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

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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Research October 14, 2020
With an AIMM for safer face masks

A reusable self-disinfecting N95 mask concept developed by a University of Dayton Research Institute scientist holds so much promise for success, the inventor has created a start-up company to commercialize the technology. 

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Science September 30, 2020
At the surface: Research Institute wins new award for work to advance coatings for aerospace systems

The University of Dayton Research Institute will use a new $60 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory to support the development of advanced aerospace coating protection systems. 

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Human Rights September 25, 2020
UD in the news Sept. 18-25

President Eric F. Spina contributed an op-ed about the 100th anniversary of the "University of Dayton" and our continuing connection to the Dayton community. Local and regional news media highlighted UD research, the Flyer Pitch competition, an award for a UD human rights champion, and UD sustainability and legal expertise.

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Research September 18, 2020
UD in the news Sept. 12-18

Dayton station WDTN-TV reported on UD's national award for diversity and inclusion. The New York Times, EL PAÍS in Spain, Yahoo! News, The Conversation, Aerospace Testing International and DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education are among the national and international news media tapping faculty expertise.

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Research September 11, 2020
UD in the news Sept. 1-11

Several local media featured initiatives close to the University's mission, the success and value of University programs, and faculty research.

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Law July 31, 2020
UD in the news July 25-31

NPR, The Conversation, Forbes and Vox are among the prominent national media outlets seeking UD faculty expertise.

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Research July 24, 2020
UD in the news July 17-24

The Dayton Daily News wrote about how the University is on sound financial footing heading into the fall, WHIO Reports featured the Center for Social Concern's social justice work, and WDTN-TV covered news of our Americorps grant. Lawrence Burnley, vice president for diversity and inclusion, wrote about the legacy of civil rights leaders John Lewis and C.T. Vivian for The Conversation.

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Campus and Community July 17, 2020
UD in the news July 10-17

The Conversation, Nanowerk and Women's Running featured UD faculty research. The Dayton Business Journal did a feature piece on the School of Law's turnaround in the last five years. Local media covered news of the University bringing back furloughed employees.

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Engineering July 15, 2020
Researchers find technique for 3-D printing on nanoscale that can correct mistakes

University of Dayton physics and electro-optics researchers Md Shah Alam, Qiwen Zhan and Chenglong Zhao have created a less expensive 3-D printing method on a nanoscale, or a thousand times smaller than a human hair, that can manufacture nanostructures and erase mistakes. Top nanotechnology journal Nano Letters published their findings.

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