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Sustainability August 10, 2020
UD professor co-authors paper on smart renewable energy plan for West Africa

University of Dayton professor and Hanley Sustainability Institute staff member Robert Brecha is one of eight authors of a paper about how West African nations can expand their power supply and meet climate goals by working together. Brecha, along with Sebastian Sterl, also wrote an article about the paper for The Conversation, a publishing outlet for academics and researchers.

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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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Human Rights June 26, 2020
“We Should Do Something:” A Semester in the Era of Coronavirus, Spring 2020 - Part 1

Dr. Caroline Waldron, an historian by trade, shares an unofficial history to document the current moment at the University of Dayton during the COVID-19 shutdown. This series of blogs chronicles her three personal “Aha” moments from engaging in advocacy during Spring 2020. With it, she is practicing the process of COVID-19 reflections that professors have asked students to take during these challenging times.

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Human Rights June 26, 2020
“We Should Do Something:” A Semester in the Era of Coronavirus, Spring 2020 - Part 2

Dr. Caroline Waldron, an historian by trade, shares an unofficial history to document the current moment at the University of Dayton during the COVID-19 shutdown. This series of blogs chronicles her three personal “Aha” moments from engaging in advocacy during Spring 2020. With it, she is practicing the process of COVID-19 reflections that professors have asked students to take during these challenging times.

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Human Rights June 26, 2020
“We Should Do Something:” A Semester in the Era of Coronavirus, Spring 2020 - Part 3

Dr. Caroline Waldron, an historian by trade, shares an unofficial history to document the current moment at the University of Dayton during the COVID-19 shutdown. This series of blogs chronicles her three personal “Aha” moments from engaging in advocacy during Spring 2020. With it, she is practicing the process of COVID-19 reflections that professors have asked students to take during these challenging times.

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Human Rights June 19, 2020
International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict: Spotlight on our Field Research

On the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, Dr. Natalie Hudson and Dr. Alexandra Budabin share insights from their research focused on advocacy against sexual violence in conflict.

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Faith/Mission June 12, 2020
Fall Semester: Be Like a Brook

Change. Uncertainty. Apprehension. 


What will Fall semester look like at UD? How will physical distancing affect our sense of community?

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Human Rights June 09, 2020
Podcast: Sexual Identity, Inclusion, and Community on Campus
What does community mean for undergraduate students at the University of Dayton? What does the college experience look like for students who identify as LGBTQ+? How does sexual identity shape how students interact both inside the classroom and out? Sociology 329 students conducted research on these questions and created a podcast in their “Sex, Crime, and Law” course.
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Human Rights June 02, 2020
Stand Up for Human Rights: #BlackLivesMatter
The Human Rights Center joins the multitude of voices condemning the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many other Black men and women, demanding accountability for these injustices and proposing actions to reform our current system.
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Human Rights May 27, 2020
COVID-19 and Human Trafficking
The increased exploitation and trafficking of vulnerable persons is a major consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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