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

Law November 12, 2021
UD in the News Nov. 6-12

Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis was a guest of the Morning Wave in South Korea to discuss the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference. The Los Angeles Times quoted political scientist Christopher Devine's research on vice presidents. Local news media highlighted Tiffany Taylor Smith's promotion to vice president for diversity and inclusion, student work to provide solar energy to local nonprofits and a Research Institute contract for research in autonomous systems.

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Faculty and Staff November 11, 2021
Research Institute receives U.S. Air Force award to support advanced autonomous capabilities

The University of Dayton Research Institute has been awarded a $88 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory for research and development to advance, evaluate and mature Air Force autonomous capabilities. The contract was awarded with initial funding of $1.8 million. 

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Business May 21, 2021
UD in the News May 15-21

Catholic News Service featured UD's commencement ceremonies in a roundup of Catholic college graduations. Law, political science and history media shared their expertise nationwide. Local media highlighted Sukh Sidhu's appointment as Research Institute executive director.

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UDRI May 18, 2021
Sukh Sidhu named Research Institute executive director

John Leland, vice president for research, announced today that Sukh Sidhu has been named executive director of the University of Dayton Research Institute effective immediately.  Sidhu, who currently serves as UDRI's director of research and development and is a distinguished researcher and faculty member, is especially known for leading multidisciplinary collaborations.

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Students May 07, 2021
UD in the News May 1-7

Local media highlighted the University's Flyer Pitch competition, student retention efforts, graduation, research, and faculty expertise about the future of the workplace, employers requiring vaccinations and cicadas. A Canadian news outlet cited sociologist Art Jipson's research on roadside memorials.

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Technology May 06, 2021
Research Institute awarded Air Force contract for engineering services up to $300 million

A new indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Air Force contract with a ceiling of $300 million will allow the University of Dayton Research Institute to pursue work in aircraft landing gear sustainment engineering.

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Engineering April 30, 2021
UD in the News April 24-30

Agence France-Presse, BYU Radio on Sirius XM and several Dayton news outlets are among those touting UD community involvement, research and faculty expertise.

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Engineering March 16, 2021
UD earns top rankings in National Science Foundation's most recent annual rankings report on higher education research

The University of Dayton ranks No. 1 in 10 categories among national, state and Catholic colleges and universities, and it increased its standing in five others according to the National Science Foundation’s most recent annual rankings report on higher education research.

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Technology February 26, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 19-26

Provost Paul Benson contributed an op-ed to Inside Higher Ed highlighting the UD Sinclair Academy. Local media reported on the upcoming grand opening for The Hub Powered by PNC Bank at the Dayton Arcade, and UD research that is helping power the Mars rover Perseverance.

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Sustainability February 19, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 12-19

Ohio cable news outlet Spectrum News 1 and Dayton TV station WDTN featured Mary Buchwalder's career as physician and Student Health Center medical director plus her role in helping navigate the University through the pandemic. All three local TV stations highlighted Ash Wednesday services at UD. Columbus and Dayton news outlets reported on UDRI's role in landing the latest Mars rover.

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