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Sustainability September 17, 2020
Sept. 30 Adele social justice project looks at the election from a Marianist perspective
Organizers invite everyone to interact with expert presenters and participants from Marianist universities, schools and other ministries and communities throughout the United States as they reflect and respectfully dialogue in breakout rooms about being multi-issue voters that advance justice, peace and a sustainable environmental future. The Elections 2020: Justice Signs of Our Time - a U.S. Marianist Panel and Dialogue webinar is from 8 until 9:30 p.m. Sept. 30.
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Human Rights September 10, 2020
Ferguson Voices: Building a High School Curriculum
Students Corey Rinella and Megan McCarren join the Human Rights Center team to adapt the Moral Courage Project's Ferguson Voices into a versatile curriculum for grades 9-12. Our goal is to provide an accessible and flexible learning platform for high school students grounded in the open sharing and discussion of our identities, experiences, and biases.
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Faculty September 10, 2020
College Faculty in the News: September 10, 2020

Department of Art and Design faculty Glenna Jennings, Julie R. Jones Ruse and Joel Whitaker were among several local photographers whose work was recently published in The Dayton Daily News' special publication In the Balance: Reflections of Our Community During COVID. Enjoy this story and follow other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.

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Experiential Learning September 08, 2020
Marie Poinsatte: Dean's Summer Fellowship Research on Women's Suffrage in Dayton
Marie Poinsatte, a senior history major and College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Summer Fellowship recipient, spent the spring and summer of 2020 studying the women’s suffrage movement in Dayton.
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Human Rights September 07, 2020
Uncovering a Legacy: A Reflection on the History of Peace at UD

The Vietnam Legacies Project explores the impact of the war on UD’s campus. Here, HRC student intern Katie Schreyer shares highlights from her work on this project, including archival finds and interviews with Vietnam-era alumni.

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Human Rights September 03, 2020
In Memory of Jill Parker
In dedication to Jill Parker, we remember her through personal stories, examples of her work, and reflections on her life cut too short.
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Sustainability September 03, 2020
Women in Clean Energy Conference hosted by UD and OSU strives for gender equity

The virtual Women in Clean Energy Conference aims to provide knowledge, connections and resources to help women create impactful careers. “Everyone should have a seat at the table in the fight against climate change, we believe in helping women get there,” organizers of the event wrote in a release. “We want to empower women to make a difference in the male-dominated energy industry and educate men on the challenges often faced by women in the industry. We believe that by providing education, networking, and recruitment opportunities, we can close the gender gap in the energy industry in an empowering and productive way.”

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Sustainability August 31, 2020
A lesson about natural resources: Exponential growth and limits in a time of COVID-19
One of the foundational notions of sustainability is that long-term exponential growth in a finite world can only lead to catastrophe. In the last half-year or so we have seen a real-time example of exponential growth and perhaps most importantly, how this growth is most appropriately seen as being a characteristic of a diseased system, not a desirable goal.
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Human Rights August 28, 2020
Conscious Consumerism: Shopping ethically in the time of COVID-19
Looking to be a more conscious consumer in our modern shopping industry dominated by online consumption? HRC student interns offer insights, tips and tricks on how to practice ethical shopping by learning more about your favorite brands and shopping small and local.
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Sustainability August 26, 2020
HSI executive director to speak at Sept. 30 PIVOT event about post-pandemic world
Hanley Sustainability Institute Executive Director Ben McCall, Arthur Morgan Institute Executive Director Susan Jennings and MVRPC Regional Equity Initiative Manager Carlton Eley are the keynote speakers for the PIVOT virtual conference on Wednesday, Sept. 30. Formerly the Dayton Green Expo, the event from 9:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Sept. 30 will feature businesses, architects, engineers, contractors, suppliers, government representatives, experts, and non-profits committed to environmental sustainability. This year's conference will focus on people, resiliency and performance. Registration is free.
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