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Giving April 05, 2021
A New Perfect Pairing
We have all heard of wine and dining, but alumni Bill Whiting ’90 has volunteered his niche knowledge to bring a new perfect pairing to UD.
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Sustainability March 31, 2021
Hanley Sustainability Institute releases 2018-2020 report, ‘A growing role at UD’

The Hanley Sustainability Institute at the University of Dayton has released an impact report covering the calendar years of 2018 through 2020, which included a major expansion of HSI, which was founded in 2014. “A growing role at UD” summarizes key events during the span which includes hiring of its executive director, adding faculty and staff, introducing a fast-growing sustainability major and graduate certificate, student leadership and experiential learning, national recognition as a sustainability leader and being part of an award-winning paper on the path to carbon neutrality at UD.

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Sustainability February 23, 2021
Final clean energy speaker series roster covers several perspectives

The rest of the lineup for the Clean Energy Speaker series presented by School of Engineering professor Kevin Hallinan has been announced. From 7 to 8 p.m. on March 4, Mohammad Pakravan of Green Empowerment will discuss “From data to insight for development of low-resource communities.” Zoom link. Emily Burns, RE-volv, from 7-8 p.m. March 11; Nichole Hanus from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, from 7-8 p.m. March 15; and Zach Denning from artificial intelligence firm Hank, from 7-8 p.m. April 6 will round out the series.

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Faith/Mission January 04, 2021
2020: A year to remember
We will never forget what happened in 2020.
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Sustainability December 18, 2020
HSI launches global search for graduate fellowship students to do research with faculty

The Hanley Sustainability Institute at the University of Dayton is expanding its reach in an effort to bring high-achieving graduate students to UD to work in sustainability-related research. HSI has launched a graduate fellowship program for the 2021-2022 academic year to attract high-quality students with sustainability interests to UD through an internationally-advertised fellowship competition.

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Sustainability December 07, 2020
Former HSI student leader Sandstrom joins growing climate journaling and healing initiative

University of Dayton graduate Emily Sandstrom has joined The Climate Journal Project, an initiative to "help alleviate environmental anxiety and fears" through which participants are invited to empower themselves and others to transition away from planetary grief and climate change paralysis.

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Engineering November 16, 2020
Mechanical engineering student embraces Marianist mission and engineering experiences beyond the classroom

Nathan Brown, mechanical engineering major, adopted the Catholic, Marianist education mission to educate the whole person — mind, body and spirit through multiple undergraduate opportunities at the University of Dayton School of Engineering.

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Engineering November 13, 2020
ETHOS student gains technical engineering experience at Rich Earth Institute in Vermont

Cole Teranes, senior mechanical engineering major at the University of Dayton, is using his fall 2020 semester to gain technical engineering experience through a School of Engineering ETHOS Center immersion with Rich Earth Institute in Brattleboro, Vermont.

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Sustainability October 16, 2020
Kendi among keynote speakers at Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education; UD email-account holders get free registration

Nine experts are keynote speakers for the Oct. 20-22 virtual Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE), which carries the theme, “Mobilizing for a Just Transition.” The University of Dayton is a host institution for the conference, which allows anyone with a @udayton.edu email account to register here for free. On the submit payment page, enter discount code UDAYTONEDU093020, which should drop the total due to $0.00. One huge benefit of host status is access to 70-plus live presentations and more than 300-plus on-demand sessions until Nov. 22.

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Sustainability October 06, 2020
Reeb, Piso named HSI’s first faculty affiliates
Zachary Piso, an assistant professor in philosophy, and Roger Reeb, a professor of psychology and former Roesch Chair in the Social Sciences, were both recently named Hanley Sustainability Institute affiliates. Both already are HSI sustainability scholars.
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