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

Students September 10, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 4-10

Aviation historian Janet Bednarek gave interviews nationwide about air travel since 9/11, including The Wall Street Journal. Meghan Henning in religious studies shared her expertise with The Daily Beast and The Conversation. Dayton-area media featured the blessing for first responders, 9/11 commemoration, new partnership between UD and the Hall Hunger Initiative, and new bistro featuring food from local underrepresented, minority-owned and woman-owned vendors at The Hub Powered by PNC.

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Law September 03, 2021
UD in the News Aug. 27-Sept. 3

Aviation historian Janet Bednarek and Vision Lab Director Vijayan Asari contributed pieces to The Conversation. Local NPR affiliate WYSO featured the Marian Library's free exhibit on religious tourism featuring pieces from Catholic shrines and festivals — from handcrafted devotional objects to quirky souvenirs.

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Business June 25, 2021
UD in the News June 19-25

Biologist Chelse Prather is quoted in an Associated Press story picked up by at least 748 outlets in 49 states. NBCNews.com and The Denver Post also tapped political scientist Christopher Devine for stories.

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Faculty and Staff June 10, 2021
University of Dayton geologist Umesh Haritashya worked with international coalition to publish findings of recent Himalayan disaster in Science

Research journal Science published the findings of an international coalition of scientists, which includes University of Dayton geologist Umesh Haritashya, that investigated the landslide and flood in India in February that destroyed two hydropower plants and left more than 200 dead or missing. 

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Research June 04, 2021
UD in the News May 28-June 4

Vox and NewsNation, formerly WGN America, sought the expertise of aviation historian Janet Bednarek to discuss United Airlines' purchase of supersonic planes. Elle interviewed psychologist Julie Walsh-Messinger about how bad memories can change the way people feel about their favorite fragrance.

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Business May 21, 2021
UD in the News May 15-21

Catholic News Service featured UD's commencement ceremonies in a roundup of Catholic college graduations. Law, political science and history media shared their expertise nationwide. Local media highlighted Sukh Sidhu's appointment as Research Institute executive director.

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UDRI May 18, 2021
Sukh Sidhu named Research Institute executive director

John Leland, vice president for research, announced today that Sukh Sidhu has been named executive director of the University of Dayton Research Institute effective immediately.  Sidhu, who currently serves as UDRI's director of research and development and is a distinguished researcher and faculty member, is especially known for leading multidisciplinary collaborations.

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Students May 07, 2021
UD in the News May 1-7

Local media highlighted the University's Flyer Pitch competition, student retention efforts, graduation, research, and faculty expertise about the future of the workplace, employers requiring vaccinations and cicadas. A Canadian news outlet cited sociologist Art Jipson's research on roadside memorials.

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Technology May 06, 2021
Research Institute awarded Air Force contract for engineering services up to $300 million

A new indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Air Force contract with a ceiling of $300 million will allow the University of Dayton Research Institute to pursue work in aircraft landing gear sustainment engineering.

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Engineering April 30, 2021
UD in the News April 24-30

Agence France-Presse, BYU Radio on Sirius XM and several Dayton news outlets are among those touting UD community involvement, research and faculty expertise.

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