Innovation


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.


Sparking Creative Thinking

March 19, 2018

When I walked into the GEMnasium — an unconventional laboratory for boundary-crossing ideas in Fitz Hall — I immediately spotted a sign listing a dozen "rules of play." With instructions like "seek surprise," "fail fast," and "create!" it’s clear that so-called “rules” are meant to be broken here.


A Smart Investment

March 15, 2018

A $30 million stock portfolio managed by college students? You bet.


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.


Pay as You Throw

February 27, 2018

A University of Dayton student sustainability research project to encourage recycling and reduce landfill trash resulted in a proposed grant program to launch "pay-as-you-throw" waste management programs in Montgomery County, Ohio.


National Fair Trade Leader

February 23, 2018

What started as a petition to replace a well-known chocolate company on campus, turned into service for a national committee.


Perspectives on Experiential Learning

February 19, 2018

University of Dayton senior Allyson Pacifico received a full-time job offer from Indianapolis-based information technology company Appirio after showcasing her educational experiences at the University with a video she produced through the Office of Experiential Learning.


Talking Leadership

February 19, 2018

What makes a great leader? I’d put my money on Stephanie Bennett and her team. As CEO of Flyer Enterprises, one of the largest student-run businesses in the country, Stephanie exudes confidence and a can-do spirit.

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