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Science April 06, 2020
UDRI technology to quickly diagnose COVID-19 licensed

Software developed by a University of Dayton Research Institute scientist to quickly diagnose COVID-19 has been exclusively licensed by Greenville, South Carolina, software development company Blue Eye Soft. The technology, which detected the presence of the COVID-19 disease on a dataset of chest X-rays in seconds with 98 percent accuracy, was adapted from existing medical diagnostic software in a matter of hours, then licensed in less than three days. 

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President March 06, 2020
UD in the news Feb. 28-March 6

Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis explained the crisis in Syria for The Conversation and 200 radio affiliates across the Pacifica Network. University Business featured our sustainability efforts in a story about green purchasing. USA Today mentioned UD research on drone-plane collisions in a story about Federal Aviation Administration drone rules.

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President February 28, 2020
UD in the news Feb. 21-28

NPR's On Point, The Atlantic, The Conversation, PolitiFact, Phys.org and The Catholic News are among the international and national media featuring faculty expertise, research or programs.

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Science February 24, 2020
Researchers create new state of light; Findings published in international journal Nature Photonics

For 20 years, researchers have studied how light rotates around a longitudinal axis parallel to the direction light travels. But could it move in other ways? After two years of research, and thanks to a sabbatical, University of Dayton researchers Andy Chong and Qiwen Zhan became the first to create a new “state of light” — showing it also can rotate around a transverse axis perpendicular to the direction light travels, like a cyclone. 

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Campus and Community February 21, 2020
UD in the news Feb. 8-21

The New York Times featured the University's tuition plan in a story about financial aid, Inside Higher Ed talked to President Eric F. Spina about college accessibility, faculty wrote for The Conversation and Academic Minute, and Catholic News Service, Crux, College Confidential, Hechinger Report, CNN and JSTOR Daily tapped faculty expertise for stories.

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Research February 20, 2020
Green Energy Ohio gives Green Achievement Award in Academia to UD

The University of Dayton will receive Green Energy Ohio's Green Achievement Award in Academia at an awards ceremony Friday, April 17, at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden.

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Faith/Mission February 07, 2020
UD in the news Feb. 1-7

National higher education writer Jeff Selingo highlighted the University's four-year approach to tuition in his newsletter Next: The Future of Higher Education. Political scientist Christopher Devine wrote about the Presidential Medal of Freedom via The Conversation.

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Faith/Mission January 31, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 24-31

Faculty shared their expertise with international outlets The Conversation, Reuters and Crux plus The Telegraph in India. Several outlets statewide shared stories about how faculty and students are working for the common good.

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Innovation January 30, 2020
University joins regional partnership to help commercialize intellectual property

The University of Dayton has joined with the University of Cincinnati and three other universities in the region in a partnership that will greatly increase the resources and opportunities available to the region's early-stage startups.

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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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