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Faculty September 27, 2018
College Faculty in the News: September 27, 2018
An interview with the new Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis was recently featured on local media outlets ABC22/Fox45. Inglis spoke about her experiences dealing with global human rights issues during her 15-year tenure at the United Nations and discussed how she plans to bring global, national and local human rights issues to the forefront for students at the University of Dayton.
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Human Rights September 14, 2018
With nationalism rising, do global human rights still have mass appeal?
Caring about the rights of distant others was once fashionable but, as walls go up and societies retract, global citizen engagement may well be the next victim of this new nationalist resurgence. This article was published originally on Open Global Rights.
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Faculty September 10, 2018
College Faculty in the News: September 10, 2018
Assistant Professor Joel Pruce (Department of Political Science), Professor and Executive Director Benjamin McCall (Hanley Sustainability Institute) and Executive Director Shelley Inglis (Human Rights Center) recently discussed efforts to extend and strengthen human rights and sustainability worldwide on local public radio stations WVXU, Cincinnati and WMUB, Oxford.
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Human Rights September 06, 2018
Students spend summer in Malawi for Human Rights Research
This summer five UD students spent nine weeks in Malawi to conduct research on a variety of human rights topics; each student worked on an individual research project that was chosen based on needs within the community.
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Human Rights September 05, 2018
Bringing Human Rights Home
Shelley Inglis, executive director of the Human Rights Center, spoke on WVXU 91.7 on the work of the Center as well as her career at the United Nations. Joining her was Joel Pruce, project lead of the Moral Courage Project, and Ben McCall, executive director of the Hanley Sustainability Institute.
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Libraries August 27, 2018
A Case for Multilingual Education
A book by a UD academic director about multilingual education is now available in the principal language of Iran, a country that doesn’t permit multilingual education.
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Faculty August 24, 2018
College Faculty in the News: August 24, 2018
Research on self-esteem, narcissism and bragging conducted by Department of Psychology faculty Erin O’Mara and Benjamin Kunz suggests that social media hasn’t eroded our cultural preference for humility and modesty.
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Human Rights August 13, 2018
Human Rights From the Bottom Up
As the US abandons its global humanitarian commitments, activists reimagine them at the southern border. This article originally appeared on TheNation.com.
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Faculty August 10, 2018
College Faculty in the News: August 10, 2018
Professor Messay Kedebe, Department of Philosophy, recently wrote an article in Ethiopian News & Views, discussing current Ethiopian political transitions and their impact that nation's democratic order.
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Faculty July 25, 2018
College Faculty in the News: July 25, 2018
Professor Julius Amin, Department of History and Alumni Chair in Humanities, discussed his recent travels in Cameroon, where he listened to ordinary voices about the ongoing Anglophone crisis. Follow this story and 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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