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Students June 20, 2024
Living Sustainably

Small actions can have a big impact. That’s my takeaway from an energizing meeting with this summer’s undergraduate fellows in the Hanley Sustainability Institute, where their desks by the window overlook Fitz Hall’s rooftop solar arrays.

Campus and Community June 10, 2024
Addressing food insecurity in Dayton one meal at a time
In Dayton, food deserts exist largely as a result of redlining and disinvestment in predominantly Black neighborhoods.
Campus and Community May 21, 2024
Business Ethics & Environmental Sustainability: Kayak expedition

The last excursion of the BEES included the opportunity to kayak in the Eastwood Metropark Mad River tributary and enjoy a last picnic.

President April 29, 2024
Shrinking UD's Carbon Footprint — Overnight
University of Dayton students recognize that the future of the planet is in all of our hands. That’s why it was so fitting that four undergraduates had front-row seats at the news conference in Kettering Labs on Earth Day at which a plan was announced to bring carbon-free power to the entire campus and student neighborhoods.
Engineering February 08, 2024
Jenna’s Journey: Ethos Experience Brings Clean Water to Rural Communities in Exchange for Cultural Appreciation

Jenna Ladd, a senior mechanical engineering student, embarked on a life-changing journey during an Ethos breakout in May 2023.

Engineering January 16, 2024
Engineering effective solutions through strong community relationships

“Welcome, do you want to go to Ecuador with us?” That was the question posed to Molly Savage on her first day as a graduate student instructor at the University of Dayton’s ETHOS Center.


Engineering November 22, 2023
University of Dayton part of $526,630 National Science Foundation project
The University of Dayton is among three schools the National Science Foundation awarded $526,630 to create research experiences for undergraduates studying STEM for social change defined by United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Sustainability October 26, 2023
A letter to campus: Plastic free and Pepsi pouring rights

The Sustainability Club executive board had the opportunity to convene with University representatives involved with revising the terms of the Pouring Rights contract with PepsiCo.

Innovation October 24, 2023
Solar prairies an important part of UD campus
The solar prairie is an integral part of the University of Dayton and its sustainability goals.
Campus and Community October 17, 2023
UD River Stewards collaborate with community leaders on local storybook trail project
The 2024 University of Dayton River Stewards are breathing new life into the 2020 River Stewards' book.