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

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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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 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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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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Science December 12, 2019
State of Ohio awards University nearly $3 million for Choose Ohio First Scholarships for computer science students

The state of Ohio awarded the University of Dayton nearly $3 million for Choose Ohio First scholarships during the next five years for students in computer science and related fields, Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announced Dec. 12 at the University of Dayton School of Engineering Innovation Center. The program's goal is to help prepare Ohio's future workforce and grow Ohio's economy.

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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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