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Sustainability November 20, 2019
From rural Ohio to West Dayton to India: Food security a passion for UD senior
Emily Shanahan grew up on a 135-acre farm in Hillsboro, Ohio, where her family grew corn and soybeans. That background, combined with a 2018 semester of service at the Dakota Center and an Honors Program trip to India this summer, crystallized her passion to work in food security.
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Sustainability November 15, 2019
Dinner in the Desert Kitchen fundraiser for Gem City Market is Dec. 6

The fourth annual art auction, can drive and multi-media exhibition to benefit the Gem City Market is from 6 to 9 p.m Friday, Dec. 6 at the Index Project Space, 1001 E. Second St., Suite 1000 in Dayton. The University of Dayton student-organized event is titled: Dinner in the Desert Kitchen IV: No Space like Home. Hanley Sustainability Institute (HSI), Gem City Market and Welcome Dayton are sponsoring the free, public event.

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Sustainability November 11, 2019
Brecha: A castle in the Austrian Alps is teaching sustainability lessons to tourists
What can a castle in the Austrian Alps contribute to a conversation about sustainability? I found out recently during a family gathering sponsored by my father-in-law. My wife’s family has known Ernst and Gerlinde Schrempf, the owners of the Schloss (Castle) Thannegg-Moosheim, for decades. I actually had been there many years ago.
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Business November 11, 2019
Tragedy Inspires Service

An unexpected injury turned this soccer hopeful into a power for good.

 

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Engineering November 04, 2019
Dean Eddy Rojas Inducted into the National Academy of Construction

Annually, the National Academy of Construction (NAC) inducts industry leaders into its organization. Over 300 nominations were received this year, and 39 professionals were selected to join the class of 2019, including the University of Dayton School of Engineering’s Dean Eddy Rojas.

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President November 04, 2019
Return on Investment

Dick Davis ’72 began preaching the value of real-world experiences for undergraduate students ages before “experiential learning” became hot. And what a payoff.

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Campus and Community November 01, 2019
Dialogue as a Mechanism of Organizational Learning
Dialogue can be a valuable part of a larger process of collective action.  Through dialogue, participants can build mutual understanding before, during, or after specific steps are taken.  In such cases, dialogue can infuse a line of action on the part of a group or organization with the potential for individual and collective learning.  Organizational units at UD might look to the Dialogue Zone to serve as a partner as they think about their plans for action and improvement. Facilitators can assist in developing regular spaces for collective reflection, separate from decision-making and implementation but fundamentally tied to these as elements of a larger process of strategic action.
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Sustainability October 30, 2019
GIS day Nov. 13 at Dayton Library will include presentations from UD, Sinclair

Geographic Information System mapping users, educators and enthusiasts will gather Nov. 13 for a day of learning and sharing about all things GIS. Local experts will be available to share their GIS work, present local case studies and discuss how participants can get more involved with this versatile technology. The free event is 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Dayton Metro Main Library’s third-floor theater.

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Sustainability October 29, 2019
Montgomery County Food Summit Nov. 20; registration due Nov. 6

Food equity is the main topic at the 9th Annual Montgomery County Food Summit from 8 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the Building 12 Great Hall at Sinclair Community College. Participant registration and exhibitor registration is free, but required by Wednesday, Nov. 6.

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President October 21, 2019
Finding Your Path

They describe themselves as "a storyteller" and "a coach," but Dr. Westina Matthews Shatteen '70 '74 and Alan Shatteen '69 are trailblazers, too.

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