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Sustainability April 03, 2020
Freshman from Texas found a home at UD and in the sustainability major

Yamilet Perez Aragon is a Mexican-American first generation student from Austin, Texas, who chose the University of Dayton because it aligned with the values she developed growing up and spending time at her parents’ Mexican villages. The freshman enrolled to study graphic design, but near the end of last semester she found another passion.

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Sustainability March 30, 2020
Energy education is powerful information for University of Dayton students
When I opened my first electric and gas bills, I was alarmed to see how much my roommates and I pay for utilities. Had we really used that much energy? What is the difference between the delivery total and the supply total? What is a kilowatt-hour?
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Sustainability March 23, 2020
DRG calls for Facebook Live participation April 3 to discuss food systems application

Dayton Regional Green will hold a Facebook Live from 4-5 p.m. April 3 to discuss its quest for the OpenIDEO Food Systems Vision Prize. Partners in the greater Dayton region developed an application for the prize sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation. The team led by a University of Dayton mechanical and aerospace engineering professor Kevin Hallinan was one of 79 semifinalists out of 1,319 worldwide entries.

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Human Rights March 23, 2020
Human Rights Dimensions of COVID-19
While the COVID-19 situation changes daily, we wanted to share our reflections on the human rights implications of this pandemic, which are multi-faceted and may prove far-reaching, as well as provide updates on HRC projects and initiatives impacted by this coronavirus.
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Human Rights March 19, 2020
Human Rights and COVID-19 in Italy Today
The HRC's senior researcher, Alexandra Budabin, resides in Italy where the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in high infection rates and death rates, severe restrictions on public life and extreme stress on the country’s health care system. She provides insight into the human rights dimension of the crisis in Italy.
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Sustainability March 18, 2020
HSI student leader’s work about merging societal and environmental concerns

Marigrace Moses’ interest in science, education and the environment started early and was sparked by her mother. “My mom and I did our first science fair when I was 5 years old,” Moses said. “We made a tri-fold and used all the plastic animals I played with to demonstrate different food chains.”

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Sustainability March 17, 2020
Green Energy Ohio awards ceremony postponed until October

The University of Dayton will receive Green Energy Ohio's Green Achievement Award in Academia at an awards ceremony now scheduled for Oct. 23 at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Governmental restrictions on large gatherings caused the postponement of the event that honors individuals, businesses, universities, nonprofits, and government and community entities for promoting sustainable energy policies, technologies and practices and educating Ohioans on renewable resources and energy conservation and efficiency.

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Engineering March 16, 2020
University of Dayton Engineering Students Help Mission of Mary Cooperative Become First Net-Zero Energy Organization in Dayton
University of Dayton engineering students have helped Mission of Mary Cooperative, a Dayton-based urban farming operation, become the city's first net-zero energy organization through the New Buildings Institute, a third-party non-profit organization pushing for better energy performance in buildings.
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Sustainability March 09, 2020
Dayton entry among top 6 percent, moves on in worldwide food system vision contest

A team led by a University of Dayton professor earned semifinalist honors in a food system vision contest run by a global design company. The group headed by Kevin Hallinan, a professor in mechanical and aerospace engineering and a sustainability scholar with UD’s Hanley Sustainability Institute, earned one of 79 semifinalist spots in IDEO’s Food System Vision Prize.

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Sustainability March 03, 2020
Champions on the court and off; UD honored by Dayton Power and Light

On the same evening the University of Dayton men’s basketball team clinched the outright Atlantic 10 regular season title with a win over Davidson, UD president Eric Spina raised the Dayton Power and Light Savings Champion trophy. The trophy, and a giant check presented at an event earlier Feb. 28, were in recognition of the university’s $1.2 million in energy rebates this past decade.

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