Human Rights


Malawi Practicum

September 14, 2017

My experience in the warm heart of Africa.


The KKK and UD in the 1920s

September 08, 2017

Given the recent events in Charlottesville, it makes sense to think of the time - less than a century ago - when the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) terrorized the University of Dayton, and when students fought back.


10 Empowering Quotes from Phenomenal Women

September 05, 2017

Sometimes we all just need a little motivation and empowering words to get us through the week.


Take Up Your Cross and Follow Me

September 01, 2017

Jesus calls us to solidarity with him. Solidarity with Jesus is achieved through solidarity with one another.


A Circle of Hope, a Prayer for Peace

August 22, 2017

“It’s especially important that we be gathering when something in particular happens that is harmful to members of the world community or our campus community. Charlottesville is one of those things.”


Linda Majka Award Winners

August 22, 2017

University of Dayton senior sociology majors Emily McAleese and BreAnn Porter-Hill spent their summer researching challenges faced by immigrants and refugees in the Dayton area as the first two recipients of the University’s Linda C. Majka Research Award.


Hidden Heroes Award

July 24, 2017

University of Dayton Vote Everywhere ambassador Katherine Liming will be honored by the Andrew Goodman Foundation with the 2017 Hidden Heroes Award for exceptional contributions to voting rights and social justice.


US Catholic Bishops Honor UD grad

June 13, 2017

This week, the bishops will honor Sr. Tracey Horan, the 2017 Cardinal Bernardin New Leadership Award winner, during their annual Spring General Assembly.


Tu Luz Trasciende (Your Light Transcends)

June 06, 2017

I was moved by her raw emotions as she shared her story and own experiences during the dictatorship, which lasted from 1973 to 1990. When we left the location of the mural, she gave us all hugs and said how she was so grateful we wanted to hear her story. She also said that giving her hugs gave her a sense of solace and hope for her father. The respect and compassion she showed us, without knowing us for very long, reminded me that caring for the people around me is one of the most important things in life. Your light transcends ( Tu Luz Trasciende).


The Word is Alive Today

May 30, 2017

Seemingly out of the blue, my newfound friend turned to me and said, "Well, don't you see it? The Word is alive today."

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