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Sustainability January 09, 2018
Rising Research

The University of Dayton set another research record in fiscal year 2017 and rose in the latest National Science Foundation rankings for fiscal year 2016 higher education research expenditures. UD ranks in the top 25 of all U.S. colleges and universities in eight categories, including second place for the amount of sponsored materials engineering research and development.

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Sustainability November 16, 2017
Time to Act

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina is among more than 150 leaders of Catholic universities, organizations and religious orders who have signed a letter urging U.S. President Donald Trump and Congress to reassert U.S. leadership in the global effort to address climate change.

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Sustainability October 20, 2017
Unwavering Commitments

As part of the University of Dayton's continued commitment to sustainability and human rights, it has joined the United Nations Global Compact and the Global Catholic Climate Movement.

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Diversity and Inclusion October 18, 2017
A Vision for Change

An international cast of civil rights, race, immigration and human rights experts will convene at the University of Dayton Nov. 8-10 for the Social Practice of Human Rights?conference.

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International September 27, 2017
Research offers tough love to improve human rights practices

The University of Dayton Human Rights Center and human rights studies program have partnered with OpenGlobalRights to share research and commentary with a half-million readers in more than 140 countries and 12 languages. In the University's first installment, Joel Pruce, an assistant professor of human rights, discusses how practicing the same human rights habits does not guarantee improvement over time.

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Human Rights September 20, 2017
Everything is Connected

Thirteen international theologians, ethicists, scientists and economists explain the spiritual, moral and practical themes of Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment in a new book edited by University of Dayton theologian Vincent Miller.

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International April 12, 2017
Op-ed: What's Next in Syria

Human rights expert Mark Ensalaco says any strategy in Syria should include American diplomatic and humanitarian might, too.

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Human Rights February 28, 2017
Land of Promise

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.

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Campus and Community November 04, 2016
Fair Trade University

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.

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Human Rights November 02, 2016
Protecting Our Youth

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.

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