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

Campus and Community January 18, 2019
UD in the News Jan. 1-18

Four University of Dayton faculty shared their expertise worldwide the first half of January via The Conversation, an international news outlet that features articles by academics, while others were interviewed by The Associated Press, National Catholic Reporter and Education Dive.

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Humanities and Social Sciences December 19, 2018
University of Dayton Sets Another Research Record, Claims Top Spot Nationally for Materials Engineering

The University of Dayton set another research record in fiscal year 2018 and claimed the top spot in the nation among universities for materials engineering research in the latest National Science Foundation rankings for fiscal year 2017. UD ranks in the top 25 of all U.S. colleges and universities in seven categories.

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Research December 14, 2018
UD in the News Dec. 1-14

University of Dayton faculty expertise spread worldwide the first half of December via The Conversation, an international news outlet that features articles by academics, CTV in Canada, Medium.com, Eyewire and the Detroit Free Press.

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International October 26, 2018
UD in the News Oct. 19-26

Three religious studies faculty contributed think-pieces for national news outlets The Conversation and Catholic News Service. Meghan Henning explained 'Why the Christian Idea of Hell No Longer Persuades People to Care for the Poor' in The Conversation and Cecilia Moore discussed Black Catholic History Month and Jana Bennett wrote about 'Being Catholic Online — Problems and Possibilities' for Catholic News Service.

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Students September 21, 2018
UD in the News Sept. 7-21

From Sept. 7 when it was announced the University of Dayton would host the first 2018 Ohio gubernatorial debate through Sept. 21, the University of Dayton received mentions in thousands of stories nationwide.

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Science April 03, 2018
Sustainability Leader

Ben McCall, lead architect of a new model for campus sustainability who helped the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign become one of the most sustainable campuses in the nation, will become the first executive director of the University of Dayton's Hanley Sustainability Institute. His appointment starts Aug. 16.

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Health January 30, 2018
Battling Addiction

The University of Dayton Research Institute has won a $10,000 Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge award for a program that will teach people with opioid addictions how to reduce their cravings by regaining control of their brains.

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Faculty and Staff January 09, 2018
Rising Research

The University of Dayton set another research record in fiscal year 2017 and rose in the latest National Science Foundation rankings for fiscal year 2016 higher education research expenditures. UD ranks in the top 25 of all U.S. colleges and universities in eight categories, including second place for the amount of sponsored materials engineering research and development.

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Engineering October 30, 2017
Deep Thoughts

University of Dayton researcher Tarek Taha hopes his third National Science Foundation award is a charm in his quest to develop a brain-inspired computer chip that can learn by itself and be more secure, efficient and compact than current chips.

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Students September 26, 2017
Doing the Robot

Yaskawa America Inc., Motoman Robotics Division (Yaskawa Motoman), is continuing its support of hands-on learning for engineering students by donating six state-of-the art robots for the Motoman Robotics Lab at the University of Dayton.

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