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

Do Global Human Rights Still Have a Mass Appeal?

Caring about the rights of distant others was once fashionable but, as walls go up and societies retract, global citizen engagement may well be the next victim of this new nationalist resurgence.

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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Experiential Learning 10.20.18
The Immigration Simulation

What is it like to be an immigrant in Ohio? Register for the Immigration Simulation developed by students in ANT325: Anthropology of Human Rights.

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