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Campus and Community February 01, 2021
Advancing your Faith during COVID

There's always something new to learn about your faith.

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President January 27, 2021
Pulling Through — By Pulling Together
In an assembly line operation in the RecPlex staffed largely by campus volunteers, between 500 and 600 students daily are receiving a COVID-19 test and result before they unpack their bags and move back into their residences.
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Sustainability January 25, 2021
‘Dayton Sprouts’ food literacy program wins $50,000 grant; co-authors from UD wrote application for city

A city of Dayton program to educate children about the importance of living a healthy and sustainable lifestyle recently won a $50,000 grant from the United States Conference of Mayors. The grant for Dayton Sprouts, part of the Childhood Obesity Prevention/Environmental Health and Sustainability Awards, was written for the city by University of Dayton graduates Meg Maloney and Sarah Richard. It was one of nine grants awarded nationally by the mayors’ conference and the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America (ABFHA). “Each week, we will have a different theme and activities that will go with that theme,” Maloney said. “At the beginning of camp, each child will receive a passport which is an activity booklet that will help guide them through the program throughout the summer."

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President December 19, 2020
It's Not All About Me
"I urge the Class of 2020 to use your education to serve others in ways that will change the narrative of our times," University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina told the Class of 2020 at the December commencement ceremony.
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Faculty and Staff December 02, 2020
Responsive and Adaptive: The Common Academic Program (CAP) in a Time of Distress

The 2021 Learning Teaching Forum — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, January 8 — will focus on the most important lessons that educators at the University of Dayton have learned about teaching and learning since the spring 2020 semester.  The CAP Component Coordinators will reflect on how CAP at large and its components specifically offer and create opportunities for faculty and student learning and development.

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Sustainability September 17, 2020
Sept. 30 Adele social justice project looks at the election from a Marianist perspective
Organizers invite everyone to interact with expert presenters and participants from Marianist universities, schools and other ministries and communities throughout the United States as they reflect and respectfully dialogue in breakout rooms about being multi-issue voters that advance justice, peace and a sustainable environmental future. The Elections 2020: Justice Signs of Our Time - a U.S. Marianist Panel and Dialogue webinar is from 8 until 9:30 p.m. Sept. 30.
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Human Rights August 28, 2020
Conscious Consumerism: Shopping ethically in the time of COVID-19
Looking to be a more conscious consumer in our modern shopping industry dominated by online consumption? HRC student interns offer insights, tips and tricks on how to practice ethical shopping by learning more about your favorite brands and shopping small and local.
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Sustainability August 26, 2020
HSI executive director to speak at Sept. 30 PIVOT event about post-pandemic world
Hanley Sustainability Institute Executive Director Ben McCall, Arthur Morgan Institute Executive Director Susan Jennings and MVRPC Regional Equity Initiative Manager Carlton Eley are the keynote speakers for the PIVOT virtual conference on Wednesday, Sept. 30. Formerly the Dayton Green Expo, the event from 9:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Sept. 30 will feature businesses, architects, engineers, contractors, suppliers, government representatives, experts, and non-profits committed to environmental sustainability. This year's conference will focus on people, resiliency and performance. Registration is free.
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Sustainability August 10, 2020
UD professor co-authors paper on smart renewable energy plan for West Africa

University of Dayton professor and Hanley Sustainability Institute staff member Robert Brecha is one of eight authors of a paper about how West African nations can expand their power supply and meet climate goals by working together. Brecha, along with Sebastian Sterl, also wrote an article about the paper for The Conversation, a publishing outlet for academics and researchers.

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Human Rights August 04, 2020
From Tragedy to Advocacy: Facing Gun Violence in Our Community
One year after Dayton’s mass shooting, the Human Rights Center and the Center for Social Concern ask what steps have been taken to address gun violence and what more needs to be done. We caution readers that this piece contains content related to gun violence and suicide.
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