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

Science July 10, 2020
UD in the news July 4-10

Outlets in France and India tapped political scientist Christopher Devine's expertise, and national and local news outlets highlighted alternative fuels testing at the University of Dayton Research Institute, Transportation Engineering Lab research on the effectiveness of freeway median cable barriers and University support for international students.

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Science June 29, 2020
Clearing the way for alternative fuels

That pizza box that was too cheesy to be recycled may still have a shot at a second life outside of a landfill — and in the fuel tank of your next flight.  

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Campus and Community June 19, 2020
UD in the news June 12-19

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Larry Burnley, and historians Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders and Julius Amin have been at the forefront of the discussion of race in America by writing pieces for The Washington Post, The Conversation, The (Toledo) Blade, Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal. Burnley also did interviews for local TV stations WHIO and WDTN.

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Faculty and Staff June 18, 2020
Researcher one of five worldwide to receive equipment from De Luca Foundation COVID-19 initiative

University of Dayton assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering Tim Reissman is one of five researchers worldwide, and the only one in the U.S., to receive equipment from the De Luca Foundation’s COVID-19 Donation Initiative. Reissman will use the Trigno Avanti Research+ System to better understand the walking ability of older adults and to develop hip exoskeletons, robotic devices worn around the hips to improve walking. 

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Research June 17, 2020
Researchers receive approximately $2 million to study how pilots perform in various flight conditions

Three University of Dayton researchers have received approximately $2 million as part of a Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) involving researchers from Harvard University and The Ohio State University, among others, to model and predict how pilots perform in various flight conditions.

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Faculty and Staff June 16, 2020
Study shows Ohio freeway median cable barriers stop vehicles from crashing into oncoming traffic

As America slowly reopens and people resume hitting the open road, travelers through the Buckeye State can rest assured median cable barriers are doing their job. A University of Dayton Transportation Engineering Lab study of 2,209 highway crashes where a vehicle hit or crossed median cable barriers shows only 1.7% of vehicles involved breached the barriers and crashed into oncoming traffic.

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Diversity and Inclusion June 12, 2020
UD in the news June 5-12

The Conversation, The Wall Street Journal, BBC World, Crux, America and Spectrum News in Ohio and North Carolina are among the high-profile news outlets tapping UD experts to explain current events.

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Human Rights June 05, 2020
UD in the news May 30-June 5

High-profile national and international outlets sought law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister's expertise for stories about the George Floyd case and nationwide protests. Outlets include CTV in Canada, Al Jazeera English, Reuters, Christian Science Monitor and The Hill.

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Humanities and Social Sciences May 29, 2020
UD in the news May 23-29

National and international news outlets featured UD initiatives or experts addressing issues associated with the COVID-19 pandemic or Dayton's Memorial Day tornadoes and Oregon District shooting. Outlets include CNBC, The Conversation and Ethiopian outlet ZeHabesha. PBS NewsHour also interviewed political scientist Christopher Devine about "What should Biden look for in a VP?"

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Campus and Community May 22, 2020
UD in the news May 15-22

The Dayton Business Journal sat down with President Eric F. Spina to discuss what he expects after the shift to remote learning. Several Dayton media highlighted the UD student documentary "Dayton's Darkest Summer" about Dayton's recovery from the Memorial Day tornadoes and Oregon District shooting.

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