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

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

Local media highlighted the University's student retention efforts, graduation, research and faculty expertise about the future of the workplace and employers requiring vaccinations. 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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Technology February 19, 2021
From Dayton to Mars: University of Dayton researchers helped NASA plan Perseverance mission

As the Perseverance rover descended to the surface of Mars just before 4 p.m. Feb. 18, University of Dayton Research Institute scientist Chad Barklay closely watched NASA’s live feed of its Joint Propulsion Lab control room, listening for touchdown confirmation.

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UDRI October 23, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 16-23

CBS This Morning included the expertise of political scientist Nancy Martorano Miller in its "At America's crossroads" series segment "All eyes on Ohio." Bloomberg also interviewed Miller about elections for judges in Michigan and Ohio. Education Dive talked to School of Law Dean Andrew Strauss about how COVID-19 could change how professional programs teach online. Spectrum News 1 in Ohio featured a donation that allows students to perform virtual dissections.

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Science October 16, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 10-16

DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education wrote about and The Chronicle of Higher Education noted the University's release of a historic letter demonstrating systemic racism. All three Dayton TV stations, the Dayton Business Journal and Dayton Daily News did stories about a reusable self-disinfecting N95 mask concept developed by a University of Dayton Research Institute scientist.

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Research October 14, 2020
With an AIMM for safer face masks

A reusable self-disinfecting N95 mask concept developed by a University of Dayton Research Institute scientist holds so much promise for success, the inventor has created a start-up company to commercialize the technology. 

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