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

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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Science September 30, 2020
At the surface: Research Institute wins new award for work to advance coatings for aerospace systems

The University of Dayton Research Institute will use a new $60 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory to support the development of advanced aerospace coating protection systems. 

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Human Rights September 25, 2020
UD in the news Sept. 18-25

President Eric F. Spina contributed an op-ed about the 100th anniversary of the "University of Dayton" and our continuing connection to the Dayton community. Local and regional news media highlighted UD research, the Flyer Pitch competition, an award for a UD human rights champion, and UD sustainability and legal expertise.

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Research September 18, 2020
UD in the news Sept. 12-18

Dayton station WDTN-TV reported on UD's national award for diversity and inclusion. The New York Times, EL PAÍS in Spain, Yahoo! News, The Conversation, Aerospace Testing International and DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education are among the national and international news media tapping faculty expertise.

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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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