Innovation


How Do We Re-Engineer Public Transportation to be More Inclusive?

April 27, 2018

IACT certificate students Alexandra Damiani, Lewis Forman and Quinton Thomas are colliding their purposes to redesign public transportation for people with autism.


How Do We Create a Healthy Community that can Sustain Itself?

April 26, 2018

IACT certificate students Karly Michel, Colin Joern and Maddie Thomas are colliding their purposes to develop a sustainable model for wellness and dental care.


Enabling New Virtual Realities

April 26, 2018

The University of Dayton Department of Computer Science opened a new set of virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR) labs during the spring 2018 semester to expand its capability in researching and developing applications for virtual and augmented reality systems. The new facility in the former Music and Theatre Building expands the department's access to VR technology to three fully functioning labs with a variety of systems.


Kettering Labs Makerspace is Creating Hands-on Opportunities for Students of All Majors

April 24, 2018

If you ever wanted to design and build your own fidget spinner, name tag or Christmas ornament, the School of Engineering has developed a space for you.


A Day of Discovery

April 20, 2018

Is there any other university in the country that has as high a level of participation and engagement on a day reserved for celebration of student research and creative work? As I walked into the RecPlex, I felt such a surge of creative energy as row after row of students mingled around their posters, learning and teaching, engaging and building community.


Changing Face of Engineering

April 10, 2018

The Stanford University Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school) named four University of Dayton engineering students to a global program that empowers student leaders to increase campus engagement through innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity.


Preparing Sustainability Professionals

March 27, 2018

The University of Dayton is preparing students and professionals to serve the common good by offering graduate education in the growing field of sustainability. In January, the University launched a new sustainability studies graduate certificate and the required introductory course for the certificate, Foundations in Sustainability, is being piloted during the spring 2018 semester.


UD Engineering Students Improve Veteran's Quality of Life

March 23, 2018

Quality of Life Plus (QL+), a non-profit organization headquartered in McLean, Virginia, is sponsoring a capstone project at the University of Dayton (UD) that will dramatically improve a disabled veteran's quality of life.


A Tale of Two Compost Bins

March 02, 2018

How Facilities Management, Dining Services, and the Hanley Sustainability Institute work together to turn food waste into soil.


How Do We Revolutionize Rehabilitation?

February 28, 2018

IACT certificate students Brittany Kieffer, Michael Gilbert and Christa White are actionizing their purposes to develop a restorative framework for people with addiction.

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