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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Tag: students & alumni

  • Radical Humanization

    Students who have taken Prof. Atshan’s courses talk about radical humanization.

  • Two Students, Alumnus Embark on Language, Culture Studies Across Globe

    Two Students, Alumnus Embark on Language, Culture Studies Across Globe

    June 19th, 2019 By Ryan Dougherty Two Swarthmore students and a 2019 grad received coveted awards from the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program and have embarked on summer studies in Eastern Europe, East Africa, and Central Asia. Zackary Lash ’19, who graduated with a special major in peace & conflict studies, is studying Russian in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia; Carole Lee…

  • Introducing the 2018–2019 Lang Social Impact Fellows

    Introducing the 2018–2019 Lang Social Impact Fellows

    Congratulations to our alum Fatima Boozarhomehri ’17 as well as A’Dorian Murray-Thomas ’16! From Swarthmore News and Events By Ryan Dougherty October 25th, 2018 As this year’s pair of Lang Social Impact Fellows, A’Dorian Murray-Thomas ’16 and Fatima Boozarjomehri ’17 will “scale up” their efforts for social change with support from the Lang Center for Civic & Social Responsibility. Murray-Thomas…

  • Layla Hazaineh ’20 Wins Next Generation Peacemaker Award

    Layla Hazaineh ’20 Wins Next Generation Peacemaker Award

    Congratulations to Layla Hazaineh ’20 from all of us in the Peace and Conflict Studies Program!! From Swarthmore News and Events By Brittni Teresi ’19 October 23rd, 2018 Layla Hazaineh ’20 recently received international recognition for her efforts on behalf of women who have been harassed and treated unfairly. The peace & conflict studies major received the Next Generation…

  • Q&A with Lang Opportunity Scholar Ferial Berjawi ’19

    Q&A with Lang Opportunity Scholar Ferial Berjawi ’19

    Congratulations to Peace and Conflict Studies special major, Ferial Berjawi ’19! From News and Events, October 17th, 2018 By Arthur Davis ’19 For her Lang Opportunity Scholarship project over the summer, Ferial Berjawi ’19 designed and ran the BetterFly Camp, a six-week program that brought 30 young refugee girls in Lebanon together to discuss body image,…

  • Peace and Conflict Studies Senior Jasmine Rashid Launches Third Edition of VISIBILITY Magazine

    Read the full article here Congratulations to Peace and Conflict Studies student Jasmine Rashid ’18 on the successful printing of the third edition of VISIBILITY Magazine. “A Peace and Conflict Studies special major from Oyster Bay, N.Y., Rashid started the e-zine and magazine three years ago hoping to build a creative platform for underrepresented communities…

  • Two Peace and Conflict Studies Majors Named Mellon Mays Fellows

    See full article here The Peace and Conflict Studies Program at Swarthmore College is elated to announce the naming of Ruby Bantariza ’20 and Ariba Naqvi ‘20 to the new class of Mellon Mays Fellows. The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) program aims to increase the number of minority students and others with a demonstrated commitment to eradicating racial disparities pursuing Ph.D. programs in core…

  • New Class of Lang Opportunity Scholars Announced for 2020

    We want to extend our congratulations to the new 2020 class of Lang Opportunity Scholars!!   New Class of Lang Opportunity Scholars Announced for 2020 December 15th, 2017 As the newest recipients of the Eugene M. Lang Opportunity Scholarship [LOS], six Swarthmore sophomores will be tackling social action projects around the globe. “The Lang Scholar Class…

  • Human Rights Hummus: A Podcast Produced by Peace and Conflict Studies Alumni

    Human Rights Hummus: A Podcast Produced by Peace and Conflict Studies Alumni

    Swarthmore Peace and Conflict Studies recent graduates Lily Tyson and Marissa Cohen have already produced three episodes of their new podcast, “Human Rights Hummus: Voices of the Holy Land.”   Lily and Marissa interview Israelis and Palestinians and record their stories, teaching listeners “what their lives are like and about what is going on with this occupation today,…

  • Maria Castaneda ’18, Dreaming at Swarthmore

    The Peace and Conflict Studies Program stands with our student, Maria Castaneda ’18, who was featured in a story this week in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Maria is pursuing a special major in Spanish and Peace and Conflict Studies, and we appreciate all she contributes to our intellectual and campus community. “She was 3 years old…