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

Engineering October 22, 2019
Commercial aviation alternative fuels initiative taps School of Engineering lab as first in nation for screening

The Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative has greenlighted the University of Dayton Heyne Energy and Appropriate Technology Lab and the University of Dayton Research Institute to be the first in the nation to prescreen alternative aviation fuels for viability to enter the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) testing program.

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Faculty and Staff October 18, 2019
UD in the news Oct. 5-18

Jason Reinoehl, vice president for strategic enrollment management, wrote "The case for price transparency" for University Business, and historian Bill Trollinger and Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture Vincent Miller penned pieces on fundamentalism turning 100 and the Synod of the Amazon, respectively, for The Conversation.

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Students October 11, 2019
University receives $6 million gift for Flyer Promise, experiential learning, faculty and staff entrepreneurship, athletics

A University of Dayton alumni couple has donated $6 million to fund a portion of the University’s flagship Flyer Promise scholarship program, support experiential learning opportunities, establish programs to foster a culture of faculty and staff entrepreneurship, and support athletics priorities.

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Campus and Community October 04, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 30-Oct. 4

Inside Higher Ed prominently featured the School of Law's online hybrid J.D. program; CNBC.com tapped aviation historian Janet Bednarek's expertise for its story, 'How U.S. airports make money'; and The Atlantic interviewed political scientist Joshua Ambrosius for a story on the 2020 election.

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Faculty and Staff October 02, 2019
University of Dayton joins Second Nature commitment affirming higher ed's role in shaping climate-resilient communities

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina signed Second Nature's Resilience Commitment focused on climate adaptation and community-building to address a changing climate and resulting extremes. 

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Engineering October 01, 2019
University of Dayton, Central State University receive NSF grant to give STEM teachers international experience for their classrooms

The University of Dayton and Central State University are looking for local middle and high school STEM teachers to participate in a yearlong National Science Foundation program. The teachers will work with a community partner to create solutions for issues in developing countries using locally available technology. They will be paired with a faculty mentor, travel internationally to work on a project with a partner agency, then create curriculum for their classrooms. The application deadline is Oct. 15.

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Campus and Community September 27, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 14-27

Inside Higher Ed highlighted the University's transparent tuition plan in a special report. The Conversation featured articles by Shelley Inglis, Human Rights Center executive director, and Chun Zhang, assistant marketing professor. Al Jazeera English, BBC News Mundo, CTV in Canada and The Washington Post also sought faculty expertise to explain current events.

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Faculty and Staff September 13, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 7-13

The Physiologist Magazine featured Anne Crecelius, interim chair of health and sport science, on the cover of its September issue. The Chronicle of Higher Education highlighted student development's Don't Cancel Your Class program. School psychologist Susan Davies wrote a piece for The Conversation on what parents need to know about concussions. Bold TV featured engineering student Spencer Janning and his Freedom Brace on its program about student entrepreneurs.

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Law September 06, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 1-6

The Conversation featured immigration expert Miranda Hallett's piece on how climate change is driving emigration from Central America as its lead article on Friday. University of Dayton made Sierra's list of Cool Schools for a second straight year and Insider.com's list of 'best college dorms in the US.' Political scientist Nancy Miller was a guest of the Politics Podcast on FiveThirtyEight. The Daily Beast talked to Meghan Henning in religious studies for its story 'Why did Saint Peter paralyze his own daughter?'

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Faith/Mission September 03, 2019
UD Makes Sierra's Top 20 Coolest Schools List

For the second straight year, the University of Dayton is ranked in Sierra magazine's "Cool Schools" list. UD is the top-ranked school in the Midwest and ranks third among all U.S. Catholic colleges and universities. 

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