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

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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Research February 11, 2021
University of Dayton researcher, Pulmonary Wellness Foundation partner to study treatment for COVID ‘long haulers’

A new rehabilitation treatment for COVID-19 “long haulers” — people who contract mild or moderate illness but then continue to suffer symptoms like headaches, fatigue, fever, breathing difficulty, and smell loss for weeks or months — is being studied by University of Dayton assistant professor of psychology Julie Walsh-Messinger and Noah Greenspan of the Pulmonary Wellness Foundation.

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Business January 08, 2021
UD in the news Dec. 18-Jan. 8

Faculty and staff finished 2020 and rang in 2021 continuing to offer their expertise and thoughts on the issues of the day.

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Students December 18, 2020
UD in the news Dec. 11-18

A pair of faculty contributed pieces for The Conversation while others shared their expertise with the Huffington Post and the Sinclair Broadcasting Group in a story picked up nationwide. Ohio cable news outlet Spectrum News 1 and Dayton TV station ABC22/Fox45 featured the W.S. McIntosh Memorial Leadership Award & Scholarship winner. The Dayton Business Journal also profiled the success of the Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation in 2020.

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Students December 11, 2020
UD in the news Dec. 4-11

Newsweek published an online story that focuses on the University community's collective success in coping with the early spike in cases to bring it down and keep it down through the rest of the semester. The article describes the trajectory of the campus and our efforts, including the importance of our partnerships, the broad-based internal planning efforts and especially the role of the students in coming together in community and as peers to encourage safe behavior.

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Health December 04, 2020
UD in the news Nov. 20-Dec. 4

Several prominent regional and national news outlets highlighted the University's culture, values and mission, including President Eric F. Spina talking to The Chronicle of Higher Education about how "campus values really can influence behavior." Catholic News Service, TV stations in Dayton and Columbus, the magazine of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the website, Diverse Military, are among the others that wrote about our Marianist student communities, Christmas on Campus, Marian Library nativities, and an advisory committee for military personnel and veterans.

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Research December 01, 2020
Young adults experience lingering COVID symptoms too

A new preliminary study contradicts the perception that lingering COVID-19 symptoms mostly affect middle-aged adults, with evidence that a majority of young adults also experience chest pain, breathing difficulty, headaches, diarrhea, loss of smell or taste and other complications for weeks after diagnosis.

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Technology October 21, 2020
Propel Dayton: UD's new program for entrepreneurs designed to move start-ups forward

With a generous gift from an anonymous donor, the University of Dayton Office of Technology and Entrepreneurial Partnerships has launched Propel Dayton, a program designed to support prospective entrepreneurs in starting a new business around a technology developed at UD.

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