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

Human Rights December 03, 2021
UD in the News Nov. 19-Dec. 3

In the past two weeks, 13 faculty and staff representing eight units either contributed pieces to, were interviewed for, or mentioned in stories by The Conversation, Times Higher Education, The Academic Minute, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, The Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, The Telegraph in the United Kingdom, K-12 Dive and Optics.org. Several local and regional media also highlighted our announcement of UD's new arts center.

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Law November 19, 2021
UD in the News Nov. 13-19

University Business highlighted Tiffany Taylor Smith's promotion to vice president for diversity and inclusion. Phys.org picked up research news out of the School of Engineering. Political scientist Nancy Martorano Miller was a guest of an NPR podcast to discuss gerrymandering. In its research report, the Ohio Supercomputer Center featured the hands-on computing and research opportunities UD students get using the center.

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Technology November 15, 2021
UD researchers take step toward eliminating need for separate devices for day, night cameras

Cell phones, cars and many other devices have separate cameras and sensors for day and night vision, but that need could go away thanks to University of Dayton researchers who developed a single device that can switch between day and night vision applications.

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Students November 15, 2021
'Engineering that truly matters': Students give local man with cerebral palsy gift of family bike rides in time for 27th birthday

A local man with cerebral palsy will receive the gift of going on family bike rides again  — just in time for his 27th birthday — thanks to a group of University of Dayton engineering students who designed an electric bike with a trailer that can be easily transported and pulled by his family.

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Technology November 11, 2021
Engineering researchers receive patent for improved system of tracking objects for safety, search and rescue applications

University of Dayton engineering researchers working with researchers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base have patented a better way to track objects navigating through, around and between hidden spots. The system will improve security and search and rescue applications.

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Faculty and Staff November 11, 2021
Research Institute receives U.S. Air Force award to support advanced autonomous capabilities

The University of Dayton Research Institute has been awarded a $88 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory for research and development to advance, evaluate and mature Air Force autonomous capabilities. The contract was awarded with initial funding of $1.8 million. 

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Students October 29, 2021
UD in the News Oct. 22-29

A pair of faculty wrote about helping kids with 'long COVID' thrive in school for The Conversation. Above the Law highlighted the School of Law's Flyer Legal Promise program. Several local and regional news outlets reported on our strong enrollment, the Flyer Pitch competition, the dedication of Hathcock Hall and faculty research.

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Law September 03, 2021
UD in the News Aug. 27-Sept. 3

Aviation historian Janet Bednarek and Vision Lab Director Vijayan Asari contributed pieces to The Conversation. Local NPR affiliate WYSO featured the Marian Library's free exhibit on religious tourism featuring pieces from Catholic shrines and festivals — from handcrafted devotional objects to quirky souvenirs.

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International June 10, 2021
Climate change, glacier meltwater: Geologist Umesh Haritashya among group publishing findings in Science

University of Dayton geologist Umesh Haritashya was among the researchers whose examination of how climate change and glacier melting affect the water supply for more than a billion people was published in Science June 10.

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Students May 07, 2021
UD in the News May 1-7

Local media highlighted the University's Flyer Pitch competition, student retention efforts, graduation, research, and faculty expertise about the future of the workplace, employers requiring vaccinations and cicadas. A Canadian news outlet cited sociologist Art Jipson's research on roadside memorials.

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