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Human Rights September 10, 2020
Ferguson Voices: Building a High School Curriculum
Students Corey Rinella and Megan McCarren join the Human Rights Center team to adapt the Moral Courage Project's Ferguson Voices into a versatile curriculum for grades 9-12. Our goal is to provide an accessible and flexible learning platform for high school students grounded in the open sharing and discussion of our identities, experiences, and biases.
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Human Rights September 07, 2020
Uncovering a Legacy: A Reflection on the History of Peace at UD

The Vietnam Legacies Project explores the impact of the war on UD’s campus. Here, HRC student intern Katie Schreyer shares highlights from her work on this project, including archival finds and interviews with Vietnam-era alumni.

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Law August 21, 2020
Anti-Racism Faculty Resolution
Read the Anti-Racism Resolution Passed by the University of Dayton School of Law Faculty
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Human Rights August 18, 2020
“The Policy Wall:” The covert creation of barriers in U.S. immigration policies

Drawing upon court observations conducted just after the height of the family separation crisis, UDSL alumna Sara French recounts her time along the U.S.-Mexico border and the injustices she observed in immigration court. In this blog post, she argues that the U.S. government has built a policy wall  by  slowly and successfully dismantling the immigration system in the United States, violating international human rights law.

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Human Rights August 04, 2020
From Tragedy to Advocacy: Facing Gun Violence in Our Community
One year after Dayton’s mass shooting, the Human Rights Center and the Center for Social Concern ask what steps have been taken to address gun violence and what more needs to be done. We caution readers that this piece contains content related to gun violence and suicide.
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Law July 20, 2020
School of Law Scholarship Created In Honor Of Sorrell Logothetis

The scholarship will carry on Logothetis’ legacy of giving back to the community and helping young lawyers.

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President July 06, 2020
A New Playbook
“In medicine, we say if you hear hoof beats, it’s probably a horse, but sometimes it’s a zebra. And so we keep a little zebra file because we see interesting zebras, too,” observes Dr. Mary Buchwalder, University of Dayton medical director.
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Law June 22, 2020
Dayton Law Number One In The Country In Bar Passage Improvement

The University of Dayton School of Law was listed as the school with the country's biggest rise in bar passage rate in the Spring 2020 issue of preLaw Magazine.

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Law June 15, 2020
Dayton Law Second in Ohio in Job Numbers

The University of Dayton School of Law continues to show strong results when it comes to graduates getting jobs.

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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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