Human Rights


Campus Initiative Focuses on Refugee and Immigration Issues in the Dayton Community

November 21, 2017

Campus partners attend the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) Conference to further develop a collaborate initiative on globalization here in Dayton.


The University of Dayton Summer Appalachia Program: UDSAP

November 03, 2017

Driving down the twisty, turning roads, windows roll down, music turns up and content hits my heart because like so many others God has led me home.


International Research

November 03, 2017

There’s not an obvious connection between water and information technology — unless you ask Simanti Dasgupta.


A Passion for Human Rights Research

November 02, 2017

University of Dayton alumna Kata Lucas ’12 credits the University’s human rights studies program for sparking her interest in the Bosnian war and also encouraging her to question some of her family’s views on the 3 ½-year conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was settled in November 1995 by the Dayton Peace Accords.


Indigenous Women: NPAC 2017

October 30, 2017

The University of Dayton’s Native Peoples of the Americas Colloquium is an annual two-day forum focused on Native American culture and history. For more than 15 years the University has hosted speakers, performances and workshops to highlight Native American traditions and customs and to give voice to indigenous issues, perspectives and experiences.


Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month

October 27, 2017

1 in 7. That is the number of Americans who are currently affected by poverty. Today, many Americans are living on the edge, forced to choose between basic necessities each day. A staggering 43.1 million Americans live below the poverty line. The University of Dayton dedicates the month of November to Hunger and Homelessness Awareness to highlight these widespread problems.


A Journey of Healing

October 24, 2017

In partnership and collaboration with Artemis Center, a local domestic violence resource agency, the Women's Center is hosting an art exhibit featuring work from survivors of intimate partner violence now through November 10.


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.

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