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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.

Scientific American included the research of geologist Umesh Haritashya in its story about deadly floods in the Himalayas. German news outlet Deutsche Welle included the research of psychologist Julie Walsh-Messinger in its story about the loss of smell and taste lingering in some COVID-19 patients.

Faces on the Frontline - COVID keeps campus doctor busy, as she plans to retire
Spectrum News 1 Ohio
Mary Buchwalder, Student Health Center

UD Medical Director retiring after 30 year career
Mary Buchwalder, Student Health Center

Ash Wednesday at the University of Dayton
WHIO-TV, WDTN-TV and ABC22/Fox45

Perseverance rover has UDRI technology aboard
WSYX-TV and WTTE-TV (Columbus, Ohio) and ABC22/Fox45, WDTN-TV and Dayton CW
Chad Barklay, UDRI
Allan Tolson, UDRI

Loss of smell and taste lingers for COVID-19 patients
Deutsche Welle
Julie Walsh-Messinger, psychology

Miniature satellites reveal cause of deadly Uttarakhand flood that devastated hydroelectric dams
Scientific American
Umesh Haritashya, geology

Human sex trafficking cases have tripled during pandemic, survivor speaks out
Tony Talbott, Abolition Ohio at the University of Dayton Human Rights Center

Pandemic could be worsening childhood obesity in Ohio
Dayton Daily News
Diana Cuy Castellanos, health and sport science


News and Communications Staff