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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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Human Rights May 21, 2019
Refugees #NotWelcome? The Contentious Politics of Solidarity in Digital Spaces

Dr. Alexandra C. Budabin reflects on her participation at a conference hosted by the Center on Social Movement Studies (COSMOS) on the Contentions Politics of Solidarity.

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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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Libraries May 15, 2019
Govdocs: A Voice for the People
Librarians reflect on access, importance of government documents
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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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Human Rights May 13, 2019
National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis to Display Ferguson Voices Exhibit
A University of Dayton student exhibit of oral histories collected from people affected by and involved in the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after the killing of Michael Brown will be on display at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, through Sept. 1.
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Faculty May 10, 2019
College Faculty in the News: May 10, 2019
Sociologist Theo Majka and anthropologist Miranda Hallett recently explained the practical reasons for cities like Dayton to encourage immigrants to become a part of the community. Follow this and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.
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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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Sustainability May 07, 2019
Improving Access to Renewable Energy
The European Union has awarded University of Dayton researcher Bob Brecha a two-year, $200,000 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to work with Berlin-based Climate Analytics on bringing renewable energy to developing countries and examining the impact on areas accessing electricity for the first time. Only about 14 percent of applicants receive the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship.
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Experiential Learning May 03, 2019
Maria LaBello Experiential Learning Essay
Senior Pre-Medicine student Maria LaBello describes why experiential learning enhanced her career development.
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