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Research January 24, 2020
Geologist wins $100K+ NASA grant for glacier study

University of Dayton geologist Umesh Haritashya won a $100,433 NASA grant to study a new type of data from Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR) that will help scientists better detect and understand glaciers. Here are three things to know about his work:

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Diversity and Inclusion January 17, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 11-17

BBC News tapped juries expert Thaddeus Hoffmeister to explain how lawyers will try to seat a jury in the Harvey Weinstein case and the Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal highlighted the University's growing research profile and commitment to diversity.

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President January 10, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 4-10

University President Eric F. Spina discussed how the University and the State of Ohio are collaborating to help fill the need for computer scientists in a Dayton Daily News opinion piece, "Ohio reprograms its future."

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Libraries December 05, 2019
UD in the news Nov. 23-Dec. 5

Historian Haimanti Roy wrote about India’s plan to identify illegal immigrants for The Conversation. U.S. News & World Report included the University in a slideshow of 10 environmentally friendly colleges. At least 18 affiliates in 14 states picked up a WDTN-TV story about the Marian Library's Nativities.

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Science November 22, 2019
UD in the news Nov. 16-22

NPR, CNBC, The Conversation, Crux, Chief Executive magazine and CTV in Canada are among the national and international outlets featuring faculty expertise or University initiatives in stories this week.

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Engineering November 22, 2019
UD moves into top spot in new category, remains in another in latest NSF rankings

The University of Dayton moved into the top spot among all U.S. Catholic colleges and universities for research in physical science, technology, engineering and math (physical S/TEM), in the latest National Science Foundation rankings. In the rankings released Nov. 14 for research performed in fiscal year 2018, UD also retained its top spot for all materials research among all U.S. colleges and universities.

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President November 15, 2019
UD in the news Nov. 8-15

Entrepreneur listed our undergraduate entrepreneurship program among the best in the nation. Food Technology highlighted Lincoln Hill Gardens and the expertise of Diana Cuy Castellanos in health and sport science in a story about feeding global cities. ScienceDirect and Cosmopolitan Middle East also tapped faculty expertise for stories.

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Giving November 01, 2019
UD in the news Oct. 26-Nov. 1

University Business highlighted UD's tuition plan in a story about how colleges are fighting tuition hikes. BizEd's Collaborations section included the Davis Center for Portfolio Management's partnership with The Dayton Foundation to manage assets for the foundation. WVXU-FM in Cincinnati and WOSU-AM featured engineering student Spencer Janning and his invention; ASEE First Bell picked up the story.

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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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