Land of Promise

February 28, 2017

Human Rights, International

The Brazilian organization for which Dayton native Sr. Dorothy Stang worked before her murder in 2005 will be the recipient of an international human rights award from the University of Dayton.


Fair Trade University

November 04, 2016

Campus and Community, Sustainability, Human Rights

The University of Dayton will celebrate its fair trade university designation from national grassroots movement Fair Trade Campaigns and receive a certificate of recognition at an event 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, at the University of Dayton Bookstore located in Marianist Hall.


Protecting Our Youth

November 02, 2016

Human Rights, Culture and Society, Hot Topics

The University of Dayton's Human Rights Center and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Human Trafficking Commission are providing Ohio schools, youth counselors, after-school programs and anti-human trafficking organizations with a free online manual for developing anti-human trafficking education for children.


'I Should Do Something'

September 22, 2016

Faculty, Human Rights

A 7,836-mile detour led a former University of Dayton research engineer with more than 100 research publications and 15 patents to the University of Dayton Human Rights Center to start another journey to stamp out violence.


Lasting Legacy

June 30, 2016

Culture and Society, Human Rights

Friends and alumni of the University of Dayton have committed more than $600,000 in honor of outgoing President Daniel J. Curran to support the University's new Human Rights Center, a signature program of his legacy.


Fair Trade University

June 30, 2016

Campus and Community, Human Rights, Sustainability

With a resolution committing the University of Dayton to fair trade practices, we have taken a final step toward receiving a fair trade university designation from national grassroots movement Fair Trade Campaigns.


It's Your Nature

October 22, 2015

Campus and Community, Fine Arts, Human Rights

University of Dayton first-year students will experience Dayton Ballet’s performance of Romeo and Juliet as they explore nature under the third annual Rites. Rights. Writes. series.


Spotlight on Human Rights

September 14, 2015

International, Culture and Society, Human Rights

Pope Francis will address the U.N. at the opening of a summit where world leaders will adopt a set of sustainable development goals that will guide human rights, development and ecological activism for decades to come. A week later, the Human Rights Center will convene a global conference to begin implementing this new agenda.


Vatican-level Praise

August 03, 2015

Students, Human Rights

Ken Hackett, U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican, recently lauded the work of three University of Dayton students with the Rondine Association, a 2015 Nobel Peace Prize nominee for peace and conflict resolution education and training.


Dayton Peace Accords at 20

June 22, 2015

Students, Human Rights

Toddlers then, college students now, will learn about the process in each other's countries.

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