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Sustainability June 04, 2021
Brecha book review: Gates’ 'How to Avoid a Climate Disaster' a worthy offering, but overlooks the power of renewables
Bill Gates' book, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, gives some insights into the climate change issue but he doesn't give enough emphasis to the need for dramatic changes to consumption patterns in wealthy countries, writes the University of Dayton's Robert Brecha.
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Sustainability June 03, 2021
Shea’s research award led students’ many contributions to Hanley Sustainability Institute’s 2018-2020 Impact Report
The 46-page Hanley Sustainability Institute 2018-2020 impact report released in the first quarter of 2021 includes dozens of student-led projects and initiatives that built upon the ideals set forth when George ’77 and Amanda Hanley’s gift of $12.5 million established HSI in 2014. One of those impacts was the research paper on the cost of carbon neutrality at UD by Ryan Shea '18 that won a sustainability research award.
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Campus and Community May 27, 2021
Summer 2021 CAP DSJreads
Looking for Diversity and Social Justice readings? Here’s a list of books crowdsourced by CAP DSJ faculty, and published in collaboration with University of Dayton Libraries, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center, Center for International Programs, and the Diversity ILG Working Group.
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International May 18, 2021
UD Signs Collaborative Commitment
UD formally commits to fostering ethical, fair trade, global community-engaged learning
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Service May 06, 2021
University of Dayton River Stewards paint wayfinding storm drain murals connecting campus to the riverfront

The University of Dayton River Stewards 2021 are adding color to city of Dayton storm drains by designing and painting murals that connect the University of Dayton campus to the Great Miami River.

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Human Rights April 28, 2021
Human Rights Through A Gender Lens

Anna Beebe was the HRC Intern at Counterpart International Bangladesh during the 2020-21 school year. As part of her experience, Anna wrote a blog about gender and its connection to Counterpart's Promoting Advocacy and Rights project, which works to create more sustainable and equitable communities in Bangladesh. 

 

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Sustainability April 27, 2021
First four Hanley Sustainability Institute graduate fellows have diverse backgrounds

The University of Dayton’s Hanley Sustainability Institute has named the first four HSI graduate fellowship recipients. The new program, which will start next academic year, was launched to attract high-quality students with an interest in sustainability to work on research projects mentored by a faculty member and other complementary programmatic efforts within HSI.

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Sustainability April 26, 2021
Clarke first University of Dayton graduate to earn BA in sustainability
Nicholas “Nico” Clarke contemplated whether or not to attend the University of Dayton during his visit to campus. He got lost and found out he wanted to become a Flyer. That day started a journey that is ending as the first graduate of UD's sustainability major. His education isn't over, though, as Clarke heads one state over to attend graduate school and obtain a master's degree in sustainability.
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Human Rights April 19, 2021
Environmental justice award winner: 'We have the right to live in a territory that for us is sacred'

On April 20, Aura Lolita Chávez Ixcaquic, leader of the Council of Ki'che' Peoples, which helps preserve indigenous lands against corporate exploitation in Guatemala, will receive the University of Dayton Romero Human Rights Award. Learn more about Lolita and her work in this interview with the National Catholic Reporter, Earth Beat. 

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Sustainability March 31, 2021
Hanley Sustainability Institute releases 2018-2020 report, ‘A growing role at UD’

The Hanley Sustainability Institute at the University of Dayton has released an impact report covering the calendar years of 2018 through 2020, which included a major expansion of HSI, which was founded in 2014. “A growing role at UD” summarizes key events during the span which includes hiring of its executive director, adding faculty and staff, introducing a fast-growing sustainability major and graduate certificate, student leadership and experiential learning, national recognition as a sustainability leader and being part of an award-winning paper on the path to carbon neutrality at UD.

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