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Sustainability January 21, 2020
Brecha: Marie Curie fellowship with Climate Analytics a hands-on experience around the world
The year 2015 was remarkable for the series of agreements and pronouncements related to sustainability. First came Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ released with great expectation and fanfare in June. Reaching out to an audience far beyond the Catholic Church, the Pope set a tone for thinking about sustainability in a holistic way and as a moral imperative. At then end of 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was agreed to by United Nations members. Finally, the U.N. Paris Agreement was approved by nearly all members, with the goal of limiting and avoiding damages due to climate change.
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Human Rights January 10, 2020
University of Dayton submits its first Communication on Engagement for the Global Compact

Check out UD's first Communication on Engagement to the UN's Global Compact detailing how we are promoting human rights and sustainable across all the work of the University.

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President January 09, 2020
Ohio Reprograms Its Future

It’s no secret that some Ohio companies outsource programming and software engineering to other time zones around the world. That’s largely because they can’t find enough highly skilled professionals here.

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Sustainability January 03, 2020
Jan. 31 Gilvary Symposium to explore the Green New Deal in the Rust Belt

University of Dayton students, staff and faculty and surrounding community members are invited to attend a Jan. 31 symposium on the Green New Deal. The 2020 Gilvary Symposium sponsored by the Hanley Sustainability Institute, the University of Dayton School of Law and the UD Human Rights Center is entitled, “Building a Green New Deal in the Rust Belt: Legal, Policy and Democratic Challenges."

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Giving January 02, 2020
Tragedy and Triumph
People respond to tragedies in different ways. Josh Biris, a senior in mechanical engineering, set a shining example.
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Sustainability December 18, 2019
UD RE-volv aims for $3,000 by New Year's Eve for solar seed fund to help non-profits
The University of Dayton chapter of RE-volv has raised about $75,000 the past two years to allow two local non-profit organizations to switch to solar energy. This year, the group is hoping for many small contributions by Dec. 31 to attain their goal of $3,000 for its "Solar Seed Fund." To donate to the new fund, visit RE-volv's website.
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Sustainability December 16, 2019
Solar prairie signage team hopes designs soon turn into reality

The University of Dayton partners responsible for the solar array and pollinator prairie at Daniel J. Curran Place feel another element is needed to tie the project together: signage.

Thanks to students in professor John Clarke’s design-science synthesis course, a system of displays was developed and could just be a final push away from installation. The signs will tell the solar prairie’s tale of innovation, partnership and experiential learning.

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Engineering December 13, 2019
Mother Teresa's Influence Continues to Inspire University of Dayton Engineers

My mother met Mother Teresa and often spoke of her. My brothers and I were reminded to never forget the less fortunate. During my time at UD, I became unsettled and started to question if I was being called to serve as Mother Teresa did but with an engineering degree.

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Engineering December 13, 2019
Personal tragedies can't keep Josh Biris from graduation day, GE Aviation operations management leadership program

"It could be worse," University of Dayton senior Josh Biris said during the first week of December, near the anniversaries of his parents' deaths. "I could have given up after their passing, but that's not what my parents wanted for me. They wanted me to finish college. They wanted me to succeed and become something. I did it for them."

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Engineering December 12, 2019
Emerson Helix Innovation Scholarship Awarded to Outstanding University of Dayton Students

Five University of Dayton students — including three engineering majors — were recently awarded the Helix Innovation Scholarship from Emerson for demonstrating excellence in creative thinking, innovation and problem-solving.

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