News releases older than 2005 can be found at the University's eCommons site.


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.


UD in the News April 21-27

April 27, 2018

Students, Service, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Sustainability, Innovation, Faith/Mission, Business

Chief Information Officer Tom Skill talked to Education Dive, a national online publication covering education, about building an information security team and protecting student data and Cincinnati NPR affiliate WVXU-FM did a story on Flyer Pitch winner Shane Page.


Solar Ambassadors

April 13, 2018

Students, Faith/Mission, Sustainability

Through the national nonprofit RE-volv and its solar ambassadors program, 15 University of Dayton students have launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for an 11.5 kW solar installation to move Dayton's Mission of Mary Cooperative closer to its goal of running entirely on renewable energy.


UD in the News April 7-13

April 12, 2018

Technology, Faith/Mission, Business, Teacher Education, Fine and Performing Arts, Faculty and Staff, Sustainability, Engineering, Innovation, Law, Students, Diversity and Inclusion

U.S. News & World Report tapped Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Rob Durkle for its story "10 Ways to Help Your Teen with the College Decision" and Shauna Adams, executive director of the Center for Early Learning, was a guest on the Catholic Ed 4 All podcast, which addresses the importance of special education in Catholic schools.


Achieving Gold STARS

April 10, 2018

Students, Sustainability, Faculty and Staff, Faith/Mission, Campus and Community

The University of Dayton earned its first gold rating for its sustainability achievements in the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).

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