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Human Rights December 04, 2018
Human Rights Alumni
McLean Johnson ’12 is one of several alumni showcasing the wide range of career possibilities available to graduates of the University of Dayton’s landmark human rights studies program, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
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Human Rights November 12, 2018
Celebrity, Protest, and South Africa in Copenhagen
Last week, Alexandra C. Budabin attended a conference on “Celebrity and Protest in Africa and in the Anti-Apartheid Struggle” at the University of Copenhagen. Panels showcased work on literary celebrities, music, and performance.
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Human Rights November 09, 2018
Technology and Human Rights: Improved Shea Butter Processing for Women in Northern Ghana
As a graduate engineering student at the University of Dayton, Erin Peiffer spent the summer interning for Burro, a Ghana-based company, through the university’s Engineers in Technical Humanitarian Opportunities of Service learning (ETHOS) program.
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Human Rights November 08, 2018
Uniting Campus through the Global Goals
A delegation of eighteen students, staff and faculty from the Human Rights Center, Hanley Sustainability Institute, Facilities Management, and Procurement & Payable Services recently traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to attend the 2018 AASHE Conference.
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Human Rights September 14, 2018
With nationalism rising, do global human rights still have mass appeal?
Caring about the rights of distant others was once fashionable but, as walls go up and societies retract, global citizen engagement may well be the next victim of this new nationalist resurgence. This article was published originally on Open Global Rights.
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Human Rights September 06, 2018
Students spend summer in Malawi for Human Rights Research
This summer five UD students spent nine weeks in Malawi to conduct research on a variety of human rights topics; each student worked on an individual research project that was chosen based on needs within the community.
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Human Rights September 05, 2018
Bringing Human Rights Home
Shelley Inglis, executive director of the Human Rights Center, spoke on WVXU 91.7 on the work of the Center as well as her career at the United Nations. Joining her was Joel Pruce, project lead of the Moral Courage Project, and Ben McCall, executive director of the Hanley Sustainability Institute.
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Human Rights August 13, 2018
Human Rights From the Bottom Up
As the US abandons its global humanitarian commitments, activists reimagine them at the southern border. This article originally appeared on TheNation.com.
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Human Rights July 19, 2018
Mass Appeal of Human Rights
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.
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Human Rights June 22, 2018
Advertising versus/and Human Rights
Amanda Dee went to Ferguson, Missouri in 2016, two years after the death of Michael Brown, with the Moral Courage Project and was associate producer for the Ferguson Voices podcast. The Ferguson Voices website, designed by TOKY Branding + Design, won an American Advertising Awards national silver ADDY®.
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