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Sustainability August 05, 2020
Sustainability fellowship available at start-up founded by former UD director

A paid, part-time remote sustainability fellowship is being offered by a start-up company founded by the former director of education abroad and partnerships at the University of Dayton’s Center for International Programs. Karen McBride is the founder and president of Bound International, which bills itself as a “small start-up navigating the intersection of international educational mobility, environmental sustainability, and technological innovation.”

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Human Rights August 04, 2020
From Tragedy to Advocacy: Facing Gun Violence in Our Community
One year after Dayton’s mass shooting, the Human Rights Center and the Center for Social Concern ask what steps have been taken to address gun violence and what more needs to be done. We caution readers that this piece contains content related to gun violence and suicide.
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Libraries July 24, 2020
Prospering Despite Prejudice: Dayton’s Romanichal Families and Their Voice in History

The Stanley family's success and persistence provide lessons about immigration and the importance of cultural identity. 

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Fine and Performing Arts July 21, 2020
Sacredness and Solidarity: A Conversation with Artist Janet McKenzie

Artist pays homage to groups that have been under-celebrated in sacred art.

 

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Human Rights July 16, 2020
Is it real concern for change or just for the clout?

Social media campaigns like the recent #BlackOutTuesday can boost influencers’ and corporations’ public images, while making little meaningful change. HRS 200 summer student shares her views on social media as a tool for activism, and how we, as activists and brand consumers, can do better.

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President June 22, 2020
Godspeed, Daria

In higher education, we’re used to saying “goodbye” to people we care about.

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President June 18, 2020
Inspiring Greatness

Is it any wonder that our students believe they can change the world? They’re walking in the footsteps of those who are doing just that.

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Faculty June 16, 2020
University of Dayton anthropologist awarded Asian studies fellowship

The International Institute for Asian Studies awarded University of Dayton anthropologist Simanti Dasgupta a fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Dasgupta, associate professor of anthropology, plans to complete a book manuscript about the sex workers’ labor movement in Kolkata, India.

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Libraries June 15, 2020
‘Enough is Enough’: A Commitment to Anti-Racism
Faculty and staff in the Libraries are committed to facing the instances of racial bias and discrimination in our collections, services and spaces.
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Human Rights June 11, 2020
Lessons from a Grassroots Development Nonprofit
Rebecca Westphal, Malawi Graduate Fellow 2019-20, shares what she learned about sustainable community-based development through her time at Determined to Develop.
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