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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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Sustainability September 19, 2021
UD student research exploring effects of solar panels on pollinator community

University of Dayton student Brigid Morgan is researching how solar panels at UD’s Curran Place affect the community of pollinators gathering next to the panels. Under the direction of Associate Biology Professor Chelse Prather, Morgan is a senior biology major with Spanish and philosophy minors. She plans to present her honors thesis in March 2022. For weeks, she used pollinator traps - different colored containers attracting different species inside and outside the solar array - and took them to the lab to identify them.

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Sustainability September 17, 2021
UD student research exploring if plastic waste can be transformed into 3-D printer products

Under the direction of Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Denise Taylor, University of Dayton student Peter Fabe is assessing recycled plastic and considering the design of a plastics processing machine to bridge from post-consumer waste to the plastics input for 3D printing.

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Sustainability September 01, 2021
Hanley Sustainability Institute to hire four part-time strategic priority directors; interested parties can contact HSI
HSI is looking to expand its leadership team through the appointment of four part-time directors and encourages interested faculty and staff to consider these positions. Potential candidates are encouraged to reach out to HSI Executive Director Ben McCall (bjmccall@udayton.edu) to schedule an informal discussion to explore the possibilities.
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Sustainability September 01, 2021
Hanley Sustainability Institute to hire four part-time strategic priority directors; interested parties can contact HSI
The Hanley Sustainability Institute is looking to expand its leadership team through the appointment of four part-time directors and encourages interested faculty and staff to consider these positions. Potential candidates are encouraged to reach out to HSI Executive Director Ben McCall (bjmccall@udayton.edu) to schedule an informal discussion to explore the possibilities. Potential candidates are also encouraged to consult with their supervisors or department chairs before submitting an expression of interest.
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Engineering August 23, 2021
Leaders in Engineering Education Named as Fellows 2021 by Kern Family Foundation

Dr. Timothy Reissman, assistant professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Dr. R. Kirk Pirlo, assistant professor, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, were recognized for leadership in undergraduate engineering education and ambassadors of excellence for the University of Dayton.

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Campus and Community August 10, 2021
University of Dayton launches donor-funded urban forest fellowship program to engage underserved high school students in city’s ecosystems
A new University of Dayton initiative to connect Dayton high school students to the city’s urban forests sprouted from a donor’s small gift to the College of Arts and Sciences.
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Law July 28, 2021
How A Law Degree Can Be Just What The Doctor Ordered

Ethan Nkana ’13 has used his experience at the University of Dayton School of Law to create a unique agency that helps doctors across the country.

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Libraries July 27, 2021
Overcoming Obstacles: Dayton Women Inventors
Upstaged and underrecognized in a region of research, Dayton women innovators persisted in their patent pursuits.
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Career Development July 06, 2021
The GEM Sparks Collab Between Brixilated and Dayton Sprouts
The GEM at the Hub was designed to be a space that allowed creative collaboration to thrive between community members and University of Dayton students. We started to bring in some of the people that we saw best demonstrating growth-mindset in the Dayton area and let them go to work. Turns out, whenever you bring a room full of creative collaborators together, the results are pretty incredible!
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