Humanities and social sciences


Library Puts Languages at Your Fingertips

July 19, 2018

A new service available through the Libraries website provides convenient and customizable language learning options for students, staff and faculty.


Mass Appeal of Human Rights

July 19, 2018

A new book out this month by Joel R. Pruce, University of Dayton assistant professor of human rights, details the evolution of human rights into a mainstream moral cause.


College Faculty in the News: July 9, 2018

July 09, 2018

Assistant Professor Christopher Devine, Department of Political Science, discusses the current political division experienced in many sectors of U.S. society. Follow this story and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.


Student Emmy Award Winner

June 28, 2018

A University of Dayton student-produced documentary about Dayton’s deadly opioid epidemic won a student Emmy Award from the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.


College Faculty in the News: June 25, 2018

June 25, 2018

Dr. Robert Brecha, Department of Physics and Hanley Sustainability Institute, fact checks a statement about greenhouse emissions issued this month by the Environmental Protection Agency. Follow this story and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.


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.


College Faculty in the News: June 11, 2018

June 11, 2018

Dr. Miranda Cady Hallett, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work recently appeared on a local television news program to discuss the legal and civil rights ramifications of detaining children at the border between the United States and Mexico.


Roesch Chair in the Social Sciences

June 07, 2018

The University of Dayton has appointed sociology professor Leslie Picca as the Raymond A. Roesch, S.M., Chair in the Social Sciences. Currently, Picca is chair of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work. She joined the University faculty in 2005.


Spring 2018 Highlights

June 04, 2018

The Human Rights Center focuses on human rights research and advocacy--both globally and within the U.S. The spotlight reviews our Spring 2018 activities, programming and research updates.


Core Program Student Receives Fulbright

May 31, 2018

University of Dayton graduate Olivia Thomakos '18 will venture to Malaysia to teach English in a secondary school through a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) award.

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