Institutes & Centers
The institutes and centers of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Dayton provide cutting-edge technology, connect the campus with social justice issues and service opportunities, and prepare students for Catholic ministry in a variety of ways.
This collaborative, virtual center focuses on advancing chemical and material sciences to deliver new and improved fire safe solutions for society and industry.
TREND aims to understand the basic biology of how damaged tissues and organs can regenerate. The center is committed to interactions with prominent scientists in the field, by inviting them to campus and by establishing the Emerging Technology Forum, for active discussions of new ideas. The center's focus areas include research collaboration, advanced academic and research training, and technology transfer.
With the leadership of the Fitz Center, students and faculty partner with urban neighborhoods to build relationships and communities, solve issues, and engage in connected learning and scholarship.
Through the Hanley Sustainability Institute, the University's sustainability efforts are being extended campus-wide and into the community.
Leading the way with a vision for positive change, through research, education and dialogue.
The Institute for Pastoral Initiatives uses the resources of the University for partnerships with the Catholic Church to create and implement programs that meet the needs of the Church. These goals are achieved through research, education, consulting, the presentation of forums, and many other resources for diocesan and lay ecclesial leaders.
UDSMARTThe UDSMART Center brings together scientists and engineers with interests in supramolecular science.