Lean Buildings

September 13, 2017

Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Students, Sustainability, Research

In the midst of rising temperatures and energy bills this summer, the University of Dayton School of Engineering received another $100,000 from the state of Ohio for the Ohio Lean Buildings Program to conduct energy audits with local energy consulting firm Entriq Solutions and Sinclair Community College.

Garden of Plenty

September 05, 2017

Students, Humanities and Social Sciences, Sustainability, Research

Inspired by environmental biology and sustainability, energy and the environment students, and led by the Hanley Sustainability Institute and facilities management, the University of Dayton Kennedy Union rooftop garden will provide a campus hub for sustainability education, improved aesthetics and a cooler roof that can lower the building's energy costs, and send cleaner water into storm sewers.


August 17, 2017

Students, Engineering, Sustainability

Not wanting to waste the opportunity his godmother gave him to pull himself out of poverty, Fran?ois Vibert battled through his darkness to earn a Fulbright scholarship he hopes will enable him to provide the gift of light to his native Haiti.

Learning without Borders

July 21, 2017

Service, Humanities and Social Sciences, Faith/Mission, Sustainability, Students, International, Research

A University of Dayton education isn?t limited to the Dayton city limits. Just ask the 500 students who are making the world their campus this summer.

We Are Still In

June 06, 2017

Campus and Community, President, Humanities and Social Sciences, Sustainability

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina has joined a coalition of governors, states, cities, corporations and other university presidents in pledging that the University will continue to support action to meet the Paris Agreement.

Cruising Chinese Waterways

April 24, 2017


The University of Dayton and Fuyao Glass America have teamed up on a new course that utilizes sociology, political science and economics to study the effect of China's growth on its waterways, and includes a three-week tour to examine key waterways first-hand.

Masters of Energy

December 14, 2016

Engineering, Research, Sustainability, Students, Sustainability

Two University of Dayton graduate students received $50,000 each to work in a U.S. Department of Energy program with researchers at Emerson's Helix Innovation Center on the University of Dayton campus.

Fair Trade University

November 04, 2016

Campus and Community, Humanities and Social Sciences, Sustainability, Human Rights

The University of Dayton will celebrate its fair trade university designation from national grassroots movement Fair Trade Campaigns and receive a certificate of recognition at an event 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, at the University of Dayton Bookstore located in Marianist Hall.

Celebrating Sustainability

October 06, 2016

Sustainability, Campus and Community

The University of Dayton will continue working toward a more sustainable world with a week of free, public activities Oct. 15-22 to tout green living.

Fair Trade University

June 30, 2016

Campus and Community, Human Rights, Sustainability

With a resolution committing the University of Dayton to fair trade practices, we have taken a final step toward receiving a fair trade university designation from national grassroots movement Fair Trade Campaigns.

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