welcome to the rivers institute
our initiative brings key partners in the greater dayton community together to promote, preserve and protect our watershed. students, faculty and staff work with community members, stakeholders, and local organizations to build community around our rivers. we focus on promoting learning and undergraduate research. our multifaceted projects bring both the university and the dayton community to the river.
students recently slept in solidarity with protesters in standing rock nd concerning the dakota access oil pipeline.
national geographic highlighted the city of dayton, the great miami river, five rivers fountain of lights and the river stewards in their blog water current on nov. 1, 2016.
engaging with our natural resources.
see how the university of dayton rivers stewards are getting involved in the miami valley's groundwater resource.