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For the Common Good

July 27, 2018

Service, President, Campus and Community, Faculty and Staff, Humanities and Social Sciences, Giving, Faith/Mission

The Marianist Province of the United States is making a $1.5 million gift to elevate the present Father William J. Ferree Professor of Social Justice to an endowed chair and place an enduring stamp of Catholic Social Thought and Marianist character on the academic life of the University of Dayton.


Celebrating 75 Years

July 25, 2018

Faith/Mission, Libraries

The University of Dayton’s Marian Library, which holds the world's largest dedicated collection of books and artifacts on Virgin Mary, will continue its 75th anniversary celebration with a new exhibit and concert.


UD in the News July 1-13

July 13, 2018

UDRI, Faculty and Staff, Faith/Mission, Law, Sustainability, International, Human Rights

Historian Dorian Borbonus' research was the subject of an Academic Minute, Green Guy Media on 640 AM in Atlanta discussed the University's sustainability efforts as part of The College Sustainability Summit Series and the National Jurist Insider eNewsletter featured the School of Law's new hybrid J.D. program.


A Gift of Faith

July 06, 2018

Faith/Mission, Campus and Community

As the University of Dayton approaches the three-year anniversary of the dedication of the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, students and staff share their thoughts on the renovated chapel — their reaction to the space, their favorite aspects and the role the Chapel plays in our faith community.


In Solidarity with Laudato Si'

June 18, 2018

Faith/Mission, Sustainability

The University of Dayton is among the nearly 600 U.S. Catholic institutions that signed the Catholic Climate Declaration that affirms the Paris Agreement and supports actions to meet its goals.


Going Zero Plastic

June 08, 2018

Human Rights, Sustainability, Campus and Community, Faith/Mission

University of Dayton Dining Services joined CNN's celebration of World Oceans Day and CNN's #ZeroPlasticLunch and #thelaststraw initiatives June 8 by announcing Au Bon Pain, which opened last year in Kennedy Union, will transition from plastic containers to compostable containers throughout the summer.


Human Rights Champion

May 14, 2018

Human Rights, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Faith/Mission, Sustainability, Business, International

Shelley Inglis will bring 15 years of United Nations' human rights experience to the University of Dayton when she begins her position as the Human Rights Center's executive director Aug. 16.


At the Table

May 07, 2018

Faculty and Staff, Service, Faith/Mission, Students

Studies report Dayton is the second worst city in the nation for food hardship in households with children, and one in six Miami Valley residents are uncertain of their next meal. So the University of Dayton is working with several community partners to end food insecurity in the region.


Creating Global Citizens

May 04, 2018

Business, Human Rights, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Faith/Mission, Sustainability

Natalie Hudson, director of the University of Dayton human rights studies program, spoke at the 2018 United Nations Global Citizenship Education Seminar about the role of human rights and global citizenship education in the U.N.'s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, 17 goals to eliminate poverty and achieve human rights for everyone economically, socially and environmentally.


UD in the News April 28-May 4

May 04, 2018

Teacher Education, Diversity and Inclusion, Research, UDRI, Campus and Community, Innovation, Technology, Law, International, Faculty and Staff, Students, Faith/Mission, Science, Business, Engineering

National and regional media highlighted University of Dayton research in aviation history, aviation fuels, bringing more diverse children's books to the classroom and fighting the opioid crisis. They tapped our experts for discussions on developing leaders in the information technology world, the upcoming midterm elections, how to choose the best credit card deals and a new Catholic feast day.

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