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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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Innovation September 06, 2019
Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announces UD as part of Ohio IP promise challenge to help attract, develop businesses with intellectual property

Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announced today the University of Dayton will be part of the Ohio IP Promise, a partnership among Ohio's public universities, the University of Dayton and Case Western Reserve University to use intellectual property developed at those universities to attract new business to the state.

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Innovation August 30, 2019
UD in the news Aug. 17-31

UD President Eric Spina wrote an op-ed about easing transfers between two- and four-year colleges for Education Dive. Kristen Krupa-Comfort's research was the subject of a Conversation video of the day. Rob Franek, editor-in-chief at The Princeton Review, listed the University of Dayton among his 'hidden gems' in a segment on CNBC.

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Innovation July 15, 2019
Student receives patent for device improving mobility for child with cerebral palsy

University of Dayton senior Spencer Janning will graduate college with a diploma as well as leave with a patent and Food and Drug Administration registration for his Freedom Brace, a device that's making life easier for one Dayton-area child.

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Law April 18, 2019
UD in the News April 12-19

Media in the U.K., Canada and Ethiopia as well as prominent U.S. media outlets USA Today and National Catholic Reporter highlighted faculty research and expertise on topics that included the Presidential Medal of Freedom, drones, the Mueller report and others.

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Business April 12, 2019
UD in the News April 5-12

All three Dayton TV stations, the Dayton Daily News and the Dayton Business Journal covered the announcement that a joint venture formed by the University and The Entrepreneurs Center signed a 10-year lease at the Dayton Arcade, a key piece in the redevelopment of the historic downtown complex.

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Faculty and Staff April 09, 2019
University of Dayton, The Entrepreneurs Center Announce Arcade Commitment

The Arcade Innovation Hub LLC, a dynamic joint venture of the University of Dayton and The Entrepreneurs Center, has committed to a 10-year lease as anchor tenant for the downtown Arcade, bringing hundreds of UD faculty, staff and students, comprehensive entrepreneurial support services and thousands of square feet of working space for local startups to the massive redevelopment project.

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Business March 01, 2019
UD in the News Feb. 22-March 1

University of Dayton President Eric Spina sat down with WHIO-TV to discuss UD's future and theologian Sandra Yocum discussed the bishops meeting in Rome about the sex abuse crisis with national outlets Newsy and The Epoch Times. The Chronicle of Higher Education featured a UD program in a story about colleges incorporating mental health checkups into the curriculum.

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Engineering January 23, 2019
Emerson Helix Scholarship Winners Named

Five University of Dayton students received Emerson Helix Innovation Scholarships sponsored by The Helix Innovation Center on the University of Dayton campus. They will work with Emerson engineers and industry leaders to develop innovations in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry.

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