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Path Forward Return to Campus guidelines released

The University has published three sets of guidelines for returning to teaching, learning, research and experiential learning on campus this fall with measures in place to promote safety and lessen the risk of COVID-19 spread.

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06.25.20
COVID-19 current operations, health resources pages provide updates

The University is committed to protecting the health and safety of our campus community. As we continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will keep the UD and surrounding communities updated with information on current campus operations and health resources.

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06.05.20
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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06.18.20
UD administrators pledge to take anti-racist steps

The University of Dayton's top administrators have pledged to accelerate UD's journey toward becoming a more diverse, inclusive and equitable organization by committing to 11 concrete actions that will mark UD as an anti-racist institution. 

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06.30.20
Merida Allen named Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center executive director and associate dean of students

Merida Allen has been named associate dean of students and executive director for the Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center (MEC), effective July 1. She takes over for Daria Graham, who accepted a position as dean of students and associate vice president of student affairs at California State University San Bernardino.

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06.29.20
Clearing the way for alternative fuels

That pizza box that was too cheesy to be recycled may still have a shot at a second life outside of a landfill — and in the fuel tank of your next flight.  

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06.18.20
Researcher one of five worldwide to receive equipment from De Luca Foundation COVID-19 initiative

University of Dayton assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering Tim Reissman is one of five researchers worldwide, and the only one in the U.S., to receive equipment from the De Luca Foundation’s COVID-19 Donation Initiative. Reissman will use the Trigno Avanti Research+ System to better understand the walking ability of older adults and to develop hip exoskeletons, robotic devices worn around the hips to improve walking. 

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06.16.20
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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06.17.20
Researchers receive approximately $2 million to study how pilots perform in various flight conditions

Three University of Dayton researchers have received approximately $2 million as part of a Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) involving researchers from Harvard University and The Ohio State University, among others, to model and predict how pilots perform in various flight conditions.

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