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Engineering October 22, 2019
Commercial aviation alternative fuels initiative taps School of Engineering lab as first in nation for screening

The Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative has greenlighted the University of Dayton Heyne Energy and Appropriate Technology Lab and the University of Dayton Research Institute to be the first in the nation to prescreen alternative aviation fuels for viability to enter the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) testing program.

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Science October 21, 2019
Research Institute partnership with Kettering schools will help teachers learn, integrate sciences, arts into classroom

Bringing science, technology, engineering, arts and math to younger students can influence career choices. By the time they reach the sixth grade, most girls already have a career in mind; for boys it is ninth grade. 

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Campus and Community October 04, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 30-Oct. 4

Inside Higher Ed prominently featured the School of Law's online hybrid J.D. program; CNBC.com tapped aviation historian Janet Bednarek's expertise for its story, 'How U.S. airports make money'; and The Atlantic interviewed political scientist Joshua Ambrosius for a story on the 2020 election.

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Engineering October 01, 2019
University of Dayton, Central State University receive NSF grant to give STEM teachers international experience for their classrooms

The University of Dayton and Central State University are looking for local middle and high school STEM teachers to participate in a yearlong National Science Foundation program. The teachers will work with a community partner to create solutions for issues in developing countries using locally available technology. They will be paired with a faculty mentor, travel internationally to work on a project with a partner agency, then create curriculum for their classrooms. The application deadline is Oct. 15.

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Innovation September 06, 2019
Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announces UD as part of Ohio IP promise challenge to help attract, develop businesses with intellectual property

Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announced today the University of Dayton will be part of the Ohio IP Promise, a partnership among Ohio's public universities, the University of Dayton and Case Western Reserve University to use intellectual property developed at those universities to attract new business to the state.

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Law September 06, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 1-6

The Conversation featured immigration expert Miranda Hallett's piece on how climate change is driving emigration from Central America as its lead article on Friday. University of Dayton made Sierra's list of Cool Schools for a second straight year and Insider.com's list of 'best college dorms in the US.' Political scientist Nancy Miller was a guest of the Politics Podcast on FiveThirtyEight. The Daily Beast talked to Meghan Henning in religious studies for its story 'Why did Saint Peter paralyze his own daughter?'

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Science September 03, 2019
University of Dayton alumni couple donate $5 million to support student scholarships, undergraduate research

University of Dayton alumni Margie and Bill Klesse have donated $5 million to fund scholarships and research opportunities in science and engineering for high-achieving students with financial need.

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Science August 12, 2019
University achieves five-straight years of double-digit research growth, sets new record

The University of Dayton put an exclamation point on its fifth-straight year of double-digit research growth with a record $166 million in sponsored research performed in fiscal year 2019. This is a nearly 11 percent increase over last year's record of $149.8 million.

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Law July 12, 2019
UD in the news June 28-July 12

Several news services and outlets around the nation and world sought the expertise of UD faculty and staff, wrote about our research and experiential learning, and highlighted our new bachelor's degrees in sustainability.

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Science May 15, 2019
Air Force, University of Dayton Research Institute Lab Will Have Wings

Officials from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and the University of Dayton Research Institute will accept delivery of a C-130 aircraft from Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, at UDRI's headquarters building today.

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