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

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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Campus and Community May 08, 2020
UD in the news May 1-8

President Eric F. Spina's commentary in the Dayton Daily News about UD being committed to the greater community and his comments in the Dayton Business Journal about how higher education can change for the good are among this week's highlights In the News. The Academic Minute and The Conversation also featured the research of a trio of faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Campus and Community April 10, 2020
UD in the news April 3-10

University of Dayton efforts to spread hope through sheet signs, donate personal protective equipment, and support prospective and current students, plus research that may diagnose COVID-19 more quickly and expert analysis of how coronavirus is affecting American life continued to attract attention from media worldwide, including UPI, CNN, U.S. News & World Report and Our Sunday Visitor, among others.

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Health April 09, 2020
UDRI FastLane manufacturing extension partnership coordinates PPE production by area manufacturers

A local effort coordinated by FastLane, the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) for West Central Ohio housed within the University of Dayton Research Institute, is responding to the challenge of keeping Ohio's healthcare workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. FastLane is a member of the Ohio Manufacturing Alliance to Fight COVID-19 (OMAFC), which will engage Ohio manufacturers to produce desperately needed personal protective equipment (PPE).

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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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