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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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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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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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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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Science September 03, 2019
University of Dayton alumni couple donate $5 million to support student scholarships, undergraduate research

University of Dayton alumni Margie and Bill Klesse have donated $5 million to fund scholarships and research opportunities in science and engineering for high-achieving students with financial need.

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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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Research August 26, 2019
Taylor Renner fills role of Research Institute associate director of business services to help support continued growth

The University of Dayton Research Institute welcomed Taylor Renner to the new role of associate director of business services. In her position, Renner will assume oversight of the Institute's administrative functions, currently managed by executive director Allan Crasto.

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Law August 16, 2019
UD in the news Aug. 2-16

BBC Radio, Voice of America, Newsy and NPR interviewed sociologist Art Jipson about white nationalists. Al Jazeera English interviewed law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister about Jeffrey Epstein's death. Meghan Henning, assistant professor of religious studies, talked to The Daily Beast and The Christian Century about prayer. Immigration expert Miranda Hallett was a guest of a show in Argentina to discuss racism against Hispanics.

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Science August 12, 2019
University achieves five-straight years of double-digit research growth, sets new record

The University of Dayton put an exclamation point on its fifth-straight year of double-digit research growth with a record $166 million in sponsored research performed in fiscal year 2019. This is a nearly 11 percent increase over last year's record of $149.8 million.

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