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Human Rights July 16, 2020
Is it real concern for change or just for the clout?

Social media campaigns like the recent #BlackOutTuesday can boost influencers’ and corporations’ public images, while making little meaningful change. HRS 200 summer student shares her views on social media as a tool for activism, and how we, as activists and brand consumers, can do better.

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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 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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President April 24, 2020
We're Bringing UD to You

Students have teamed with admission and financial aid counselors, faculty and deans to bring the campus to prospective students and their families — virtually. From their own homes throughout the nation and world, they’re building relationships, one live chat at a time, one virtual coffee hour after another.

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Sustainability March 23, 2020
DRG calls for Facebook Live participation April 3 to discuss food systems application

Dayton Regional Green will hold a Facebook Live from 4-5 p.m. April 3 to discuss its quest for the OpenIDEO Food Systems Vision Prize. Partners in the greater Dayton region developed an application for the prize sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation. The team led by a University of Dayton mechanical and aerospace engineering professor Kevin Hallinan was one of 79 semifinalists out of 1,319 worldwide entries.

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Sustainability March 09, 2020
Dayton entry among top 6 percent, moves on in worldwide food system vision contest

A team led by a University of Dayton professor earned semifinalist honors in a food system vision contest run by a global design company. The group headed by Kevin Hallinan, a professor in mechanical and aerospace engineering and a sustainability scholar with UD’s Hanley Sustainability Institute, earned one of 79 semifinalist spots in IDEO’s Food System Vision Prize.

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Sustainability February 25, 2020
DP&L to recognize University of Dayton as a energy savings champion

The University of Dayton received another $700,000 in DP&L rebates for energy savings on campus, bringing the total to $1.2 million. And to celebrate, DP&L will be presenting President Eric F. Spina with a rebate check and recognizing the University for its continuing sustainability efforts that have resulted in the energy savings at 12:05 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, in Kennedy Union Torch Lounge.

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Sustainability February 21, 2020
Green Energy Ohio gives Green Achievement Award in Academia to UD

The University of Dayton will receive Green Energy Ohio's Green Achievement Award in Academia at an awards ceremony Friday, April 17, at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Green Energy Ohio honors individuals, businesses, universities, nonprofits, and government and community entities for promoting sustainable energy policies, technologies and practices and educating Ohioans on renewable resources and energy conservation and efficiency.

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Sustainability January 17, 2020
2020 MVRPC Miami Valley Climate Change Seminar is Feb. 24
The 2020 Miami Valley Climate Change Seminar will include speakers from The Climate Reality Project, the Miami Conservancy District and Ohio State University. Registration is free. The Feb. 24 event, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Dayton Realtors building at 1515 S. Main St, is presented by the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission.
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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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