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

Faculty and Staff February 08, 2019
UD in the News Jan. 25-Feb. 8

University of Dayton faculty and staff contributed to the national conversation on curricular innovations, college affordability and career outcomes in Education Dive, The Chronicle of Higher Education and U.S. News & World Report. CBC News, Catholic News Service and BYU Radio tapped faculty expertise on airport design, social media and corporate social responsibility.

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Faculty and Staff January 29, 2019
Campus Closed Wednesday; Stay Indoors

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Engineering January 25, 2019
UD in the News Jan. 19-25

Fox News interviewed University of Dayton Research Institute impact physics group leader Kevin Poormon about the risks drones pose to aircraft. A portion of the interview aired on "Special Report w/ Bret Baier" and eight Fox affiliates nationwide. "Fox & Friends" also aired video from UDRI's test of a drone hitting an airplane wing. CNN ran aviation historian Janet Bednarek's Conversation piece, "In 'airports of the future', everything new is old again" which has more than 81,000 reads.

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Campus and Community January 18, 2019
UD in the News Jan. 1-18

Four University of Dayton faculty shared their expertise worldwide the first half of January via The Conversation, an international news outlet that features articles by academics, while others were interviewed by The Associated Press, National Catholic Reporter and Education Dive.

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Faculty and Staff January 04, 2019
Events to Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: 'Shape the Future by Building Place for All'

Beverly Daniel Tatum, author of Assimilation Blues: Black Families in a White Community; Can We Talk About Race? and Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations about Race, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Dayton's annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Kennedy Union ballroom.

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Humanities and Social Sciences December 19, 2018
University of Dayton Sets Another Research Record, Claims Top Spot Nationally for Materials Engineering

The University of Dayton set another research record in fiscal year 2018 and claimed the top spot in the nation among universities for materials engineering research in the latest National Science Foundation rankings for fiscal year 2017. UD ranks in the top 25 of all U.S. colleges and universities in seven categories.

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Faculty and Staff December 18, 2018
The Academic Minute: Cars and Government Regulations

History Professor John Heitmann explores how Americans re-shaped the car as it re-shaped them on the popular radio program The Academic Minute.

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Research December 17, 2018
Research Shows There's a Gold Standard for Tipping

Consumers equate gold with status and luxury — and it turns out seeing the color makes them more generous tippers, according to new research from University of Dayton Assistant Professor of Marketing Na Young Lee.

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Research December 14, 2018
UD in the News Dec. 1-14

University of Dayton faculty expertise spread worldwide the first half of December via The Conversation, an international news outlet that features articles by academics, CTV in Canada, Medium.com, Eyewire and the Detroit Free Press.

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Faculty and Staff December 12, 2018
Researcher Receives Second Patent for Device to Provide Relief from Glaucoma

Khalid Lafdi, University of Dayton Wright Brothers Endowed Chair in Nanomaterials, was named on a second patent for a medical drainage device mainly for glaucoma patients that also could be used for drainage in the ears, brain or chest or to provide access to larger veins or arteries.

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