Human Rights

The Globalization of Indifference

January 18, 2017

The University of Dayton Human Rights Center's third biennial conference in November will explore challenges to human rights advocacy posed by the resurgence of racism, xenophobia and what Pope Francis has termed "the globalization of indifference."

When our moral courage is tested

January 13, 2017

Rachel Barnett, chair of the Libraries diversity and inclusion committee, writes in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Read on to learn more about events in Roesch Library throughout the month of January.

Voices and Faces of Ferguson

January 13, 2017

The University of Dayton will debut an interactive photo exhibit Tuesday, Jan. 17, that spotlights the voices and faces of people who stood up during the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in August 2014.

Rhetorics, Rights, (R)evolutions

January 05, 2017

The 11th Biennial Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference in October at the University of Dayton will explore the teaching, practice and activism of persuasive speech, as well as written and visual texts, amid the ongoing upheaval of American civic discourses and political debates.

Standing Rock Sleep Out

December 12, 2016

“The most important thing is that we can show this is something we’re passionate about. People follow passion.”

Art Exhibit Addresses Food Insecurity

December 07, 2016

University of Dayton students from multiple disciplines are collaborating with the department of art and design to create an exhibit of socially engaged art from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at the University of Dayton’s @Index at the Front Street Warehouse Building at 1001 E. Second Street in Dayton, to benefit The Dayton FoodBank.

University Partners in Food Summit

November 17, 2016

The University of Dayton will take part in a regional food summit to address the health and community impacts of hunger and the economic benefits of local food production.

Fair Trade University

November 11, 2016

The vast majority of workers in the world are paid below poverty wages. Buying fair trade certified products is a great way to help workers to have a living wage and dignity in their work, important principles of Catholic Social Teaching.

Standing with Standing Rock

November 10, 2016

The University of Dayton has a longstanding relationship with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, whose members are among the thousands of people gathered in North Dakota in an attempt to block the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.


November 02, 2016

The University of Dayton's Human Rights Center and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's Human Trafficking Commission are providing Ohio schools, youth counselors, after-school programs and anti-human trafficking organizations with a free online manual for developing anti-human trafficking education for children.

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