Green Revolving Fund

May 17, 2016

Energy and Environment, Sustainability, Campus and Community, Engineering

A 2012 student-led research project suggesting the University establish a green revolving fund is promising a big payoff to the University in cost savings, innovation, learning opportunities and creating a greener campus.


No Electricity, No Problem

May 03, 2016

Engineering, International, Students, Energy and Environment, Sustainability

University of Dayton engineering students won three awards at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C., for a device they hope will one day operate without electricity and provide eco-friendly refrigeration in areas lacking reliable electricity or affordable solar power.


Where the Future is Made

April 27, 2016

Campus and Community, Energy and Environment, Sustainability, Engineering

University of Dayton officials joined Emerson for the April 27 ribbon-cutting of The Helix Innovation Center, a $35 million state-of-the-art "ideation" facility on the University's campus where the company plans to create solutions to the world's heating, cooling and refrigeration problems.


Fracking Fault Lines

March 08, 2016

Energy and Environment, Law, Hot Topics

State courts and legislators should declare hydraulic fracturing and the underground injection of fracking wastewater to be "abnormally dangerous" activities in order to hold companies strictly liable for damages caused by induced earthquakes, University of Dayton environmental law professor Blake Watson contends in a article he wrote for 'Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law.'


Everything is Connected

February 23, 2016

Hot Topics, Catholic, Culture and Society, Campus and Community, Energy and Environment

Internationally recognized theologians, ethicists, economists and scientists will discuss the vision of environmental interconnection in Pope Francis' encyclical 'Laudato Si' and his call to action to the world during an upcoming University of Dayton conference.


In Support

September 21, 2015

Sustainability, Energy and Environment, Catholic

President Daniel J. Curran has joined more than 170 Catholic college and university leaders from around the globe in signing a statement in support of Pope Francis’ leadership on climate change and social justice.


Shocking Delivery

September 18, 2015

Sustainability, Energy and Environment

University of Dayton mail will soon be delivered at the speed of light when the first electric vehicles in its fleet are plugged into service later this month.


What they are saying

June 18, 2015

Catholic, Energy and Environment, Hot Topics, Sustainability, Science, Faculty, Culture and Society

University of Dayton faculty are weighing in on the pope's historic encyclical on the environment.


Climate of Change

November 12, 2014

Sustainability, International, Energy and Environment, Hot Topics

University of Dayton climate and environmental policy experts weigh in on the climate agreement between China and the U.S. Both say it's a step in the right direction.


Fishing Idea Lures Prize

October 31, 2014

Energy and Environment, Culture and Society, Business, Sustainability, Students, Campus and Community

A University of Dayton student won the elevator pitch portion of the 2014-2015 University of Dayton Business Plan Competition with an idea for a high-tech fishing lure.

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