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

Engineering April 30, 2021
UD in the News April 24-30

Agence France-Presse, BYU Radio on Sirius XM and several Dayton news outlets are among those touting UD community involvement, research and faculty expertise.

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Campus and Community April 16, 2021
UD in the News April 10-16

Local media covered UD's COVID-19 vaccination clinic for students. Faculty and staff discussed COVID-19 vaccines, job searches, infrastructure and police body cameras, among other topics.

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Faith/Mission April 09, 2021
UD in the News March 27-April 9

President Eric F. Spina was a guest of WHIO-TV Reports to discuss the effect of the pandemic on the University. Faculty contributed three pieces to The Conversation. The National Law Journal and the Dayton Daily News highlighted the School of Law's leap in the U.S. News grad school rankings. The Dayton Daily News, along with Dayton TV station ABC22/Fox45, also featured students among the first Flyer Promise graduates.

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Students April 05, 2021
State of Ohio awards University nearly $1.1 million for Choose Ohio First scholarships for STEM, health science students

The state of Ohio awarded the University of Dayton nearly $1.1 million for Choose Ohio First scholarships during the next five years to recruit and support students in science, health, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Science March 19, 2021
UD in the News March 13-19

Biofuels Digest, Renewable Energy Magazine, Yahoo! Sports, Yahoo! News, The Conversation, CNN and The Hill are among the national outlets sharing University of Dayton faculty expertise.

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Engineering March 16, 2021
UD earns top rankings in National Science Foundation's most recent annual rankings report on higher education research

The University of Dayton ranks No. 1 in 10 categories among national, state and Catholic colleges and universities, and it increased its standing in five others according to the National Science Foundation’s most recent annual rankings report on higher education research.

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Science March 15, 2021
UD researchers on National Renewable Energy Laboratory team fast-tracking food waste into sustainable aviation fuel

University of Dayton researchers have helped a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) team take another step toward turning wet food waste into a sustainable aviation fuel.

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Campus and Community March 05, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 27-March 5

Ohio cable news outlet Spectrum News and several local media covered the grand opening of the The Hub Powered by PNC at the Dayton Arcade. Professor Janet Bednarek's research on people living in airports was picked up by Yahoo! News and drew more than a million overall readers.

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Technology February 26, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 19-26

Provost Paul Benson contributed an op-ed to Inside Higher Ed highlighting the UD Sinclair Academy. Local media reported on the upcoming grand opening for The Hub Powered by PNC Bank at the Dayton Arcade, and UD research that is helping power the Mars rover Perseverance.

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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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