Humanities and Social Sciences


MPA Program Celebrates 50 Years

November 17, 2017

The University of Dayton master of public administration program recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. MPA program alumni, students and faculty gathered Oct. 27-28 on the University’s River Campus to celebrate the anniversary and the graduate program’s impact on their careers in public service. The MPA program is hosted by the department of political science in the College of Arts and Sciences.


Write On

November 16, 2017

The University of Dayton's wildly popular Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop will feature celebrated writers — and a few celebrities. Registration opens Dec. 5.


Introducing Departure Times for Concourse D

November 13, 2017

Concourse D is a prototyped project development studio located on the second floor of Roesch library that emerged from the 2017 Collaboration Accelerator program.


Roesch Social Sciences Symposium

November 13, 2017

University of Dayton social sciences students will present their capstone research projects as well as other course-related research Saturday, Nov. 18, at the 11th Annual Raymond A. Roesch, S.M. Social Sciences Symposium. The event at 9 a.m. in the Kennedy Union is free and open to the public.


College Faculty in the News: November 10, 2017

November 10, 2017

The Human Rights Center's conference, Social Practice of Human Rights 2107, has drawn visitors from around the globe and coverage across a variety of media platforms. Follow this and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.


Collaborating for Better Student Research Papers

November 09, 2017

Professor Heidi Gauder (Libraries) and Professor Michelle Pautz (Political Science) collaborated to foster a better learning opportunity for students in POL371: Environmental Policy, resulting in a published article about their approach.


Sustainability Graduate Certificate

November 08, 2017

The University of Dayton will launch a graduate certificate in sustainability studies in January, expanding the College of Arts and Science’s recently created sustainability studies program beyond the sustainability, energy and the environment minor established in 2010.


International Research

November 03, 2017

There’s not an obvious connection between water and information technology — unless you ask Simanti Dasgupta.


A Passion for Human Rights Research

November 02, 2017

University of Dayton alumna Kata Lucas ’12 credits the University’s human rights studies program for sparking her interest in the Bosnian war and also encouraging her to question some of her family’s views on the 3 ½-year conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was settled in November 1995 by the Dayton Peace Accords.


Indigenous Women: NPAC 2017

October 30, 2017

The University of Dayton’s Native Peoples of the Americas Colloquium is an annual two-day forum focused on Native American culture and history. For more than 15 years the University has hosted speakers, performances and workshops to highlight Native American traditions and customs and to give voice to indigenous issues, perspectives and experiences.

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