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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: May 2012

  • Trip to the PJSA meetings in Massachusetts

    I hope everyone’s summer is off to a fine start and congratulations to all of our seniors who graduated yesterday. Time to start thinking about next year already!   The 2012 Peace and Justice Studies Association Conference will be held October 4-6 at Tufts University in Medford, MA, which is within driving distance of Philadelphia…

  • Prof. Lakey nears Pittsburgh in walk across Pennsylvania for jobs, justice, and a sustainable environment

    For those of you who are not aware, Professor George Lakey is walking 200 miles across Pennsylvania as part of Earth Quaker Action Team to promote sustainable environmental strategy and challenge PNC bank to stop funding mountaintop removal. Today is Day 13 (nearly two weeks!) and the team expects to arrive in Pittsburgh on Wednesday.…

  • Adriana Popa ’12 – Blog Post

    Adriana Popa ’12, honors Political Science major and Peace and Conflict studies minor from Pitesti, Romania, is heading to India after graduation, to work under the Davis Projects For Peace Award. The $10,000 Davis grant will support the efforts s…

  • Congratulations to our graduating seniors in the Class of 2012!

    I could save this post for the end of the exam period, but let me go ahead and post now and include a note of encouragement: You’re almost there! On behalf of all of us in Peace and Conflict Studies, let me further congratulate our seniors of the Class of 2012! Emma Ambrose Michael Cameron…