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Engineering November 15, 2018
Arctic Ice Research
University of Dayton doctoral student Ming Gong '15 is more comfortable at the keyboard of a computer or piano than trekking across snow and ice in sub-freezing temperatures. But, during May and June, she spent 10 days at a field summer school in Utqiagvik, Alaska, where she learned how to collect physical data in the Arctic.
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Engineering November 13, 2018
Technology and Human Rights Improve Working Conditions for Women
As a renewable and clean energy graduate student at the University of Dayton, Erin Peiffer traveled to Ghana on a collaborative mission to participate and witness "the power in humanitarian engineering and the ripple effect."
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Human Rights November 09, 2018
Technology and Human Rights: Improved Shea Butter Processing for Women in Northern Ghana
As a graduate engineering student at the University of Dayton, Erin Peiffer spent the summer interning for Burro, a Ghana-based company, through the university’s Engineers in Technical Humanitarian Opportunities of Service learning (ETHOS) program.
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Human Rights November 08, 2018
Uniting Campus through the Global Goals
A delegation of eighteen students, staff and faculty from the Human Rights Center, Hanley Sustainability Institute, Facilities Management, and Procurement & Payable Services recently traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to attend the 2018 AASHE Conference.
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Sustainability October 26, 2018
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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Libraries October 01, 2018
A Little TLC for 4, 5, 6
Roesch Library’s study floors get mini-makeovers with better chairs, carrel repairs and six more renovated study rooms.
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President October 01, 2018
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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Human Rights September 06, 2018
Students spend summer in Malawi for Human Rights Research
This summer five UD students spent nine weeks in Malawi to conduct research on a variety of human rights topics; each student worked on an individual research project that was chosen based on needs within the community.
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Human Rights September 05, 2018
Bringing Human Rights Home
Shelley Inglis, executive director of the Human Rights Center, spoke on WVXU 91.7 on the work of the Center as well as her career at the United Nations. Joining her was Joel Pruce, project lead of the Moral Courage Project, and Ben McCall, executive director of the Hanley Sustainability Institute.
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President August 13, 2018
Welcome to the Neighborhood, Adèle!
Although the Adèle Center still needed some finishing touches when I toured it a few weeks ago, it’s not going to take long for the new kid on the block to gain respect as it welcomes its first student residents this week.
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