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Human Rights June 17, 2021
Lessons from Perspectives from the Ground

 A HRC event, Israel-Palestine in Crisis: Perspectives from the Ground, provided context and witnesses’ testimony to the recent crisis. HRC intern, Sarah Behnke, shares what she learned from the event about the consequences of colonialism in Israel-Palestine and around the world.

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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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Faculty June 10, 2021
College Faculty in the News: June 10, 2021

News agencies across the region, the nation and throughout the world often reach out to our faculty experts for their perspectives on today's issues. This media coverage highlights the service, research and scholarship taking place in the College of Arts and Sciences. Find links to a number of recent stories below.

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Sustainability June 04, 2021
Brecha book review: Gates’ 'How to Avoid a Climate Disaster' a worthy offering, but overlooks the power of renewables
Bill Gates' book, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, gives some insights into the climate change issue but he doesn't give enough emphasis to the need for dramatic changes to consumption patterns in wealthy countries, writes the University of Dayton's Robert Brecha.
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Human Rights May 27, 2021
Allying for Disability Rights as Human Rights

Human rights are universal, meaning they need to be protected for every person, everywhere. Upper-level Human Rights Studies students unpack the intersection of disability rights and human rights as a whole in the context of their work with a grassroots nonprofit committed to empowering women living with disabilities in Rwanda.

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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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Faculty May 25, 2021
College Faculty in the News: May 25, 2021

News agencies across the region, the nation and throughout the world often reach out to our faculty experts for their perspectives on today's issues. This media coverage highlights the service, research and scholarship taking place in the College of Arts and Sciences. Find links to a number of recent stories below.

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Human Rights May 20, 2021
Podcasts: Looking at a Living Wage in Dayton as Economic Rights

This spring, HRC intern Ahmi’ Moore and classmates in Introduction to Human Rights produced a podcast exploring economic and human rights in Dayton, Ohio. The podcast features interviews with former Dayton City Commissioner and a UD economics professor on the current economic disparities faced by Dayton citizens and possible solutions. 

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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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Faculty May 10, 2021
College Faculty in the News: May 10, 2021

News agencies across the region, the nation and throughout the world often reach out to our faculty experts for their perspectives on today's issues. This media coverage highlights the service, research and scholarship taking place in the College of Arts and Sciences. Find links to a number of recent stories below.

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