Everything is Connected

September 20, 2017

Human Rights, Faculty, Catholic, Energy and Environment, Culture and Society, Sustainability

Thirteen international theologians, ethicists, scientists and economists explain the spiritual, moral and practical themes of Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment in a new book edited by University of Dayton theologian Vincent Miller.


Garden of Plenty

September 05, 2017

Students, Energy and Environment, Research, Sustainability

Inspired by environmental biology and sustainability, energy and the environment students, and led by the Hanley Sustainability Institute and facilities management, the University of Dayton Kennedy Union rooftop garden will provide a campus hub for sustainability education, improved aesthetics and a cooler roof that can lower the building's energy costs, and send cleaner water into storm sewers.


emPOWERed

August 17, 2017

Students, Energy and Environment, Engineering

Not wanting to waste the opportunity his godmother gave him to pull himself out of poverty, François Vibert battled through his darkness to earn a Fulbright scholarship he hopes will enable him to provide the gift of light to his native Haiti.


Masters of Energy

December 14, 2016

Energy and Environment, Engineering, Research, Sustainability, Students

Two University of Dayton graduate students received $50,000 each to work in a U.S. Department of Energy program with researchers at Emerson's Helix Innovation Center on the University of Dayton campus.


Celebrating Sustainability

October 06, 2016

Energy and Environment, Campus and Community

The University of Dayton will continue working toward a more sustainable world with a week of free, public activities Oct. 15-22 to tout green living.


Green Revolving Fund

May 17, 2016

Energy and Environment, Sustainability, Campus and Community, Engineering

A 2012 student-led research project suggesting the University establish a green revolving fund is promising a big payoff to the University in cost savings, innovation, learning opportunities and creating a greener campus.


No Electricity, No Problem

May 03, 2016

Engineering, International, Students, Energy and Environment, Sustainability

University of Dayton engineering students won three awards at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C., for a device they hope will one day operate without electricity and provide eco-friendly refrigeration in areas lacking reliable electricity or affordable solar power.


Where the Future is Made

April 27, 2016

Campus and Community, Energy and Environment, Sustainability, Engineering

University of Dayton officials joined Emerson for the April 27 ribbon-cutting of The Helix Innovation Center, a $35 million state-of-the-art "ideation" facility on the University's campus where the company plans to create solutions to the world's heating, cooling and refrigeration problems.


Fracking Fault Lines

March 08, 2016

Energy and Environment, Law, Hot Topics

State courts and legislators should declare hydraulic fracturing and the underground injection of fracking wastewater to be "abnormally dangerous" activities in order to hold companies strictly liable for damages caused by induced earthquakes, University of Dayton environmental law professor Blake Watson contends in a article he wrote for 'Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law.'


Everything is Connected

February 23, 2016

Hot Topics, Catholic, Culture and Society, Campus and Community, Energy and Environment

Internationally recognized theologians, ethicists, economists and scientists will discuss the vision of environmental interconnection in Pope Francis' encyclical 'Laudato Si' and his call to action to the world during an upcoming University of Dayton conference.

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