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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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Sciences June 22, 2020
University of Dayton launches new minors in neuroscience and life science quality assurance

Allison Eastburn of Pittsburgh will blaze a new trail this fall when she enters the University of Dayton as a first-year premedical major. To expand her potential career options beyond becoming a physician, she plans to declare for the College of Arts and Sciences’ new quality assurance in life science industries minor.

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Human Rights June 02, 2020
Stand Up for Human Rights: #BlackLivesMatter
The Human Rights Center joins the multitude of voices condemning the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many other Black men and women, demanding accountability for these injustices and proposing actions to reform our current system.
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Faculty May 26, 2020
College Faculty in the News: May 26, 2020

Assistant Professor Julie Walsh Messinger, Department of Psychology, has spoken to local media about her contributions to a crowdsourced international survey of COVID-19 patients. Researchers are looking for evidence of a link between the virus and the loss of smell, taste and chemesthesis. 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 May 11, 2020
College Faculty in the News: May 11, 2020

Associate Professor Aili Bresnahan, Department of Philosophy, recently discussed how family dance experiences during extended periods of stress can give children the opportunity to give, make and learn, releasing pent-up anxieties and improving mental well-being. 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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Human Rights April 29, 2020
Beyond UD: 2019 Malawi Practicum Present at the University of Notre Dame Human Development Conference
In March, the 2019 Malawi Practicum cohort participated at the University of Notre Dame Human Development Conference. There, they shared their research on food security and nutrition in Sangilo village, in which Determined to Develop NGO is situated, and the surrounding area in Malawi’s Northern region.
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Experiential Learning April 23, 2020
Where are they now? - “Into the River” (River Stewards Children’s Book)

This past November, the Office of Experiential Learning attended the River Stewards Community Visioning Event, where the seniors of the 2020 Cohort turned to the Dayton community to get input on their capstone project - a book that would come to be titled Into the River. 

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Research April 20, 2020
National Endowment for the Humanities awards University of Dayton nearly $100K for creation of Paul Laurence Dunbar courses and archive

The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded the University of Dayton nearly $100,000 to develop interdisciplinary courses and create a digital archive to help preserve the legacy of Dayton native Paul Laurence Dunbar, one of the first influential black poets in American literature

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Human Rights April 03, 2020
Connecting Science to Human Rights
In times of pandemic and crises, the intersection of science and human rights become increasingly visible and urgent. Learn about the lasting impact of experiential learning at this intersection from two of our student interns, who share their insights from the 2019 AAAS Conference in Washington, D.C.
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Human Rights March 23, 2020
Human Rights Dimensions of COVID-19
While the COVID-19 situation changes daily, we wanted to share our reflections on the human rights implications of this pandemic, which are multi-faceted and may prove far-reaching, as well as provide updates on HRC projects and initiatives impacted by this coronavirus.
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