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Colleges in Ohio's Miami Valley say they’re working to support international students affected by the Trump administration travel ban, advising them to evaluate their study plans before the fall semester begins.

Two University of Dayton researchers are making it their mission to help teachers get more diverse children's books in the classroom. They have even developed a rubric.

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There's an old adage: The first step to change is knowing you have a problem. Kelly Cushion, a software design engineer at University of Dayton's Research Institute, decided to take it one step further. 

She wants to change the brain chemistry of people addicted to opioids to help them see they have a problem.

There is growing evidence that opioids quickly change the brain, making it more likely for users to get hooked and struggle to recover. 

This spring, researchers at the University of Dayton Research Institute will experiment with a new program designed to help opioid addicts retrain their brains, breaking the addiction cycle with neurofeedback therapy.

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Yong Pei, a computer science professor at Wright State University in Dayton, had an idea for a technology-based alternative to painkillers: glasses that use augmented reality, where computer-generated information based on real world sounds, smells and other signals enhances what a person senses.

The chief executives of 59 private colleges and seven public universities took home more than $1 million in total compensation in 2015, according to an analysis released this week by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Wind turbines in Blue Creek Township in Paulding County, Ohio.
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Several Ohio cities, colleges and universities are joining a nationwide alliance to create a show of force that they’re dedicated to fighting climate change.

The effort comes just days after President Trump announced plans for the U.S. to leave the Paris Climate Agreement.

What Keeps the Guitar Man Strumming

May 16, 2017

When Jim McCutcheon goes on vacation, he’ll most likely bring his guitar along. Not simply as entertainment for when there’s downtime, but because it’s an extension of who he is. Jim’s been a musical fixture in Dayton since 1978 -- he teaches guitar classes to people of all ages, he’s released two children’s albums, and has several awards to his name. On May 17th he’s adding another one -- the Governor's Award in the Arts for arts education. Culture Couch producer George Drake, Jr. spent time with him to find out what keeps him going.

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A library book overdue by nearly 50 years has been returned to a university library in southwest Ohio.

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Officials of two Catholic universities in southwest Ohio plan to attend Washington events for Pope Francis' visit to the nation's capital.