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Human Rights June 10, 2021
A Glimpse into Our Internships with Cristosal

Over the Spring 2021 semester, four students worked with Cristosal, a non-governmental organization promoting human rights in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. They highlight their experiences working with the organization and the impact it had on their lives.

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Engineering June 10, 2021
When passion takes flight

"The field of aerospace engineering was born out of passion," said Dr. Sid Gunasekaran, assistant professor, University of Dayton Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. "People have dedicated their lives to redefine what is impossible . . . some people see it as a legacy and a constant reminder of what humans can do if we set our hearts and minds to it."

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Sustainability June 03, 2021
Shea’s research award led students’ many contributions to Hanley Sustainability Institute’s 2018-2020 Impact Report
The 46-page Hanley Sustainability Institute 2018-2020 impact report released in the first quarter of 2021 includes dozens of student-led projects and initiatives that built upon the ideals set forth when George ’77 and Amanda Hanley’s gift of $12.5 million established HSI in 2014. One of those impacts was the research paper on the cost of carbon neutrality at UD by Ryan Shea '18 that won a sustainability research award.
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Law June 02, 2021
UD Law Students Help Dayton Police Reform Effort

Students got invaluable experience providing legal research and analysis for the city’s Police Reform Working Groups.

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Campus and Community May 27, 2021
Summer 2021 CAP DSJreads
Looking for Diversity and Social Justice readings? Here’s a list of books crowdsourced by CAP DSJ faculty, and published in collaboration with University of Dayton Libraries, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center, Center for International Programs, and the Diversity ILG Working Group.
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Human Rights May 17, 2021
What we learned from our human rights research at Counterpart International
HRC Counterpart International interns Anna Beebe and Maggie Weaver share their experiences working on human rights issues facing Bangladesh and El Salvador.
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Service May 06, 2021
University of Dayton River Stewards paint wayfinding storm drain murals connecting campus to the riverfront

The University of Dayton River Stewards 2021 are adding color to city of Dayton storm drains by designing and painting murals that connect the University of Dayton campus to the Great Miami River.

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Engineering May 06, 2021
Cooperative education helps chemical engineering student realize her engineering direction

Through the cooperative education program at the University of Dayton School of Engineering, Taylor McCarthy, a chemical engineering major from Beavercreek, Ohio, worked for Givaudan Flavor Corporation for two work terms and will return for her final, third term this summer (2021).

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Engineering May 04, 2021
A rewarding ETHOS part-time immersion with United Rehabilitation Services

Franco Patino, a University of Dayton junior mechanical engineering technology student, found a rewarding part-time domestic immersion through the University's ETHOS Center where he remotely teaches about the wonderful world of STEM to children and adults with disabilities at the United Rehabilitation Services.

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Experiential Learning April 29, 2021
Online Experiential Learning Development Program (OELDP) Faculty Explore Virtual Communities and Technologies to Enhance EL
This Spring, the Offices of Experiential Learning and eLearning collaborated on a pilot program for faculty entitled “Online Experiential Development Program”or OELDP. The goal of the program is to help faculty use best practices to develop online experiential learning (EL) activities for their courses. The 4 session program met from March-April 2021.
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