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News Archive

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

Faith/Mission April 05, 2019
UD in the News March 29-April 5

National Catholic Reporter cited Vince Miller's essay in America magazine, International Business Times picked up geologist Shuang-Ye Wu's piece in The Conversation and the Atlanta Journal Constitution included Professor of Faith and Culture Sandra Yocum's comments about the new archbishop of Washington, D.C., in two articles.

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Faith/Mission March 08, 2019
UD in the News March 1-8

The Conversation published pieces highlighting faculty research and expertise on Ash Wednesday and using drones for search and rescue efforts. U.S. News & World Report talked to Joshua Ambrosius about the differences between MPA and MBA programs. Ohio news network Spectrum News 1 interviewed historian Bill Trollinger at length for a feature story on Ohio's history with the KKK.

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Research March 06, 2019
U.S. EPA to Accept Test Results from University of Dayton Wind Tunnel

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will accept and review results from spray drift experiments in the University of Dayton Low-Speed Wind Tunnel. University of Dayton assistant professor of mechanical and aeronautical engineering Sidaard Gunasekaran and his industry partner Kyle Butz, a technical adviser with Spray Analytics, believe the facility is just the second on a U.S. college campus to hold this designation.

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Engineering January 25, 2019
UD in the News Jan. 19-25

Fox News interviewed University of Dayton Research Institute impact physics group leader Kevin Poormon about the risks drones pose to aircraft. A portion of the interview aired on "Special Report w/ Bret Baier" and eight Fox affiliates nationwide. "Fox & Friends" also aired video from UDRI's test of a drone hitting an airplane wing. CNN ran aviation historian Janet Bednarek's Conversation piece, "In 'airports of the future', everything new is old again" which has more than 81,000 reads.

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Campus and Community January 18, 2019
UD in the News Jan. 1-18

Four University of Dayton faculty shared their expertise worldwide the first half of January via The Conversation, an international news outlet that features articles by academics, while others were interviewed by The Associated Press, National Catholic Reporter and Education Dive.

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Humanities and Social Sciences December 19, 2018
University of Dayton Sets Another Research Record, Claims Top Spot Nationally for Materials Engineering

The University of Dayton set another research record in fiscal year 2018 and claimed the top spot in the nation among universities for materials engineering research in the latest National Science Foundation rankings for fiscal year 2017. UD ranks in the top 25 of all U.S. colleges and universities in seven categories.

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Research December 14, 2018
UD in the News Dec. 1-14

University of Dayton faculty expertise spread worldwide the first half of December via The Conversation, an international news outlet that features articles by academics, CTV in Canada, Medium.com, Eyewire and the Detroit Free Press.

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International October 26, 2018
UD in the News Oct. 19-26

Three religious studies faculty contributed think-pieces for national news outlets The Conversation and Catholic News Service. Meghan Henning explained 'Why the Christian Idea of Hell No Longer Persuades People to Care for the Poor' in The Conversation and Cecilia Moore discussed Black Catholic History Month and Jana Bennett wrote about 'Being Catholic Online — Problems and Possibilities' for Catholic News Service.

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Students September 21, 2018
UD in the News Sept. 7-21

From Sept. 7 when it was announced the University of Dayton would host the first 2018 Ohio gubernatorial debate through Sept. 21, the University of Dayton received mentions in thousands of stories nationwide.

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Science April 03, 2018
Sustainability Leader

Ben McCall, lead architect of a new model for campus sustainability who helped the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign become one of the most sustainable campuses in the nation, will become the first executive director of the University of Dayton's Hanley Sustainability Institute. His appointment starts Aug. 16.

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