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Human Rights Champion

May 14, 2018

Human Rights, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Faith/Mission, Sustainability, Business, International

Shelley Inglis will bring 15 years of United Nations' human rights experience to the University of Dayton when she begins her position as the Human Rights Center's executive director Aug. 16.


Creating Global Citizens

May 04, 2018

Business, Human Rights, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Faith/Mission, Sustainability

Natalie Hudson, director of the University of Dayton human rights studies program, spoke at the 2018 United Nations Global Citizenship Education Seminar about the role of human rights and global citizenship education in the U.N.'s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, 17 goals to eliminate poverty and achieve human rights for everyone economically, socially and environmentally.


UD in the News April 21-27

April 27, 2018

Students, Service, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Sustainability, Innovation, Faith/Mission, Business

Chief Information Officer Tom Skill talked to Education Dive, a national online publication covering education, about building an information security team and protecting student data and Cincinnati NPR affiliate WVXU-FM did a story on Flyer Pitch winner Shane Page.


Solar Ambassadors

April 13, 2018

Students, Faith/Mission, Sustainability

Through the national nonprofit RE-volv and its solar ambassadors program, 15 University of Dayton students have launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for an 11.5 kW solar installation to move Dayton's Mission of Mary Cooperative closer to its goal of running entirely on renewable energy.


UD in the News April 7-13

April 12, 2018

Technology, Faith/Mission, Business, Teacher Education, Fine and Performing Arts, Faculty and Staff, Sustainability, Engineering, Innovation, Law, Students, Diversity and Inclusion

U.S. News & World Report tapped Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Rob Durkle for its story "10 Ways to Help Your Teen with the College Decision" and Shauna Adams, executive director of the Center for Early Learning, was a guest on the Catholic Ed 4 All podcast, which addresses the importance of special education in Catholic schools.


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.

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