fund and career advice. Others tapped faculty expertise on learning and effects on the economy during the pandemic.

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President March 06, 2020
UD in the news Feb. 28-March 6

Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis explained the crisis in Syria for The Conversation and 200 radio affiliates across the Pacifica Network. University Business featured our sustainability efforts in a story about green purchasing. USA Today mentioned UD research on drone-plane collisions in a story about Federal Aviation Administration drone rules.

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President February 28, 2020
UD in the news Feb. 21-28

NPR's On Point, The Atlantic, The Conversation, PolitiFact, Phys.org and The Catholic News are among the international and national media featuring faculty expertise, research or programs.

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Science February 24, 2020
Researchers create new state of light; Findings published in international journal Nature Photonics

For 20 years, researchers have studied how light rotates around a longitudinal axis parallel to the direction light travels. But could it move in other ways? After two years of research, and thanks to a sabbatical, University of Dayton researchers Andy Chong and Qiwen Zhan became the first to create a new “state of light” — showing it also can rotate around a transverse axis perpendicular to the direction light travels, like a cyclone. 

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Campus and Community February 21, 2020
UD in the news Feb. 8-21

The New York Times featured the University's tuition plan in a story about financial aid, Inside Higher Ed talked to President Eric F. Spina about college accessibility, faculty wrote for The Conversation and Academic Minute, and Catholic News Service, Crux, College Confidential, Hechinger Report, CNN and JSTOR Daily tapped faculty expertise for stories.

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Faith/Mission January 31, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 24-31

Faculty shared their expertise with international outlets The Conversation, Reuters and Crux plus The Telegraph in India. Several outlets statewide shared stories about how faculty and students are working for the common good.

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Innovation January 30, 2020
University joins regional partnership to help commercialize intellectual property

The University of Dayton has joined with the University of Cincinnati and three other universities in the region in a partnership that will greatly increase the resources and opportunities available to the region's early-stage startups.

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President January 24, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 17-24

Paul Morrow, the John M. Meagher Human Rights Fellow in the Human Rights Center, contributed 'Is it ethical to show Holocaust images?' to The Conversation. Historian Julius Amin was a guest of Voice of America Africa to discuss 'Freedom struggle in America and Africa were entwined in Dr. King's view.'

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Diversity and Inclusion January 17, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 11-17

BBC News tapped juries expert Thaddeus Hoffmeister to explain how lawyers will try to seat a jury in the Harvey Weinstein case and the Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal highlighted the University's growing research profile and commitment to diversity.

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President January 10, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 4-10

University President Eric F. Spina discussed how the University and the State of Ohio are collaborating to help fill the need for computer scientists in a Dayton Daily News opinion piece, "Ohio reprograms its future."

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