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

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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Science April 03, 2018
Sustainability Leader

Ben McCall, lead architect of a new model for campus sustainability who helped the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign become one of the most sustainable campuses in the nation, will become the first executive director of the University of Dayton's Hanley Sustainability Institute. His appointment starts Aug. 16.

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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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Sustainability January 09, 2018
Rising Research

The University of Dayton set another research record in fiscal year 2017 and rose in the latest National Science Foundation rankings for fiscal year 2016 higher education research expenditures. UD ranks in the top 25 of all U.S. colleges and universities in eight categories, including second place for the amount of sponsored materials engineering research and development.

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Sustainability November 16, 2017
Time to Act

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina is among more than 150 leaders of Catholic universities, organizations and religious orders who have signed a letter urging U.S. President Donald Trump and Congress to reassert U.S. leadership in the global effort to address climate change.

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Sustainability November 13, 2017
Budding Careers

The University of Dayton will launch a 12-hour graduate certificate in sustainability studies in January for professionals with a bachelor's degree or equivalent who are seeking additional sustainability training and education for their careers.

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Sustainability October 20, 2017
Unwavering Commitments

As part of the University of Dayton's continued commitment to sustainability and human rights, it has joined the United Nations Global Compact and the Global Catholic Climate Movement.

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Students October 16, 2017
Celebrating Sustainability

The University of Dayton will continue working toward a more sustainable world with a week of free, public activities Oct. 22-28 to tout green living.

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