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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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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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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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