Together, 36 institutions of higher education in Sweden have drawn up a climate framework. Each institution will now compose its own concrete climate strategy with the framework as reference, the goal being to work towards the 1.5 degrees Celsius cap by 2030.
On Tuesday, Dalarnas Villa was officially opened, the result of collaboration between Dalarna University, Dalarnas Försäkringsbolag, pupils from vocational upper-secondary programmes, material and house suppliers, and other key entrepreneurs.
Two organisations - the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth and the Swedish Energy Agency - have nominated Dalarna University and the University of Gävle for their KTP Energy project, meaning the two universities will be in Finland later this year as part of the EU event.
Some 500 students marked the end of their studies on Friday by celebrating together at the Leaving Ceremony 2019. They will now join the workforce as qualified professionals in such fields as education, sound and music production, and engineering.
Kulning - or herding calls - is one of the oldest forms of vocal expression still in use today. In the film "Kvinnors röster" (Women's Voices), a collaborative project between the University and Dalarna's Museum, this form of cultural heritage is given life in moving picture, photos and sound.
Not only was it a day of victory, but it was also a day of world-record-breaking at the annual competition Delsbo Electric, where Dalarna University was once again represented in a battle for the most energy-efficient railway passenger vehicle.
A workshop on the role of educational institutions in systems of innovation and a presentation on Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) were two ways in which Dalarna University contributed at the recent HSS (Högskola och Samhälle i Samverkan) Conference.