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Rising Research

January 09, 2018

Sustainability, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Innovation, Science, Research, Humanities and Social Sciences, Technology, Human Rights

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.


Time to Act

November 16, 2017

Humanities and Social Sciences, Sustainability, President, Human Rights

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina is among more than 150 leaders of Catholic universities, organizations and religious orders who have signed a letter urging U.S. President Donald Trump and Congress to reassert U.S. leadership in the global effort to address climate change.


UD in the News Nov. 4-10

November 10, 2017

Faith/Mission, Humanities and Social Sciences, Research, Sustainability, Science, International, Human Rights, Law

The Associated Press featured engineering research on artificial intelligence while The Saturday Evening Post and The Wall Street Journal tapped experts to discuss "fake news" in Russia and the split jury in the bribery and corruption trial of a U.S. senator, respectively.


UD in the News Oct. 21-27

October 27, 2017

Faculty and Staff, Research, Law, Business, Health, Human Rights, Humanities and Social Sciences

During the last week of October, the American Bar Association featured a law school curricular innovation and an international podcast highlighted health and sports science research on marathons.


Unwavering Commitments

October 20, 2017

Sustainability, Faith/Mission, Humanities and Social Sciences, Campus and Community, Human Rights, President

As part of the University of Dayton's continued commitment to sustainability and human rights, it has joined the United Nations Global Compact and the Global Catholic Climate Movement.


A Vision for Change

October 18, 2017

Diversity and Inclusion, International, Humanities and Social Sciences, Human Rights, Research

An international cast of civil rights, race, immigration and human rights experts will convene at the University of Dayton Nov. 8-10 for the Social Practice of Human Rights?conference.


UD in the News Oct. 1-6

October 06, 2017

President, Science, Law, Human Rights, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Sustainability, International, Campus and Community, Faith/Mission, Research, Faculty and Staff

University of Dayton faculty shared their expertise on human rights, politics, marriage and transportation with national media outlets during the first week of October.


UD in the News Sept. 23-29

September 28, 2017

International, Engineering, Faith/Mission, Sustainability, Research, Faculty and Staff, President, Human Rights, Law, Humanities and Social Sciences

A leading national Catholic media outlet and local media turned to University of Dayton experts to discuss nuclear deterrence, immigration and sustainability. Plus, a national publication covering the robotics industry picked up our news of a gift to support the Motoman Robotics Lab.


Research offers tough love to improve human rights practices

September 27, 2017

International, Faculty and Staff, Human Rights

The University of Dayton Human Rights Center and human rights studies program have partnered with OpenGlobalRights to share research and commentary with a half-million readers in more than 140 countries and 12 languages. In the University's first installment, Joel Pruce, an assistant professor of human rights, discusses how practicing the same human rights habits does not guarantee improvement over time.


Everything is Connected

September 20, 2017

Human Rights, Sustainability, Faculty and Staff, Humanities and Social Sciences, Faith/Mission

Thirteen international theologians, ethicists, scientists and economists explain the spiritual, moral and practical themes of Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment in a new book edited by University of Dayton theologian Vincent Miller.

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