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Diversity and Inclusion June 28, 2022
Summer 2022 CAP DSJreads

Looking for Diversity and Social Justice readings? Here’s a list of books crowdsourced by CAP DSJ faculty, and published in collaboration with University of Dayton Libraries, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center, Global and Intercultural Affairs Center, and the Diversity ILG Working Group. 

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Humanities and Social Sciences April 08, 2022
Echoes from the Past: Poetry of Resistance and Emerging Feminism
With Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Tatiana Liaugminas reflects on how this CAP course introduces students to key issues of social justice and injustice, artistic censorship, and life within a surveillance state through the exploration of Anna Akhmatova’s life and poetry.
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Engineering March 23, 2022
Engineering Systems for the Common Good: Theories and Modeling to Drive Solutions and Hope
“Can’t all these powerful engineering tools I’ve learned be used for something other than engineering applications?” Dr. Raúl Ordóñez reflects on how this new CAP course advances the common good by studying and applying systems theory and modeling to social justice and human rights issues.
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Humanities and Social Sciences October 27, 2021
Mapping the Media Cityscape of New Orleans

In this installment of On Teaching and Student Voices, Robert Joseph reflects on teaching an undergraduate interdisciplinary social science course (SSC 200) at the University of Dayton focused on mapping film and television cityscapes in New Orleans. The post also features a link to the syllabus for the course, the map of New Orleans filming locations produced by the students at the end of the semester, and an exemplary presentation culminating from the major course assignment. 

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Humanities and Social Sciences October 26, 2021
Mapping the Media Cityscape of New Orleans

In this installment of On Teaching and Student Voices, Robert Joseph reflects on teaching an undergraduate interdisciplinary social science course (SSC 200) at the University of Dayton focused on mapping film and television cityscapes in New Orleans. The post also features a link to the syllabus for the course, the map of New Orleans filming locations produced by the students at the end of the semester, and an exemplary presentation culminating from the major course assignment by Sharifah Nadeen Abouzarah. 

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Students and Campus Life September 15, 2021
2021 Early Launch Students Share Diversity and Social Justice Reflections

The Early Launch program provides an engaging learning community for incoming first-year students to ease their transition to the collegiate learning experience during the summer and accelerate their progress toward earning their degree by fulfilling requirements for the Common Academic Program or their major. First year students starting in Fall 2021 share key takeaways from their CAP-Diversity and Social Justice course.

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Students and Campus Life September 03, 2021
Minor in Disability Studies, New CAP Courses Highlight UD Curriculum Innovations for 2021-22

A new minor and several new courses are among the University of Dayton’s latest offerings for the 2021-22 academic year to help students meet institutional learning goals and to prepare them to live and work in a diverse, global society.

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Campus and Community May 27, 2021
Summer 2021 CAP DSJreads
Looking for Diversity and Social Justice readings? Here’s a list of books crowdsourced by CAP DSJ faculty, and published in collaboration with University of Dayton Libraries, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center, Center for International Programs, and the Diversity ILG Working Group.
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Students and Campus Life March 19, 2021
7 Steps to Search and Browse CAP Courses
Whether you’re a student or a faculty/advisor, here’s a 7-steps guide to help you find CAP Courses offered each semester.
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Business March 18, 2021
Financial Markets: It is Not What They Are, But What You Do With Them

The financial systems’ ability to pool resources to fund projects and share risks is unparalleled and has shaped the world we live in. Dr. Maria Vivero reflects on how CAP 305/FIN 200, a new course offered by the Department of Economics and Finance combines discussions on finance, diversity and social justice.

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