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

Science April 06, 2020
UDRI technology to quickly diagnose COVID-19 licensed

Software developed by a University of Dayton Research Institute scientist to quickly diagnose COVID-19 has been exclusively licensed by Greenville, South Carolina, software development company Blue Eye Soft. The technology, which detected the presence of the COVID-19 disease on a dataset of chest X-rays in seconds with 98 percent accuracy, was adapted from existing medical diagnostic software in a matter of hours, then licensed in less than three days. 

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President March 06, 2020
UD in the news Feb. 28-March 6

Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis explained the crisis in Syria for The Conversation and 200 radio affiliates across the Pacifica Network. University Business featured our sustainability efforts in a story about green purchasing. USA Today mentioned UD research on drone-plane collisions in a story about Federal Aviation Administration drone rules.

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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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Campus and Community February 21, 2020
UD in the news Feb. 8-21

The New York Times featured the University's tuition plan in a story about financial aid, Inside Higher Ed talked to President Eric F. Spina about college accessibility, faculty wrote for The Conversation and Academic Minute, and Catholic News Service, Crux, College Confidential, Hechinger Report, CNN and JSTOR Daily tapped faculty expertise for stories.

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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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Innovation January 30, 2020
University joins regional partnership to help commercialize intellectual property

The University of Dayton has joined with the University of Cincinnati and three other universities in the region in a partnership that will greatly increase the resources and opportunities available to the region's early-stage startups.

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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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Sustainability January 06, 2020
UD in the news Dec. 20-Jan. 3

National news program CBS 'Sunday Morning' on Dec. 22 highlighted the University of Dayton Marian Library's Nativities exhibit

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Campus and Community December 20, 2019
UD in the news Dec. 14-20

Two of the nation's top outlets covering higher education, a pair of iconic American magazines, the top U.S. Catholic news wire service, The Associated Press, The Conversation and the daily newsletter of the American Society for Engineering Education featured the University's programs, curriculum, students and faculty expertise.

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