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Sustainability December 06, 2021
How to Be a Conscious Consumer during the Holidays
Catholic Social Teaching encourages us to be aware of what is happening in our world and to use that awareness to make a positive impact on our world.  How can you put this into action for the holidays? Be a conscious consumer!
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Sustainability November 22, 2021
Forage Ahead the theme for Dinner in the Desert Kitchen V, a UD art exhibition and fundraiser
The fifth annual University of Dayton student-led art auction, can drive, dinner and art exhibit to benefit the Gem City Market will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 10 at The Hub powered by PNC Bank in the newly reopened Dayton Arcade at 31 South Main St.
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Campus and Community November 22, 2021
University of Dayton students organize art exhibition, fundraising dinner to promote community food justice

University of Dayton students are spinning plates — literally — to prepare for Dinner in the Desert Kitchen V: Forage Ahead, an annual fundraising dinner, art exhibition and auction to benefit nonprofit community partners and raise awareness about food justice efforts in Dayton.

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Experiential Learning November 16, 2021
University of Dayton sociologist uses eggs, gravity to demonstrate social inequality for students
By taking a familiar egg drop activity in which students design a “nest” to protect a raw egg from a high fall and adding several class-conscious twists, a sociology professor illustrates the relationships to introduce students to the topic of social inequality and vulnerability.
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Human Rights November 03, 2021
Human Rights in the Context of Climate Justice

Faced with the ongoing long-term debate on climate justice, recent changes mean there is a pathway forward. HRC law student, Haochun Ling shares her thoughts on climate change as a human rights issue.

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Engineering October 15, 2021
University of Dayton Hanley Sustainability Institute Names Directors in New Strategic Plan

The University of Dayton’s Hanley Sustainability Institute designated four accomplished leaders to direct the four key areas of HSI’s new strategic plan.

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Sustainability October 15, 2021
HSI names four part-time directors for main areas in new strategic plan

The University of Dayton’s Hanley Sustainability Institute designated four accomplished leaders to direct the four key areas of HSI’s new strategic plan. Faculty members Erin Gibbemeyer, Zach Piso, Andrew Chiasson and Glenna Jennings will work part-time with HSI and each lead an identified initiative and its associated goals. HSI Executive Director Ben McCall recently announced the appointments.

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Human Rights October 13, 2021
Our Fall 2021 Climate Strike

Human Rights Center Intern, Anna Beebe, reflects on the recent climate strike, and how crucial it is for students to continue to urge university leaders to make efforts to reduce our university’s environmental impact.

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Libraries September 24, 2021
A Love of Science and the Excitement of Discovery
Professor Albert Burky retires from UD in May 2022 with 49 years of teaching, fieldwork, publishing and professional service. His impact is beyond measure, writes colleague Ryan McEwan.
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Sustainability September 21, 2021
UD campus climate strike this Friday at noon; People in more than 150 countries taking part

University of Dayton students are taking part in the global climate strike Friday, Sept. 24, according to campus organizers. The group is calling for students, faculty and others to meet in the Humanities Plaza from noon until 2 p.m. Friday to strike for the future.

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