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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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Sustainability October 14, 2019
'Funky' fundraiser highlights HSI's partnership with Co-op Dayton

Co-op Dayton brands itself as the non-profit incubator for worker- and community-owned cooperative businesses that build a more resilient, inclusive economy in Dayton. The group, which supports the Gem City Market, is a community partner of the Hanley Sustainability Institute and other sustainability efforts at the University of Dayton.

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President August 13, 2019
One Community, Together

Clad in “Dayton Strong” shirts, the women’s soccer team stood together in a moment of silence before playing the Cincinnati Bearcats to a 1-1 tie in a Sunday night exhibition game on Baujan Field. In a prayer service in the chapel last week, a diverse crowd of faculty, staff, students, and community members sang “The Prayer of Peace.”

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Human Rights July 22, 2019
Anchoring Peace, Justice and Inclusion

A group of UD International Studies majors lead by Dr. Christopher Agnew, Director of the International Studies Program and associate professor in the Department of History, and Shelley Inglis, Executive Director of the Human Rights Center, supported research for the Global Alliance’s report," Enabling the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda Through SDG 16+: Anchoring Peace, Justice and Inclusion."

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Human Rights July 01, 2019
Spring 2019 Highlights
The Human Rights Center focuses on human rights research and advocacy--both globally and within the U.S. The spotlight reviews our Spring 2019 activities, programming and research updates.
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