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  • Peace Studies and Action Course Partners with GunCrisis.org

    From the Daily Gazette By Cristina Abellan-Matamoros January 31, 2013 Professor Lee Smithey’s class, Peace Studies and Action, is partnering this semester with GunCrisis.org, which aims to provide a hard look at the gun violence situation in Philadelphia and innovative solutions to it. “I think the College as a Philly neighbor, so to speak, can be a…

  • Spring PEAC course partners with guncrisis.org

    In the wake of the Newtown, CT shootings and a renewed national conversation over gun control, “Peace Studies and Action”  PEAC 077 will partner this spring with GunCrisis.org, an open source reporting community developed to address the epidemic of homicide by gunfire in Philadelphia through online journalism and social media. Peace Studies and Action aims…

  • Jim MacMillan on WHYY’s Radio Times

    In our last blog post, we announced that War News Radio’s pulitzer-prize-winning journalist-in-residence, Jim MacMillan, had launched an innovative online campaign to facilitate Philadelphia’s citizens collectively outsmarting the epidemic of shootings and homicide in the city, #guncrisis at guncrisis.org. Jim recently appeared on WHYY’s program, Radio Times. You can listen to the recording of that…

  • Prof Jim MacMillan launches guncrisis.org

    Many of you will know or will have taken “Peace and Conflict Journalism” with Visiting Assistant Professor, Jim MacMillan, who teaches Peace and Conflict Journalism and serves as the Journalist in Residence for War News Radio, Lodge6.org, and the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility.  Jim is turning his decades of experience as a…