Humanities and social sciences


College Faculty in the News: May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018

Professor Janet Bednarek, Department of History, joined fellow historians in a C-SPAN televised discussion about major U.S. infrastructure projects in the areas of aviation and surface transportation, and how they influenced current development.


Creating Global Citizens

May 09, 2018

Natalie Hudson, director of the University of Dayton human rights studies program, spoke at the 2018 United Nations Global Citizenship Education Seminar about the role of human rights and global citizenship education in the U.N.'s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, 17 goals to eliminate poverty and achieve human rights for everyone economically, socially and environmentally.


Bragging and Modesty

May 08, 2018

Young people today react to bragging in the same way as previous generations, according to new research by psychologists at the University of Dayton.


Creating Global Citizens

May 07, 2018

Natalie Hudson, director of the University of Dayton human rights studies program, spoke at the 2018 United Nations Global Citizenship Education Seminar about the role of human rights and global citizenship education in the U.N.'s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, 17 goals to eliminate poverty and achieve human rights for everyone economically, socially and environmentally.


Students Trace UD Arena's History

May 04, 2018

The University of Dayton Department of History wanted to do something different this year for its senior capstone class. The students are researching the history of UD Arena and its relationship to the Dayton community as a class project. The project is tied to the arena's 50th anniversary and its current renovation.


Pulitzer Winner to Keynote Summer Workshop

May 03, 2018

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Connie Schultz will keynote the Antioch Writers' Workshop at the University of Dayton's 33rd annual summer program, July 14-20, on the University campus.


How Do We Re-Engineer Public Transportation to be More Inclusive?

April 27, 2018

IACT certificate students Alexandra Damiani, Lewis Forman and Quinton Thomas are colliding their purposes to redesign public transportation for people with autism.


How Do We Create a Healthy Community that can Sustain Itself?

April 26, 2018

IACT certificate students Karly Michel, Colin Joern and Maddie Thomas are colliding their purposes to develop a sustainable model for wellness and dental care.


College Faculty in the News: April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018

Professor and department chair Leslie Picca (Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work) recently appeared on local media outlets to discuss a national restaurant chain's efforts to curtail bias-related incidents. 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.


Writing the Book on Communication

April 16, 2018

The University of Dayton Department of Communication received national attention in January in The Chronicle of Higher Education for its success in creating an introductory oral communication course based on a department-authored textbook and extensive student feedback.

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