Diversity and Inclusion


Welcome to the Family!

July 17, 2018

The Class of 2022 is already showing up and making its mark in a big way. As I looked out over a sea of 200 hopeful faces at a New Student Welcome gathering for students from Dayton, Columbus, and Cincinnati in the RecPlex on Sunday, July 15, I caught a glimpse of the most diverse and academically qualified class in our history.


Lalanne Attends Faith Fest 2018 in Michigan

July 03, 2018

What does Lalanne and Faith Fest have in common? A vibrant spirit of faith, fun, fellowship, and service to the community.


For the Common Good, via El Salvador

June 22, 2018

"Every stranger who knocks at our door is an opportunity for an encounter with Jesus Christ."


Kanopy curates Pride Month collection

June 20, 2018

In honor of Pride Month, Kanopy, an on-demand streaming video service accessible to people at UD through the University Libraries, curated this list of LGBTQ-related documentaries and stories.


Dissertation Fellowship Award

June 14, 2018

University of Dayton doctoral student Dara Delgado was awarded a $20,000 fellowship from the American Association of University Women to complete her dissertation, which focuses on an African-American woman who founded a black Pentecostal denomination in 1924 with the goal of empowering women.


Keep Up Pressure Against Online Sex Ads

June 01, 2018

In an op-ed published May 17 in The Columbus Dispatch, Tony Talbott, interim executive director of the University of Dayton Human Rights Center, says online commercial sex ads are on the ropes and it's time to deliver the knockout.


Art and Dayton's Collective Humanity

May 23, 2018

When I walked into the gallery in the President’s Residence, I felt overcome by the truth, beauty — and sheer power — of a display of paintings and photographs by more than a dozen local African-American artists that will grace the walls until Nov. 20.


Creating Global Citizens

May 07, 2018

Natalie Hudson, director of the University of Dayton human rights studies program, spoke at the 2018 United Nations Global Citizenship Education Seminar about the role of human rights and global citizenship education in the U.N.'s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, 17 goals to eliminate poverty and achieve human rights for everyone economically, socially and environmentally.


How Do We Re-Engineer Public Transportation to be More Inclusive?

April 27, 2018

IACT certificate students Alexandra Damiani, Lewis Forman and Quinton Thomas are colliding their purposes to redesign public transportation for people with autism.


Walking the Walk

April 23, 2018

As I listened to our colleague Daria Graham defend her 193-page doctoral dissertation this spring, I couldn’t help but sneak a peek every few minutes at her mother, who beamed with pride and love. I felt a wave of emotion, too, a sense of institutional pride as one of our own demonstrated her scholarly excellence and showed what is possible with single-minded focus and determination.

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