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How Do We Create a Healthy Community that can Sustain Itself?

April 26, 2018

IACT certificate students Karly Michel, Colin Joern and Maddie Thomas are colliding their purposes to develop a sustainable model for wellness and dental care.


Enabling New Virtual Realities

April 26, 2018

The University of Dayton Department of Computer Science opened a new set of virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR) labs during the spring 2018 semester to expand its capability in researching and developing applications for virtual and augmented reality systems. The new facility in the former Music and Theatre Building expands the department's access to VR technology to three fully functioning labs with a variety of systems.


Student Research

April 06, 2018

Often, students say they picked a college for its beautiful campus or extracurricular activities. Jenea Adams is a bit different: she chose the University of Dayton for the Stander Symposium, a once-a-year opportunity to present undergraduate research to the campus community.


Rainforest Research

April 04, 2018

Bugs the size of tiny twigs have a large impact on the rainforest, according to a new study led by University of Dayton researcher Chelse Prather and published in the current issue of the prominent journal “Ecology.”


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.


'Distinguished' Physics Students

March 23, 2018

The National Society of Physics Students named the University of Dayton's chapter a distinguished chapter for the 2016-17 academic year, for its involvement in local, regional and national Society of Physics Students meetings and events. This comes on the heels of the national organization bestowing "outstanding" and "distinguished" designations on the UD chapter in 2015-16 and 2014-15, respectively.


Ben Rice Memorial Scholarship

March 15, 2018

A University of Dayton professor who taught mathematics for nearly four decades is being remembered with a new scholarship in his name that will continue his legacy at the University for many years to come.


Vectren Gift will Bear Fruit for Lincoln Hill Gardens

February 28, 2018

The University of Dayton Hanley Sustainability Institute, Mission of Mary Cooperative and East End Community Services will plant a fruit orchard at Lincoln Hill Gardens thanks to a $9,800 gift from Vectren.


Engineering Students Work Across Disciplines to Address Dayton Opioid Epidemic

February 28, 2018

The University of Dayton's GEMnasium is a creative space that marries chain link walls with nightclub lighting and a dash of yoga studio Zen where students, faculty, staff and community partners work together on innovative solutions for the common good.


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.

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