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

Law July 31, 2020
UD in the news July 25-31

NPR, The Conversation, Forbes and Vox are among the prominent national media outlets seeking UD faculty expertise.

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Research July 24, 2020
UD in the news July 17-24

The Dayton Daily News wrote about how the University is on sound financial footing heading into the fall, WHIO Reports featured the Center for Social Concern's social justice work, and WDTN-TV covered news of our Americorps grant. Lawrence Burnley, vice president for diversity and inclusion, wrote about the legacy of civil rights leaders John Lewis and C.T. Vivian for The Conversation.

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Campus and Community July 17, 2020
UD in the news July 10-17

The Conversation, Nanowerk and Women's Running featured UD faculty research. The Dayton Business Journal did a feature piece on the School of Law's turnaround in the last five years. Local media covered news of the University bringing back furloughed employees.

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Engineering July 15, 2020
Researchers find technique for 3-D printing on nanoscale that can correct mistakes

University of Dayton physics and electro-optics researchers Md Shah Alam, Qiwen Zhan and Chenglong Zhao have created a less expensive 3-D printing method on a nanoscale, or a thousand times smaller than a human hair, that can manufacture nanostructures and erase mistakes. Top nanotechnology journal Nano Letters published their findings.

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Science July 10, 2020
UD in the news July 4-10

Outlets in France and India tapped political scientist Christopher Devine's expertise, and national and local news outlets highlighted alternative fuels testing at the University of Dayton Research Institute, Transportation Engineering Lab research on the effectiveness of freeway median cable barriers and University support for international students.

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Engineering July 02, 2020
UD in the news June 27-July 3

Political scientist Christopher Devine provided his expertise on vice presidential selections to The Conversation, NPR on Point, Vox and The Independent in the United Kingdom this week. NPR also talked to sociologist Art Jipson about racial extremism.

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Science June 29, 2020
Clearing the way for alternative fuels

That pizza box that was too cheesy to be recycled may still have a shot at a second life outside of a landfill — and in the fuel tank of your next flight.  

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Faculty and Staff June 18, 2020
Researcher one of five worldwide to receive equipment from De Luca Foundation COVID-19 initiative

University of Dayton assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering Tim Reissman is one of five researchers worldwide, and the only one in the U.S., to receive equipment from the De Luca Foundation’s COVID-19 Donation Initiative. Reissman will use the Trigno Avanti Research+ System to better understand the walking ability of older adults and to develop hip exoskeletons, robotic devices worn around the hips to improve walking. 

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Research June 17, 2020
Researchers receive approximately $2 million to study how pilots perform in various flight conditions

Three University of Dayton researchers have received approximately $2 million as part of a Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) involving researchers from Harvard University and The Ohio State University, among others, to model and predict how pilots perform in various flight conditions.

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Faculty and Staff June 16, 2020
Study shows Ohio freeway median cable barriers stop vehicles from crashing into oncoming traffic

As America slowly reopens and people resume hitting the open road, travelers through the Buckeye State can rest assured median cable barriers are doing their job. A University of Dayton Transportation Engineering Lab study of 2,209 highway crashes where a vehicle hit or crossed median cable barriers shows only 1.7% of vehicles involved breached the barriers and crashed into oncoming traffic.

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