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Human Rights March 15, 2021
University of Dayton Human Rights Center faculty and students create online exhibit exploring Vietnam War’s impact on campus

A key component of the Vietnam Legacies Project explores the University of Dayton in a wartime setting, showcasing protests, personal stories and the greater effects of the war on campus. An initiative of the UD Human Rights Center, the project includes a virtual exhibit launched during the 2020 fall semester, as well as a two-day online symposium in October that addressed the impact of the war in the U.S. and attracted more than 40 panelists and attendees.

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International March 08, 2021
International Women's Day 2021
International Women's Day 2021: Choose to Challenge
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Human Rights February 26, 2021
Interview With HRC Postdoc Paul Morrow On Mass Atrocities and Advocacy
HRC Postdoc, Paul Morrow, discusses his research in his latest book, how advocacy can prevent further mass atrocities, and touches on his next project looking at images of atrocity in an interview with HRC Senior Researcher Alexandra Budabin.
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Engineering February 22, 2021
University of Dayton International Student and Scholar Services Spotlights Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student

Asma cites the incredible support of School of Engineering faculty and staff for her success. She has high praise for her supervisor, Dr. Robert Lowe, assistant professor with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Dr. Vinod Jain, professor also with mechanical engineering, who helped her adjust to UD and the U.S. with his wise words and frequent check-ins.

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Engineering February 11, 2021
ETHOS Course Uses Remote International Collaboration to Adapt to Changing Times

Like many other aspects at the University of Dayton School of Engineering, the ETHOS Center’s longstanding international immersion prep-course, EGR 330, has had to adjust to a pandemic world without international travel.

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Human Rights January 27, 2021
Honoring Romero Award Winner Juan Guzmán Tapia, 1939-2021

We honor the life of Juan Guzmán Tapia, a fearless human rights advocate for justice in Chile, who was awarded the Romero Human Rights Award from the University of Dayton in 2005.

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Students and Campus Life January 25, 2021
A House is Not Built in One Day
Samuel Attea ’22 reflects on how courses in the Common Academic Program prepared him to partake in a Flyer Consulting project for Fundacion Raiz in Ecuador.
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Sustainability December 18, 2020
HSI launches global search for graduate fellowship students to do research with faculty

The Hanley Sustainability Institute at the University of Dayton is expanding its reach in an effort to bring high-achieving graduate students to UD to work in sustainability-related research. HSI has launched a graduate fellowship program for the 2021-2022 academic year to attract high-quality students with sustainability interests to UD through an internationally-advertised fellowship competition.

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Human Rights December 10, 2020
Human Rights Day Migrant Vigil and the Pandemic
This Human Rights Day, the pandemic has halted the Human Rights Center’s vigil in solidarity for migrants and asylum seekers in front of the Butler County U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Detention Center. While commemorating and honoring migrants and refugees looks different in 2020, the struggles they face do not.
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Faculty and Staff December 04, 2020
Attending the 2021 Learning Teaching Forum? Here’s a DSJ Sessions Guide
The 2021 Learning Teaching Forum — 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, January 8 — will focus on the most important lessons that educators at the University of Dayton have learned about teaching and learning since the spring 2020 semester. This blog highlights all sessions tackling equity, inclusion, diversity and social justice issues.
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