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

Science May 15, 2019
Air Force, University of Dayton Research Institute Lab Will Have Wings

Officials from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and the University of Dayton Research Institute will accept delivery of a C-130 aircraft from Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, at UDRI's headquarters building today.

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Sustainability May 06, 2019
Researcher Receives European Union Fellowship to Improve Access to Renewable Energy in Developing Countries

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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Law May 03, 2019
UD in the News April 26-May 3

The Conversation published a piece by Miranda Hallett and Theo Majka in the department of sociology, anthropology and social work about "The Benefits That Places Like Dayton, Ohio, Reap by Welcoming Immigrants." The Associated Press, Chicago Tribune and International Business Times also picked up the piece. Law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister was a guest of Al Jazeera English to discuss U.S. Attorney General William Barr's testimony to Congress.

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Research April 26, 2019
UD in the News April 19-26

It was University of Dayton Week on The Academic Minute, a popular radio program produced by WAMC/Northeast Public Radio which is a platform for professors from top universities nationwide to share "groundbreaking research and how that research helps us understand and solve the big problems that matter to us all."

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Law April 18, 2019
UD in the News April 12-19

Media in the U.K., Canada and Ethiopia as well as prominent U.S. media outlets USA Today and National Catholic Reporter highlighted faculty research and expertise on topics that included the Presidential Medal of Freedom, drones, the Mueller report and others.

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Faith/Mission April 05, 2019
UD in the News March 29-April 5

National Catholic Reporter cited Vince Miller's essay in America magazine, International Business Times picked up geologist Shuang-Ye Wu's piece in The Conversation and the Atlanta Journal Constitution included Professor of Faith and Culture Sandra Yocum's comments about the new archbishop of Washington, D.C., in two articles.

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Fine and Performing Arts March 29, 2019
UD in the News March 22-29

Geologist Shuang-Ye Wu wrote about climate forecasts and flooding in the Midwest for The Conversation and America magazine ran a think piece about Catholic Social Teaching and the economy by Vince Miller, Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture.

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Faculty and Staff March 22, 2019
UD in the News March 15-22

Sociologists Art Jipson and Paul Becker wrote "White nationalism, born in the USA, is now a global terror threat" in The Conversation. The Washington Post ran political scientist Christopher Devine's analytical piece, "Holding their convention in Wisconsin could help Democrats in 2020. Here’s the evidence." Catholic News Service talked to Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis about Catholic social teaching and the federal budget.

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Faith/Mission March 08, 2019
UD in the News March 1-8

The Conversation published pieces highlighting faculty research and expertise on Ash Wednesday and using drones for search and rescue efforts. U.S. News & World Report talked to Joshua Ambrosius about the differences between MPA and MBA programs. Ohio news network Spectrum News 1 interviewed historian Bill Trollinger at length for a feature story on Ohio's history with the KKK.

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Research March 06, 2019
U.S. EPA to Accept Test Results from University of Dayton Wind Tunnel

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will accept and review results from spray drift experiments in the University of Dayton Low-Speed Wind Tunnel. University of Dayton assistant professor of mechanical and aeronautical engineering Sidaard Gunasekaran and his industry partner Kyle Butz, a technical adviser with Spray Analytics, believe the facility is just the second on a U.S. college campus to hold this designation.

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