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Diversity and Inclusion August 11, 2020
Three experts on active nonviolence for racial justice giving Aug. 18 presentation

A session on active nonviolence for racial justice with three leading activists will be held online from 2 to 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18. Kelly Johnson, the Fr. Ferree Chair of Social Justice, invites student participants. The Zoom event requires registration here.

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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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Sustainability August 05, 2020
Sustainability fellowship available at start-up founded by former UD director

A paid, part-time remote sustainability fellowship is being offered by a start-up company founded by the former director of education abroad and partnerships at the University of Dayton’s Center for International Programs. Karen McBride is the founder and president of Bound International, which bills itself as a “small start-up navigating the intersection of international educational mobility, environmental sustainability, and technological innovation.”

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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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Continuing Education July 16, 2020
Through Prayer, Faith overcomes Fear
Coping with COVID-19 through prayer and online courses.
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Engineering June 09, 2020
How ETHOS Impacted my Career Decisions
William Strosnider, PhD, is an ecological engineer orientated towards applied biogeochemistry. His focus has been on characterizing water quality issues and advancing sustainable solutions to restore ecosystems and safeguard human health, often in international contexts. This has generally entailed creating settings for naturally occurring biogeochemical processes to proceed optimally (e.g., floating treatment wetlands, bioreactors, stormwater wetlands). As the director of the Baruch Marine Field Laboratory, he is particularly interested in improving coastal water management.
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Human Rights June 02, 2020
Stand Up for Human Rights: #BlackLivesMatter
The Human Rights Center joins the multitude of voices condemning the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many other Black men and women, demanding accountability for these injustices and proposing actions to reform our current system.
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Service May 20, 2020
ECHO Newsletter 5-20-20

Here is the newest ECHO newsletter to help support K-12 students and their families with social, emotional, educational, and community resources and information. 

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Engineering May 13, 2020
Two UD Students Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
The National Science Foundation has funded more than 50,000 Graduate Research Fellowships since 1952 – many awardees going on to be Nobel Prize winners and members of the National Academy of Sciences. This year, two UD students joined the ranks as awardees of this prestigious fellowship.
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Service May 06, 2020
ECHO Newsletter 5-4-20

Here is the newest ECHO newsletter to help support K-12 students and their families with social, emotional, educational, and community resources and information. 

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