Human Rights Center

DECEMBER 6, 2018

Celebrating Human Rights

The events will serve to mark the twentieth anniversary of the creation of the Human Rights program on campus and the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and provide an opportunity to look forward towards a new era of human rights at UD. The program includes two panels featuring alumni, distinguished speakers, and a reception.

Facts and Figures

20 years

Home to the nation's first undergraduate human rights studies program, this year marks 20 years of human rights education at the heart of the University of Dayton's mission.

70 years

Seventy years after its adoption by the UN General Assembly, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is just as powerfully relevant as it was on its first day. #StandUp4HumanRights

International Human Rights Day Vigil

Children Detained. Families Separated. Parents deported to face violence and deprivation. Join us for prayer, song, and reflection as we hold up the millions of people denied their basic human rights. December 10, 2018 at 8:00 pm at ICE Detention Facility, Butler County Jail, Hamilton, OH.

Human Rights 12.04.18
Human Rights Alumni

McLean Johnson ’12 is one of several alumni showcasing the wide range of career possibilities available to graduates of the University of Dayton’s landmark human rights studies program, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

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Human Rights 11.12.18
Celebrity, Protest, and South Africa in Copenhagen

Last week, Alexandra C. Budabin attended a conference on “Celebrity and Protest in Africa and in the Anti-Apartheid Struggle” at the University of Copenhagen. Panels showcased work on literary celebrities, music, and performance.

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Human Rights 11.09.18
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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