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Sustainability September 18, 2020
HSI graduate student Maloney helped craft Dayton's sustainability report
City of Dayton Sustainability Manager Mark Charles prefers the term sustainability specialist when it comes to Meg Maloney, a Hanley Sustainability Institute graduate assistant who is working with the city. “She’s not just following me around,” Charles said. “She’s actually got her own responsibilities and activities. She helped me with the final touches on the overall sustainability strategy.”
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Sustainability September 17, 2020
Sept. 30 Adele social justice project looks at the election from a Marianist perspective
Organizers invite everyone to interact with expert presenters and participants from Marianist universities, schools and other ministries and communities throughout the United States as they reflect and respectfully dialogue in breakout rooms about being multi-issue voters that advance justice, peace and a sustainable environmental future. The Elections 2020: Justice Signs of Our Time - a U.S. Marianist Panel and Dialogue webinar is from 8 until 9:30 p.m. Sept. 30.
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Faith/Mission September 15, 2020
Mary in the News: Sept. 15, 2020

Read recent items about Mary in both Catholic and secular news.  Also, see International Marian Research Institute as well as Marian Library news and updates.

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Sustainability September 09, 2020
Summer 2020 HSI work: Expanding composting education and practice

Before University of Dayton students migrated back to campus during a pandemic, Hanley Sustainability Institute graduate assistant Christopher Baldasare saw the need for more composting. “With the emphasis on not going out, I expect more students to be cooking in their residences,” Baldasare said. “This will also give us a chance to pilot online composting education, which was planned in the spring to potentially expand the composting program by making it easier to reach all students that would want to participate.”

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News September 07, 2020
Mary in the News: Sept. 7, 2020

Read recent items about Mary in both Catholic and secular news.  Also, see International Marian Research Institute as well as Marian Library news and updates.

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Sustainability September 03, 2020
Women in Clean Energy Conference hosted by UD and OSU strives for gender equity

The virtual Women in Clean Energy Conference aims to provide knowledge, connections and resources to help women create impactful careers. “Everyone should have a seat at the table in the fight against climate change, we believe in helping women get there,” organizers of the event wrote in a release. “We want to empower women to make a difference in the male-dominated energy industry and educate men on the challenges often faced by women in the industry. We believe that by providing education, networking, and recruitment opportunities, we can close the gender gap in the energy industry in an empowering and productive way.”

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Sustainability August 31, 2020
A lesson about natural resources: Exponential growth and limits in a time of COVID-19
One of the foundational notions of sustainability is that long-term exponential growth in a finite world can only lead to catastrophe. In the last half-year or so we have seen a real-time example of exponential growth and perhaps most importantly, how this growth is most appropriately seen as being a characteristic of a diseased system, not a desirable goal.
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News August 31, 2020
Mary in the News: Aug. 31, 2020

Read recent items about Mary in both Catholic and secular news.  Also, see International Marian Research Institute as well as Marian Library news and updates.

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Sustainability August 26, 2020
HSI executive director to speak at Sept. 30 PIVOT event about post-pandemic world
Hanley Sustainability Institute Executive Director Ben McCall, Arthur Morgan Institute Executive Director Susan Jennings and MVRPC Regional Equity Initiative Manager Carlton Eley are the keynote speakers for the PIVOT virtual conference on Wednesday, Sept. 30. Formerly the Dayton Green Expo, the event from 9:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Sept. 30 will feature businesses, architects, engineers, contractors, suppliers, government representatives, experts, and non-profits committed to environmental sustainability. This year's conference will focus on people, resiliency and performance. Registration is free.
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News August 24, 2020
Mary in the News: Aug. 24, 2020

Read recent items about Mary in both Catholic and secular news.  Also, see International Marian Research Institute as well as Marian Library news and updates.

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