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Libraries June 29, 2020
Honors Theses 2020: Angry Tweets, Urban Soils, Grasshopper Guts and More

The latest theses from students in the University Honors Program are now available in eCommons, the University of Dayton’s open-access institutional repository.

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Faculty June 25, 2020
College Faculty in the News: June 25, 2020

Historians Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders and Julius Amin have been at the forefront of the discussion of race in America with writings and interviews for regional, national and international news outlets. Follow this 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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Faculty June 16, 2020
University of Dayton anthropologist awarded Asian studies fellowship

The International Institute for Asian Studies awarded University of Dayton anthropologist Simanti Dasgupta a fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Dasgupta, associate professor of anthropology, plans to complete a book manuscript about the sex workers’ labor movement in Kolkata, India.

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Experiential Learning June 15, 2020
UD students work remotely to complete ‘Dayton’s Darkest Summer’

Filmmaking is a collaborative process, but when the University of Dayton campus closed in mid-March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly a dozen media production students needed to find a way to work together remotely from across the nation to complete their year-long documentary project.

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Humanities and Social Sciences June 12, 2020
Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop launches competition for funny stories about sisters

Anyone who has a sister knows it can be one of the closest and most fun relationships of your life.

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Human Rights June 11, 2020
Lessons from a Grassroots Development Nonprofit
Rebecca Westphal, Malawi Graduate Fellow 2019-20, shares what she learned about sustainable community-based development through her time at Determined to Develop.
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Human Rights June 10, 2020
“No Justice, No Peace”: When Human Rights Violations Hit Home
Police brutality against black Americans and peaceful protestors has led to widespread protest across the U.S., but there is a way we can turn our justified anger into action.
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Human Rights June 09, 2020
Podcast: Sexual Identity, Inclusion, and Community on Campus
What does community mean for undergraduate students at the University of Dayton? What does the college experience look like for students who identify as LGBTQ+? How does sexual identity shape how students interact both inside the classroom and out? Sociology 329 students conducted research on these questions and created a podcast in their “Sex, Crime, and Law” course.
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Human Rights June 03, 2020
Looking Back to Move Forward
Reflecting on the events of this past spring, it’s easy to see parallels with the social concerns that occupied Americans fifty years ago. Dr. Paul Morrow outlines these parallels, bringing to light the racial divisions of the Vietnam era that are still felt today.
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Giving June 02, 2020
Hollywood Connections
Flyers in Hollywood is an annual event that brings alumni working in the entertainment industry together with current students preparing for their dreams to do the same. Although the trip couldn’t take place this year because of the pandemic, that didn’t stop alumni and students from making connections.
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