Human Rights


The Facing Project

October 17, 2017

Seventy University of Dayton students captured the experiences and challenges of living in Dayton by interviewing local residents as part of a national community storytelling project intended to bring awareness about local human rights issues to inspire social action.


Nicaragua Health Brigade

October 09, 2017

University of Dayton senior Ben Schmeusser was shocked to discover the health disparities between the United States and rural, underserved communities in Central America last year on his first medical mission trip to Nicaragua.


Social Revolutions Start with Words

September 28, 2017

The University of Dayton will host a national academic conference next month that focuses on how language has been used throughout history to both regulate and liberate people — particularly women and people of color.


Malawi Practicum

September 14, 2017

My experience in the warm heart of Africa.


The KKK and UD in the 1920s

September 08, 2017

Given the recent events in Charlottesville, it makes sense to think of the time - less than a century ago - when the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) terrorized the University of Dayton, and when students fought back.


10 Empowering Quotes from Phenomenal Women

September 05, 2017

Sometimes we all just need a little motivation and empowering words to get us through the week.


Take Up Your Cross and Follow Me

September 01, 2017

Jesus calls us to solidarity with him. Solidarity with Jesus is achieved through solidarity with one another.


A Circle of Hope, a Prayer for Peace

August 22, 2017

“It’s especially important that we be gathering when something in particular happens that is harmful to members of the world community or our campus community. Charlottesville is one of those things.”


Linda Majka Award Winners

August 22, 2017

University of Dayton senior sociology majors Emily McAleese and BreAnn Porter-Hill spent their summer researching challenges faced by immigrants and refugees in the Dayton area as the first two recipients of the University’s Linda C. Majka Research Award.


Hidden Heroes Award

July 24, 2017

University of Dayton Vote Everywhere ambassador Katherine Liming will be honored by the Andrew Goodman Foundation with the 2017 Hidden Heroes Award for exceptional contributions to voting rights and social justice.

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