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

Libraries December 05, 2019
UD in the news Nov. 23-Dec. 5

Historian Haimanti Roy wrote about India’s plan to identify illegal immigrants for The Conversation. U.S. News & World Report included the University in a slideshow of 10 environmentally friendly colleges. At least 18 affiliates in 14 states picked up a WDTN-TV story about the Marian Library's Nativities.

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Engineering November 22, 2019
UD moves into top spot in new category, remains in another in latest NSF rankings

The University of Dayton moved into the top spot among all U.S. Catholic colleges and universities for research in physical science, technology, engineering and math (physical S/TEM), in the latest National Science Foundation rankings. In the rankings released Nov. 14 for research performed in fiscal year 2018, UD also retained its top spot for all materials research among all U.S. colleges and universities.

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Giving November 01, 2019
UD in the news Oct. 26-Nov. 1

University Business highlighted UD's tuition plan in a story about how colleges are fighting tuition hikes. BizEd's Collaborations section included the Davis Center for Portfolio Management's partnership with The Dayton Foundation to manage assets for the foundation. WVXU-FM in Cincinnati and WOSU-AM featured engineering student Spencer Janning and his invention; ASEE First Bell picked up the story.

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Science October 21, 2019
Research Institute partnership with Kettering schools will help teachers learn, integrate sciences, arts into classroom

Bringing science, technology, engineering, arts and math to younger students can influence career choices. By the time they reach the sixth grade, most girls already have a career in mind; for boys it is ninth grade. 

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Faculty and Staff October 18, 2019
UD in the news Oct. 5-18

Jason Reinoehl, vice president for strategic enrollment management, wrote "The case for price transparency" for University Business, and historian Bill Trollinger and Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture Vincent Miller penned pieces on fundamentalism turning 100 and the Synod of the Amazon, respectively, for The Conversation.

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Innovation September 06, 2019
Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announces UD as part of Ohio IP promise challenge to help attract, develop businesses with intellectual property

Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announced today the University of Dayton will be part of the Ohio IP Promise, a partnership among Ohio's public universities, the University of Dayton and Case Western Reserve University to use intellectual property developed at those universities to attract new business to the state.

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Law September 06, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 1-6

The Conversation featured immigration expert Miranda Hallett's piece on how climate change is driving emigration from Central America as its lead article on Friday. University of Dayton made Sierra's list of Cool Schools for a second straight year and Insider.com's list of 'best college dorms in the US.' Political scientist Nancy Miller was a guest of the Politics Podcast on FiveThirtyEight. The Daily Beast talked to Meghan Henning in religious studies for its story 'Why did Saint Peter paralyze his own daughter?'

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Research August 26, 2019
Taylor Renner fills role of Research Institute associate director of business services to help support continued growth

The University of Dayton Research Institute welcomed Taylor Renner to the new role of associate director of business services. In her position, Renner will assume oversight of the Institute's administrative functions, currently managed by executive director Allan Crasto.

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Law August 16, 2019
UD in the news Aug. 2-16

BBC Radio, Voice of America, Newsy and NPR interviewed sociologist Art Jipson about white nationalists. Al Jazeera English interviewed law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister about Jeffrey Epstein's death. Meghan Henning, assistant professor of religious studies, talked to The Daily Beast and The Christian Century about prayer. Immigration expert Miranda Hallett was a guest of a show in Argentina to discuss racism against Hispanics.

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Science August 12, 2019
University sets another record with $170.5 million in sponsored research

The University of Dayton achieved another year of record research with $170.5 million in sponsored research performed in fiscal year 2019. This is a nearly 7 percent increase over last year's record of $159.8 million.

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