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News Archive

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

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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Humanities and Social Sciences December 19, 2018
University of Dayton Sets Another Research Record, Claims Top Spot Nationally for Materials Engineering

The University of Dayton set another research record in fiscal year 2018 and claimed the top spot in the nation among universities for materials engineering research in the latest National Science Foundation rankings for fiscal year 2017. UD ranks in the top 25 of all U.S. colleges and universities in seven categories.

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International October 12, 2018
UD in the News Oct. 5-12

Mary Fisher's piece in The Conversation explained why physical therapy is important for women treated for breast cancer. Other faculty experts talked to CTV in Canada, WIRED, CGTN America, Fox News and preLaw magazine about the hearings for U.S. Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh, damage UAVs can do to planes, Cameroon's election, midterm elections in Ohio and online legal education.

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Students September 21, 2018
UD in the News Sept. 7-21

From Sept. 7 when it was announced the University of Dayton would host the first 2018 Ohio gubernatorial debate through Sept. 21, the University of Dayton received mentions in thousands of stories nationwide.

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UDRI July 09, 2018
Adapting to Serve

Two new divisions — one dedicated to more efficient and renewable energy technologies; the other to more affordable and rapid aerospace system sustainment — are among several significant changes made during the University of Dayton Research Institute's organizational restructure, which took effect July 1.

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Engineering June 15, 2018
UDRI Awarded $72 Million Air Force Research Lab Contract

The University of Dayton Research Institute has been awarded a six-year, $72 million-ceiling Air Force Research Laboratory contract for research and development in AFRL's Quick-Reaction Evaluation of Materials and Processes program.

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Research June 11, 2018
Say Watt?

A donation of a new wind turbine will boost alternative-energy research and educational opportunities at the University of Dayton Research Institute's Energy Experience Center. The 6 kW turbine, valued at more than $25,000, was donated by OGW Energy Resources of Tipp City.

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