Humanities and Social Sciences


College Faculty in the News: Dec. 10, 2017

December 11, 2017

Local news agency, The Oakwood News, picked up on the value of the iconic Old River Park doubling as a living laboratory for University of Dayton environmental biology students. Follow this and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.


Internship at the United Nations

December 07, 2017

University of Dayton international studies major Kaitlynrose Bicek was an intern for the State Department at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, where she helped global Non-Governmental organizations gain accreditation with the U.N.


Women’s and Gender Studies 40th Anniversary

December 06, 2017

The University of Dayton women’s and gender studies program was first discussed during the 1960s when issues of gender were being raised on college campuses. The University formally launched a women’s study program in 1978 with a social justice-oriented mission to make students aware that women and gender issues matter.


Do Not Disturb!

December 05, 2017

Two writers have been selected as winners of the inaugural A Hotel Room of One's Own: The Erma Bombeck | Anna Lefler Humorist-in-Residence Program. The perks? Free room service.


Highlighting the Humanities

November 30, 2017

A newly formed University of Dayton student committee is working to create an inclusive community for all humanities majors. The Humanities Visibility Project, facilitated by assistant professors of English Shannon Toll and David Fine, successfully hosted its first large-scale event in October.


Bombeck Writing Competition

November 29, 2017

Can you craft a short essay that either sparks laughter or touches the heart in the way that Erma Bombeck wrote?


Witnessing Malawi Work Firsthand

November 27, 2017

University of Dayton alumnus Jim O’Brien '78 took a personal approach to supporting students' work in Malawi, Africa. In late June, he traveled with a faculty delegation on a nine-day trip to the southeastern African nation, where both the University and the Marianists have been active community builders.


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.


OhioLINK Poster Child

November 20, 2017

Sharing research made possible in part by Ohio's robust system of interlibrary lending, political science professor Nancy Martorano Miller lauds the statewide library consortium's abundant resources and speedy, convenient service.


MPA Program Celebrates 50 Years

November 17, 2017

The University of Dayton master of public administration program recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. MPA program alumni, students and faculty gathered Oct. 27-28 on the University’s River Campus to celebrate the anniversary and the graduate program’s impact on their careers in public service. The MPA program is hosted by the department of political science in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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