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UD Makes Sierra's Top 20 Coolest Schools List

The University of Dayton is ranked No. 18 on Sierra magazine's "Cool Schools" list for displaying "a deep and thorough commitment to protecting the environment, addressing climate issues and encouraging environmental responsibility."

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Sustainability Week 2018

The University of Dayton will continue working toward a more sustainable world with a week of public activities Oct. 21-24 to promote green living.

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Faculty 10.25.18
College Faculty in the News: October 25, 2018

Ben McCall, Executive Director of the Hanley Sustainability Institute, explains how lessons in sustainability can go beyond the classroom when parents teach their children about packing sustainable lunches. The story was picked up by several media outlets across the country.

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President 10.01.18
Here Comes the Sun...

When I climbed up on the roof of Fitz Hall this spring to observe the installation of solar panels, I caught a glimpse of a bright future.

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UD's score ranks in the top 2 percent of all AASHE STARS rated schools, first in Ohio, and second among all U.S. Catholic colleges and universities

17 leaders

UD undergraduate sustainability leaders work with the HSI team and our partners to make campus more sustainable.

No. 18 Coolest School

UD is the only school in the Midwest among the top 20 in this year's Sierra Club Cools Schools list and ranks third among all U.S. Catholic colleges and universities.

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  • Lessons and Connections from AASHE 2018

    If we come together as a university, such a daunting task will become far more attainable. I am excited to bring what I have learned back to campus with me, and I am interested to see what the future of sustainability at UD holds.

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    Join our project teams, campus partners, invited speakers and more for engaging events that inform and inspire.

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    UD Achieves STARS Gold

    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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