Humanities and Social Sciences


Faculty in the News: June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017

Neomi DeAnda discusses the reaction of U.S. Catholic archdioceses to activists' push for sanctuary of undocumented immigrants. Follow this story and other recent media coverage of College of Arts and Sciences faculty research, scholarship and commentary.


US Catholic Bishops Honor UD grad

June 13, 2017

This week, the bishops will honor Sr. Tracey Horan, the 2017 Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award winner, during their annual Spring General Assembly.


eCommons downloads surpass 400,000; Digital Commons crosses half-billion mark

June 12, 2017

This month, as UD’s institutional repository surpassed a milestone of 400,000 downloads of its open-access content, its host, the bepress Digital Commons Network, surpassed half a billion.


Faculty in the News: June 9, 2017

June 09, 2017

U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Accord has become an important topic of discussion across multiple academic disciplines. Read Bob Brecha's commentary on this decision, and follow other recent media coverage of College of Arts and Sciences faculty research, scholarship and commentary.


Tu Luz Trasciende (Your Light Transcends)

June 06, 2017

I was moved by her raw emotions as she shared her story and own experiences during the dictatorship, which lasted from 1973 to 1990. When we left the location of the mural, she gave us all hugs and said how she was so grateful we wanted to hear her story. She also said that giving her hugs gave her a sense of solace and hope for her father. The respect and compassion she showed us, without knowing us for very long, reminded me that caring for the people around me is one of the most important things in life. Your light transcends ( Tu Luz Trasciende).


Faculty in the News: May 10, 2017

May 25, 2017

John Heitmann discusses shifting trends in automotive technologies and their effects on the American driving experience. Read and listen to his comments, and follow other recent media coverage of College of Arts and Sciences faculty research, scholarship and commentary.


Faculty in the News: May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017

Nancy Martorano Miller and other faculty turn their focus toward the 2018 Ohio gubernatorial race. Read about this current news topic and follow other recent media coverage of College of Arts and Sciences faculty research, scholarship and commentary.


Experimental Psychology

May 09, 2017

Think you're good at something? Better than the average person? Turns out, your thoughts may be able to improve your performance.


Alumni Team Players

May 04, 2017

Live sporting events can be fast-paced, high-pressure situations for the television crews who broadcast games and the reporters who cover them on deadline.


The Writers’ Room

May 02, 2017

The University of Dayton department of English is giving undergraduate students the opportunity to produce an audio drama podcast series with its innovative course offering, "The Writers’ Room."

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