Humanities and Social Sciences


How Do We Create a Healthy Community that can Sustain Itself?

April 26, 2018

IACT certificate students Karly Michel, Colin Joern and Maddie Thomas are colliding their purposes to develop a sustainable model for wellness and dental care.


College Faculty in the News: April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018

Professor and department chair Leslie Picca (Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work) recently appeared on local media outlets to discuss a national restaurant chain's efforts to curtail bias-related incidents. 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.


Writing the Book on Communication

April 16, 2018

The University of Dayton Department of Communication received national attention in January in The Chronicle of Higher Education for its success in creating an introductory oral communication course based on a department-authored textbook and extensive student feedback.


Herbenick Award Winner

April 12, 2018

University of Dayton junior John "Jake" Larmann was presented with the Raymond M. Herbenick Award at the 31st annual Core program graduation banquet, Sunday, April 8.


College Faculty in the News: April 11, 2018

April 11, 2018

Assistant Professor Chelse Prather, Department of Biology, is making national news with her research on the impact of bugs the size of tiny twigs on the rainforest.


Federal Humanities Funding

April 09, 2018

The University of Dayton received two National Endowment for the Humanities grants totaling $70,000 to support the development of interdisciplinary programs and curricula related to medical humanities and an influential African-American writer who called Dayton home.


College Faculty in the News: March 26, 2018

March 26, 2018

Interim Director Anthony Talbott, students and other representatives of the Human Rights Center recently engaged in several media conversations about the increase in human trafficking when large, national events such as the NCAA First Four games come to our community.


Making an Impact

March 22, 2018

The University of Dayton received two awards this month at a national conference that attracted more than 500 student leaders to the University campus to learn and share best practices about community service and civic engagement.


Lights, Camera, Action!

March 12, 2018

Zombies are invading the University of Dayton campus, but a scrappy group of students is trying to defeat them with makeshift weapons such as hockey sticks, croquet mallets and frying pans.


College Faculty in the News: March 9, 2018

March 09, 2018

Hunter Phillips Goodman, executive director of the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community, and a group of engaged students discuss Campus Ministry's Impact Conference and the important role student activism plays within the local community.

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