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News Archive

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

Faculty and Staff June 16, 2020
Study shows Ohio freeway median cable barriers stop vehicles from crashing into oncoming traffic

As America slowly reopens and people resume hitting the open road, travelers through the Buckeye State can rest assured median cable barriers are doing their job. A University of Dayton Transportation Engineering Lab study of 2,209 highway crashes where a vehicle hit or crossed median cable barriers shows only 1.7% of vehicles involved breached the barriers and crashed into oncoming traffic.

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Business June 15, 2020
University of Dayton School of Law, Air Force Research Laboratory create online intellectual property training program

The University of Dayton School of Law and the Air Force Research Laboratory, headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, have created an online training program for government employees working in labs to learn how to prevent the loss of intellectual property and data rights that are vital to economic and national security.

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Diversity and Inclusion June 12, 2020
UD in the news June 5-12

The Conversation, The Wall Street Journal, BBC World, Crux, America and Spectrum News in Ohio and North Carolina are among the high-profile news outlets tapping UD experts to explain current events.

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Human Rights June 05, 2020
UD in the news May 30-June 5

High-profile national and international outlets sought law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister's expertise for stories about the George Floyd case and nationwide protests. Outlets include CTV in Canada, Al Jazeera English, Reuters, Christian Science Monitor and The Hill.

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Health June 05, 2020
Local public health, medical specialists assist with fall plans

A panel of local physicians and health professionals with expertise ranging from infectious diseases to public health to COVID-19 testing has been tapped to help guide the University of Dayton's plans to bring students back to campus in the fall, help monitor the impact of COVID-19 on campus, and inform any future medical decisions.

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Humanities and Social Sciences May 29, 2020
UD in the news May 23-29

National and international news outlets featured UD initiatives or experts addressing issues associated with the COVID-19 pandemic or Dayton's Memorial Day tornadoes and Oregon District shooting. Outlets include CNBC, The Conversation and Ethiopian outlet ZeHabesha. PBS NewsHour also interviewed political scientist Christopher Devine about "What should Biden look for in a VP?"

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Health May 28, 2020
University launches new healthcare administration pathway

The University of Dayton will launch a new healthcare administration program this fall that will focus on community health, policy and communication, and deliver the administrative management and leadership skills graduates need to enter the workforce.

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Health May 26, 2020
Physical therapy students get needed in-person instruction

University of Dayton students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program returned to campus, following strict health guidelines approved by public health officials, for two weeks of in-person instruction to master the hands-on skills they need to succeed in clinical internships this fall.

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Faculty and Staff May 26, 2020
Enrollment leadership changes

Donnell Wiggins has been named assistant vice president of recruitment and admission, effective June 1, following the departure of Rob Durkle, associate vice president and dean of admission and financial aid.

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Campus and Community May 22, 2020
UD in the news May 15-22

The Dayton Business Journal sat down with President Eric F. Spina to discuss what he expects after the shift to remote learning. Several Dayton media highlighted the UD student documentary "Dayton's Darkest Summer" about Dayton's recovery from the Memorial Day tornadoes and Oregon District shooting.

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