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President May 23, 2019
A Lab With Wings

“Hey, who took my parking spot?” Visitors to Daniel J. Curran Place, home of the University of Dayton Research Institute, are doing a double take when they realize a gigantic Hercules C-130 aircraft has spread its wings in a corner of the spacious south parking lot.

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Research May 21, 2019
Ford Foundation Fellow

The Ford Foundation awarded electro-optics doctoral student Joshua Burrow a fellowship — the first in the University of Dayton’s history — to support the final year of his dissertation writing and defense.

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Engineering May 20, 2019
A $24 Check and a $1 Million Gift

This is an inspiring story and a real-life narrative about perseverance, hard work, ingenuity, honor, selflessness — and gratitude.

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UDRI May 15, 2019
New lab will have wings
Researchers from the Air Force and UDRI will advance technology in a C130 at UDRI headquarters.
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Engineering May 10, 2019
Bitbox Solutions

Bitcoin could be an important feature in an ever-growing digital world, or at least University of Dayton engineering student, Devon Florczak, thinks. Florczak and his company, Bitbox Solutions, which also includes UD engineering students Ivan Kalnoki-Kis and Abinesh Selvacanabady and UD engineering professor Dr. Kevin Hallinan in an advisory role, are looking to change the stigma around the peer-to-peer electronic cash system — from a potential energy “wasting” utility to a renewably sound utility.

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President May 06, 2019
A $24 Check — and a $1 Million Gift

This is an inspiring story about the American dream. Lived by a Chinese immigrant. It’s a real-life narrative about perseverance, hard work, ingenuity, honor, selflessness — and gratitude.

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Human Rights May 01, 2019
Human Rights and Sustainability: Reflections from the 2019 Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference
Eight University of Dayton students attended the 2019 Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference in Chicago earlier this spring. The conference provided various opportunities for the students to broaden their understanding of Fair Trade, the many forms Fair Trade can take, and ultimately the social and environmental impact of the Fair Trade movement.
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Engineering April 26, 2019
UD Engineering Students Improve a Marine Veteran's Quality of Life

The Quality of Life Plus program and the University of Dayton collaborated on a voice-activated handcycle shifting device for a triple amputee.

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President April 25, 2019
A Dream Takes Flight

When I first looked up at the stunning glass rotunda in the Dayton Arcade, it gave me goose bumps. This is glorious space, historic space. Less than two miles from campus and smack in the middle of the city sits an extraordinary place for students, faculty, and staff to make their mark as innovators.

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Engineering April 25, 2019
First-Year Course, Engineering Innovations, Expands Its Reach to a Global Level

The University of Dayton School of Engineering’s Engineering Innovations (EGR 103) course has been modified to help better serve our communities.

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