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Research June 11, 2019
New Titles for Research Leaders to Better Reflect Scope of Responsibilities, Growth of Research Institute

The University of Dayton today announced changes in the titles of two senior research leaders to better reflect the scope of their responsibilities and the expansive growth of the University of Dayton Research Institute.

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Sustainability May 31, 2019
UD in the News May 24-31

Faculty lent their expertise to The Conversation, Al Jazeera English, NBCNews.com and U.S. News & World Report, among others, this week. The Green Living Guy blog wrote about our new bachelor degrees in sustainability.

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Students May 24, 2019
UD in the News May 17-24

Air Force Radio News and The Associated Press covered the delivery of a C-130 to the University of Dayton Research Institute for research. More than 200 outlets picked up the AP story, including U.S. News & World Report, the San Francisco Chronicle and Chicago Tribune. Political scientist Joshua Ambrosius wrote an article for The Washington Post's Monkey Case blog about "Game of Thrones."

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Faculty and Staff May 17, 2019
UD in the News May 10-17

National media outlets The Conversation and WalletHub highlighted University of Dayton research and expertise. In Ohio, political scientist Nancy Miller was a guest of WBNS-TV's Face the State to discuss Ohio's Congressional map and economist Trevor Collier talked to The Columbus Dispatch about tariffs.

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Science May 15, 2019
Air Force, University of Dayton Research Institute Lab Will Have Wings

Officials from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and the University of Dayton Research Institute will accept delivery of a C-130 aircraft from Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, at UDRI's headquarters building today.

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Law May 03, 2019
UD in the News April 26-May 3

The Conversation published a piece by Miranda Hallett and Theo Majka in the department of sociology, anthropology and social work about "The Benefits That Places Like Dayton, Ohio, Reap by Welcoming Immigrants." The Associated Press, Chicago Tribune and International Business Times also picked up the piece. Law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister was a guest of Al Jazeera English to discuss U.S. Attorney General William Barr's testimony to Congress.

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Law April 18, 2019
UD in the News April 12-19

Media in the U.K., Canada and Ethiopia as well as prominent U.S. media outlets USA Today and National Catholic Reporter highlighted faculty research and expertise on topics that included the Presidential Medal of Freedom, drones, the Mueller report and others.

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Faculty and Staff February 22, 2019
UD in the News Feb. 15-22

The Conversation ran political scientist Nancy Miller's piece "One-Party Rule in 49 State Legislatures Reflects Flaws in Democratic Process," Canadian broadcaster CTV and The Associated Press interviewed law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister to discuss the national emergency declaration and jury tampering, The Denver Post and Catholic News Service tapped theologians to discuss Catholic issues, and Education Dive mentioned the School of Law's online juris doctorate program among "law schools experimenting with different educational approaches."

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Engineering January 25, 2019
UD in the News Jan. 19-25

Fox News interviewed University of Dayton Research Institute impact physics group leader Kevin Poormon about the risks drones pose to aircraft. A portion of the interview aired on "Special Report w/ Bret Baier" and eight Fox affiliates nationwide. "Fox & Friends" also aired video from UDRI's test of a drone hitting an airplane wing. CNN ran aviation historian Janet Bednarek's Conversation piece, "In 'airports of the future', everything new is old again" which has more than 81,000 reads.

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UDRI January 02, 2019
Research Institute Wins $44 Million Award to Support Research in Advanced Structures Technologies for U.S. Air Force

The United States Air Force awarded the University of Dayton Research Institute a $44-million ceiling contract to support research in advanced structures technologies for aerospace vehicles ranging from planes to unmanned vehicles.

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