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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).


Sustainability Leader

April 03, 2018

Sustainability, Science, Faculty and Staff

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.


A Bold Step Toward Solar

March 15, 2018

Research, Faith/Mission, Campus and Community, Sustainability

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.


Continuing to Grow

February 22, 2018

Faith/Mission, Sustainability, Students

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.


Rising Research

January 09, 2018

Sustainability, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Innovation, Science, Research, Humanities and Social Sciences, Technology, Human Rights

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.


Time to Act

November 16, 2017

Humanities and Social Sciences, Sustainability, President, Human Rights

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.


Budding Careers

November 13, 2017

Sustainability, Sustainability

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.


UD in the News Nov. 4-10

November 10, 2017

Faith/Mission, Humanities and Social Sciences, Research, Sustainability, Science, International, Human Rights, Law

The Associated Press featured engineering research on artificial intelligence while The Saturday Evening Post and The Wall Street Journal tapped experts to discuss "fake news" in Russia and the split jury in the bribery and corruption trial of a U.S. senator, respectively.


Unwavering Commitments

October 20, 2017

Sustainability, Faith/Mission, Humanities and Social Sciences, Campus and Community, Human Rights, President

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.


Celebrating Sustainability

October 16, 2017

Students, Campus and Community, Sustainability, 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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