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

Science July 10, 2020
UD in the news July 4-10

Outlets in France and India tapped political scientist Christopher Devine's expertise, and national and local news outlets highlighted alternative fuels testing at the University of Dayton Research Institute, Transportation Engineering Lab research on the effectiveness of freeway median cable barriers and University support for international students.

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Science June 29, 2020
Clearing the way for alternative fuels

That pizza box that was too cheesy to be recycled may still have a shot at a second life outside of a landfill — and in the fuel tank of your next flight.  

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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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Research April 24, 2020
FastLane at University of Dayton Research Institute helps boost production of isolation gowns

When COVID-19 strained the supply of isolation gowns needed in hospitals during the pandemic, FastLane at UDRI was ready to take on the challenge.

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Faculty and Staff April 17, 2020
UD in the news April 10-17

Media nationwide continued to cover UD efforts to assist during the COVID-19 pandemic and tap UD experts to explain how the pandemic is affecting American society. Highlights include placements in University Business, The Conversation, Georgetown University Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, and the National Jurist. Political scientist and VP selection expert Christopher Devine continues to provide insight to media around the world, including an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times and interviews for Vox and a Ukrainian outlet.

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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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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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