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News releases older than 2015 can be found at the University's eCommons site.

Human Rights July 25, 2018
Mass Appeal of Human Rights

A new book out this month by Joel R. Pruce, University of Dayton assistant professor of human rights, details the evolution of human rights into a mainstream moral cause.

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Human Rights June 08, 2018
Going Zero Plastic

University of Dayton Dining Services joined CNN's celebration of World Oceans Day and CNN's #ZeroPlasticLunch and #thelaststraw initiatives June 8 by announcing Au Bon Pain, which opened last year in Kennedy Union, will transition from plastic containers to compostable containers throughout the summer.

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Human Rights May 17, 2018
Knocking out Trafficking

In an op-ed published May 17 in The Columbus Dispatch, Tony Talbott, interim executive director of the University of Dayton Human Rights Center, says online commercial sex ads are on the ropes and it's time to deliver the knockout.

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Human Rights May 14, 2018
Human Rights Champion

Shelley Inglis will bring 15 years of United Nations' human rights experience to the University of Dayton when she begins her position as the Human Rights Center's executive director Aug. 16.

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Business May 04, 2018
Creating Global Citizens

Natalie Hudson, director of the University of Dayton human rights studies program, spoke at the 2018 United Nations Global Citizenship Education Seminar about the role of human rights and global citizenship education in the U.N.'s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, 17 goals to eliminate poverty and achieve human rights for everyone economically, socially and environmentally.

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Human Rights February 16, 2018
Human Rights Week

The University of Dayton's Human Rights Week, a student-organized week of events to raise awareness of human rights issues around the world, will focus on the criminal justice system.

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Sustainability January 09, 2018
Rising Research

The University of Dayton set another research record in fiscal year 2017 and rose in the latest National Science Foundation rankings for fiscal year 2016 higher education research expenditures. UD ranks in the top 25 of all U.S. colleges and universities in eight categories, including second place for the amount of sponsored materials engineering research and development.

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Sustainability November 16, 2017
Time to Act

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina is among more than 150 leaders of Catholic universities, organizations and religious orders who have signed a letter urging U.S. President Donald Trump and Congress to reassert U.S. leadership in the global effort to address climate change.

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Sustainability October 20, 2017
Unwavering Commitments

As part of the University of Dayton's continued commitment to sustainability and human rights, it has joined the United Nations Global Compact and the Global Catholic Climate Movement.

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Diversity and Inclusion October 18, 2017
A Vision for Change

An international cast of civil rights, race, immigration and human rights experts will convene at the University of Dayton Nov. 8-10 for the Social Practice of Human Rights?conference.

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