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Student Peace Conference Keynote Speaker Announced

Alexis Templeton, a 24-year-old activist known for her protest work during the 2014 Ferguson Uprising, has been named as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

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Student Peace Conference Keynote Speaker Announced

Mai Ni Ni Aung to receive Kroc Institute 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

Mai Ni Ni Aung, M.A. 2003, has been selected to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award. She is the founder of the Sone-Tu Cultural Preservation Project and the director of its sister organization, Sone-Tu Backstrap Weavings. Both organizations work to preserve and elevate the culture and traditions of...

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Mai Ni Ni Aung to receive Kroc Institute 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

Peace Studies senior Brittany Ebeling named Michel David-Weill Laureate

An international economics major with a concentration in French and a supplementary major in peace studies, Brittany Ebeling has been named the 2018 Michel David-Weill Laureate, allowing her to pursue a fully funded two-year master’s degree program at the prestigious Paris Institute of Political Studies, or “Sciences Po.” The scholarship...

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Peace Studies senior Brittany Ebeling named Michel David-Weill Laureate

2018 Student Peace Conference Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Hascher and Erin Prestage

Notre Dame seniors Elizabeth Hascher and Erin Prestage, both peace studies and political science majors, are serving as co-chairs of the Student Peace Conference planning committee. Here they reflect on their hopes for the conference, the importance of peace studies and what they’ve learned through the planning process.

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2018 Student Peace Conference Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Hascher and Erin Prestage

Kroc's Summer Institute for Faculty to celebrate 10 years

In a year when the symbolic “Doomsday Clock,” run by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, inched closer to midnight, signaling that the world is “not only more dangerous now than it was a year ago” but “is as threatening as it has been since World War II,” the Kroc...

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Kroc's Summer Institute for Faculty to celebrate 10 years

How an international economics and peace studies major found his mission — conducting research that helps refugees and Italian locals

Last summer, Francesco Tassi, a senior international economics and peace studies major, spent 10 to 15 days each in six small Italian towns, studying the refugee experience from the Italian Alps to the beaches in Sicily, thanks to a Kellogg Institute for International Studies grant and funding from the Nanovic Institute’s Vill...

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How an international economics and peace studies major found his mission — conducting research that helps refugees and Italian locals

Kroc Institute to Host Inaugural Peace and Psychology Conference

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies will serve as both the host and co-sponsor for the inaugural Psychology and Peace Conference. Running March 9-11 on the University of Notre Dame campus in South Bend, Indiana, the event will be the first time American Psychological Association (APA) Division 48, The...

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Kroc Institute to Host Inaugural Peace and Psychology Conference

Restorative Justice Helps Rehabilitate Tough Chicago Neighborhoods

Fr. Dave Kelly once managed to gather together a police officer whose house had been burglarized and the young man who had broken in. Convening a “peace circle” with the victim, the offender, and other community members, Kelly and fellow participants talked for hours about what led up to the crime, as...

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Restorative Justice Helps Rehabilitate Tough Chicago Neighborhoods

Moosa and Mirza to lead Madrasa Discourses winter intensive in Qatar

University of Notre Dame faculty Ebrahim Moosa, professor of Islamic studies, and Mahan Mirza, professor of the practice, will lead 45 madrasa students in Doha, Qatar, Dec. 25 on a seven-day exploration of the tensions and harmonies between traditional Islamic thought and the scientific and technological advances of modernity.

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Moosa and Mirza to lead Madrasa Discourses winter intensive in Qatar

Ph.D. Students Named Pepe Fellows in Peace Studies

Doctoral students Heather M. DuBois (theology & peace studies), Chris Haw (theology & peace studies), and Michael Yankoski (theology & peace studies) have been named Steven D. Pepe Ph.D. Fellows in Peace Studies for the 2017–2018 academic year.

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Ph.D. Students Named Pepe Fellows in Peace Studies