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Human Rights September 09, 2021
University of Dayton Human Rights Center welcomes African lawyer, social justice advocate Satang Nabaneh as director of programs

Satang Nabaneh, a lawyer and social justice advocate with broad experience in the law and practice of human rights, joined the University of Dayton Human Rights Center last month as its new director of programs.

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Human Rights September 06, 2021
Serving the Dear Neighbor in Queer and Catholic Spaces
Reflecting on her summer work at the LGBT Community Center as an LGBTQ+ community member, human rights studies major Angela Weiland shares her experiences and deepening sense of her intersectional identity.
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Students and Campus Life September 03, 2021
Minor in Disability Studies, New CAP Courses Highlight UD Curriculum Innovations for 2021-22

A new minor and several new courses are among the University of Dayton’s latest offerings for the 2021-22 academic year to help students meet institutional learning goals and to prepare them to live and work in a diverse, global society.

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Sustainability August 24, 2021
Former student’s podcast series recounts history of sustainability evolution at University of Dayton
University of Dayton graduate Sophia Palmer, a December 2020 UD grad who majored in mechanical engineering and earned a sustainability minor, developed a special four-part series that detailed four eras of how HSI and UD's sustainability program got to where it is and hinted at its future. The series starts with events beginning around 1985 and journeys through the decades after that led to a new strategic plan and the academic program offering four tracks in a major and a graduate certificate.
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Human Rights July 15, 2021
A Conversation with the Keeper of King’s Legacy
A current UD student speaks with a distinguished alumna about her career in museums and human rights advocacy.
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Campus and Community July 06, 2021
Nancy McHugh named Fitz Center for Leadership in Community executive director

Community-engaged educator and leader Nancy McHugh will become executive director of the University of Dayton’s Fitz Center for Leadership in Community on Aug. 2.

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Faculty June 25, 2021
College Faculty in the News: June 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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Sustainability June 24, 2021
Brecha book review: Shellenberger’s 'Apocalypse Never' doesn’t offer constructive proposals for solutions
Michael Shellenberger's recent book Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All, shows disdain for any renewable energy outside of nuclear and rips into vegans and vegetarians. He uses outdated data to try to make some of his points and is much more concerned with setting up strawmen based on the most exaggerated arguments about sustainability issues and tearing these down. He does not offer constructive proposals.
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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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