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

Engineering April 30, 2021
UD in the News April 24-30

Agence France-Presse, BYU Radio on Sirius XM and several Dayton news outlets are among those touting UD community involvement, research and faculty expertise.

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Science March 19, 2021
UD in the News March 13-19

Biofuels Digest, Renewable Energy Magazine, Yahoo! Sports, Yahoo! News, The Conversation, CNN and The Hill are among the national outlets sharing University of Dayton faculty expertise.

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Engineering March 16, 2021
UD earns top rankings in National Science Foundation's most recent annual rankings report on higher education research

The University of Dayton ranks No. 1 in 10 categories among national, state and Catholic colleges and universities, and it increased its standing in five others according to the National Science Foundation’s most recent annual rankings report on higher education research.

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Science March 15, 2021
UD researchers on National Renewable Energy Laboratory team fast-tracking food waste into sustainable aviation fuel

University of Dayton researchers have helped a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) team take another step toward turning wet food waste into a sustainable aviation fuel.

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Students March 12, 2021
UD in the news March 6-12

President Eric F. Spina wrote an op-ed on the Dayton Arcade for the Dayton Daily News, Spectrum News in Ohio and Florida featured two student entrepreneurs who started a COVID-related business, and a pair of faculty contributed pieces to The Conversation.

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Campus and Community March 05, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 27-March 5

Ohio cable news outlet Spectrum News and several local media covered the grand opening of the The Hub Powered by PNC at the Dayton Arcade. Professor Janet Bednarek's research on people living in airports was picked up by Yahoo! News and drew more than a million overall readers.

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Technology February 26, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 19-26

Provost Paul Benson contributed an op-ed to Inside Higher Ed highlighting the UD Sinclair Academy. Local media reported on the upcoming grand opening for The Hub Powered by PNC Bank at the Dayton Arcade, and UD research that is helping power the Mars rover Perseverance.

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Sustainability February 19, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 12-19

Ohio cable news outlet Spectrum News 1 and Dayton TV station WDTN featured Mary Buchwalder's career as physician and Student Health Center medical director plus her role in helping navigate the University through the pandemic. All three local TV stations highlighted Ash Wednesday services at UD. Columbus and Dayton news outlets reported on UDRI's role in landing the latest Mars rover.

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Technology February 19, 2021
From Dayton to Mars: University of Dayton researchers helped NASA plan Perseverance mission

As the Perseverance rover descended to the surface of Mars just before 4 p.m. Feb. 18, University of Dayton Research Institute scientist Chad Barklay closely watched NASA’s live feed of its Joint Propulsion Lab control room, listening for touchdown confirmation.

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International February 12, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 6-12

The New York Times and an online magazine of The Washington Post were among the national news outlets seeking faculty expertise on topics including disastrous flooding in India and women in the Catholic Church. 

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