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Human Rights December 03, 2021
UD in the News Nov. 19-Dec. 3

In the past two weeks, 13 faculty and staff representing eight units either contributed pieces to, were interviewed for, or mentioned in stories by The Conversation, Times Higher Education, The Academic Minute, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, The Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, The Telegraph in the United Kingdom, K-12 Dive and Optics.org. Several local and regional media also highlighted our announcement of UD's new arts center.

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Faculty and Staff November 22, 2021
UD conference will examine human rights issues heightened by COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life worldwide, including the work of human rights advocates. Human rights issues heightened by the pandemic include equal access to vaccines and housing, immigration, extremism and rights to privacy. How human rights methods, strategies and approaches have kept up with the pandemic will be the subject of the University of Dayton Human Rights Center's Social Practice of Human Rights Conference Dec. 2-4 at Daniel J. Curran Place on the UD campus.

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Faculty and Staff November 17, 2021
Law professor elected to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

The Organization of American States elected University of Dayton School of Law Professor Carlos Bernal to its Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

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Law November 12, 2021
UD in the News Nov. 6-12

Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis was a guest of the Morning Wave in South Korea to discuss the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference. The Los Angeles Times quoted political scientist Christopher Devine's research on vice presidents. Local news media highlighted Tiffany Taylor Smith's promotion to vice president for diversity and inclusion, student work to provide solar energy to local nonprofits and a Research Institute contract for research in autonomous systems.

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Humanities and Social Sciences October 01, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 24-Oct. 1

The Boston Globe, Government Executive Daily podcast, National Cyber Security and Zenger News are among the national news outlets interviewing UD faculty and staff. Human Rights Center Senior Researcher Alexandra Budabin contributed a piece to The Conversation. Distinguished Research Associate Bob Taft wrote an op-ed for The Columbus Dispatch. The Dayton Daily News highlighted the Hall Hunger Initiative's move into the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community.

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Faith/Mission June 11, 2021
UD in the News June 5-11

The Conversation, Law.com, National Catholic Reporter, The Columbus Dispatch and WVXU-FM, Cincinnati's NPR affiliate, are among the news outlets sharing University of Dayton expertise, research and accomplishments.

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International May 26, 2021
Report: Vietnam War-era policies underlie polarization, violence, militarization of today's society

Vietnam War-era policies underlie much of the militarization of today's society as well as political and social polarization and violence, according to a University of Dayton Human Rights Center report to be released May 27. 

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Faith/Mission May 25, 2021
Sustainability expertise contributes to Vatican platform to track environment goals

The University of Dayton provided sustainability expertise to the Vatican in the development of the Laudato Si' Action Platform to help track goals from Pope Francis' 2015 encyclical on the environment.

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Campus and Community April 23, 2021
UD in the News April 17-23

On nearly 20 occasions this week, local media highlighted UD's partnership with Premier Health to bring an employee health clinic and community medical facility next to campus, adjustments in recruiting students in a pandemic, and faculty expertise in coverage of the Chauvin trial. Another five regional, national and international news outlets also sought faculty insight into issues of the day.

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Campus and Community April 16, 2021
UD in the News April 10-16

Local media covered UD's COVID-19 vaccination clinic for students. Faculty and staff discussed COVID-19 vaccines, job searches, infrastructure and police body cameras, among other topics.

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