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Technology February 19, 2021
From Dayton to Mars: University of Dayton researchers helped NASA plan Perseverance mission

As the Perseverance rover descended to the surface of Mars just before 4 p.m. Feb. 18, University of Dayton Research Institute scientist Chad Barklay closely watched NASA’s live feed of its Joint Propulsion Lab control room, listening for touchdown confirmation.

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Business January 08, 2021
UD in the news Dec. 18-Jan. 8

Faculty and staff finished 2020 and rang in 2021 continuing to offer their expertise and thoughts on the issues of the day.

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UDRI October 23, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 16-23

CBS This Morning included the expertise of political scientist Nancy Martorano Miller in its "At America's crossroads" series segment "All eyes on Ohio." Bloomberg also interviewed Miller about elections for judges in Michigan and Ohio. Education Dive talked to School of Law Dean Andrew Strauss about how COVID-19 could change how professional programs teach online. Spectrum News 1 in Ohio featured a donation that allows students to perform virtual dissections.

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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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Science October 16, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 10-16

DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education wrote about and The Chronicle of Higher Education noted the University's release of a historic letter demonstrating systemic racism. All three Dayton TV stations, the Dayton Business Journal and Dayton Daily News did stories about a reusable self-disinfecting N95 mask concept developed by a University of Dayton Research Institute scientist.

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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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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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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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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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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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