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Sustainability October 20, 2021
Institute leader helps found national network examining planetary limits, publish essay in Energy Research & Social Science

University of Dayton Hanley Sustainability Institute Executive Director Ben McCall is among five authors of an essay to be published Oct. 20 in the journal Energy Research & Social Science that cautions current levels of worldwide economic growth, energy use and resource consumption will overshoot Earth's finite limits.

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Faculty and Staff July 16, 2021
UD in the News July 10-16

Vince Miller, Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture, wrote a review of a climate crisis sci-fi novel for America. Law360 mentioned how the School of Law's online hybrid J.D. program attracts high-performing students. Faculty shared their expertise with MoneyGeek, Vox and The Washington Times.

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Sustainability June 18, 2021
UD in the News June 12-18

Faculty contributed expertise to The Conversation, Travel Commons podcast and Dayton TV station ABC22/Fox45 about how heat pumps work, Title IX, business travel and legal issues of the day.

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Faith/Mission June 11, 2021
UD in the News June 5-11

The Conversation, Law.com, National Catholic Reporter, The Columbus Dispatch and WVXU-FM, Cincinnati's NPR affiliate, are among the news outlets sharing University of Dayton expertise, research and accomplishments.

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Faith/Mission May 25, 2021
Sustainability expertise contributes to Vatican platform to track environment goals

The University of Dayton provided sustainability expertise to the Vatican in the development of the Laudato Si' Action Platform to help track goals from Pope Francis' 2015 encyclical on the environment.

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Campus and Community April 23, 2021
UD in the News April 17-23

On nearly 20 occasions this week, local media highlighted UD's partnership with Premier Health to bring an employee health clinic and community medical facility next to campus, adjustments in recruiting students in a pandemic, and faculty expertise in coverage of the Chauvin trial. Another five regional, national and international news outlets also sought faculty insight into issues of the day.

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Human Rights March 23, 2021
Human rights award to honor champion of environmental rights; Students to unveil Moral Courage Project about fight for clean water

Environmental and climate justice will be at the heart of a series of University of Dayton events to honor the legacy of Saint Oscar Romero. The series will culminate with the University bestowing its human rights award named in his honor to Aura Lolita Chávez Ixcaquic, leader of the Council of Ki’che’ Peoples which helps preserve indigenous lands against corporate exploitation in Guatemala.

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Science March 15, 2021
UD researchers on National Renewable Energy Laboratory team fast-tracking food waste into sustainable aviation fuel

University of Dayton researchers have helped a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) team take another step toward turning wet food waste into a sustainable aviation fuel.

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Sustainability February 19, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 12-19

Ohio cable news outlet Spectrum News 1 and Dayton TV station WDTN featured Mary Buchwalder's career as physician and Student Health Center medical director plus her role in helping navigate the University through the pandemic. All three local TV stations highlighted Ash Wednesday services at UD. Columbus and Dayton news outlets reported on UDRI's role in landing the latest Mars rover.

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International February 12, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 6-12

The New York Times and an online magazine of The Washington Post were among the national news outlets seeking faculty expertise on topics including disastrous flooding in India and women in the Catholic Church. 

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