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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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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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Human Rights December 11, 2019
SPHR19: A Call for Innovation and Creativity in Advocacy
As part of the 2019 Social Practice of Human Rights Conference, the University of Dayton Human Rights Center and OpenGlobalRights collaborated with JustLabs to facilitate creative prototyping workshops around the conference’s three main themes: Eco-Economic Transformation, Technological Transformation, and Social & Political Transformation.
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Sustainability November 25, 2019
Register for MVRPC roundtable on UD's carbon neutrality pledge

The Dec. 4 edition of the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission sustainability roundtable features an overview of the University of Dayton’s carbon neutrality pledge. Ben McCall, executive director of UD’s Hanley Sustainability Institute, and Matthew Worsham from UD’s facilities management will discuss the planning and projects behind the pledge, such as the university’s carbon neutrality feasibility study, the school’s potential power purchase agreement, and a geothermal assessment and potential for carbon-free thermal energy. 

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Business November 11, 2019
Tragedy Inspires Service

An unexpected injury turned this soccer hopeful into a power for good.

 

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