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News releases older than 2015 can be found at the University's eCommons site.

Faith/Mission June 18, 2018
In Solidarity with Laudato Si'

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.

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Human Rights June 08, 2018
Going Zero Plastic

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.

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Human Rights May 14, 2018
Human Rights Champion

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.

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Faculty and Staff May 07, 2018
At the Table

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.

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Business May 04, 2018
Creating Global Citizens

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.

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Students April 13, 2018
Solar Ambassadors

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.

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Students April 10, 2018
Achieving Gold STARS

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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Research March 15, 2018
A Bold Step Toward Solar

The University of Dayton will install 4,026 solar panels with a capacity of 1.26 megawatts of power that will provide approximately 2 percent of campuswide power consumption and offset carbon emissions by about 1 percent annually.

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Faith/Mission February 22, 2018
Continuing to Grow

The University of Dayton Hanley Sustainability Institute, Mission of Mary Cooperative and East End Community Services will plant a fruit orchard at Lincoln Hill Gardens thanks to a $9,800 gift from Vectren. The expansion continues to build on the Institute's successes in its three years.

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Human Rights February 16, 2018
Human Rights Week

The University of Dayton's Human Rights Week, a student-organized week of events to raise awareness of human rights issues around the world, will focus on the criminal justice system.

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