Led by Prof. George A. Lopez, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century" will be held June 15-19, 2015, at the University of Notre Dame.
This year's Nobel Laureates, individuals from two countries in conflict with one another, share a commitment to children's rights.
Janna Hunter-Bowman, a Notre Dame doctoral student in theology and peace studies, is the recipient of the first Steven D. Pepe Ph.D. Fellowship in Peace Studies.
The four new doctoral students will specialize in anthropology, political science, psychology and theology.
Political protest, religion and peace, foreign policy, international development, and environmental justice are among the issues Notre Dame peace studies students will study in more than 60 peace studies courses offered during the 2014 fall semester.
Ruth Abbey, professor of political science at Notre Dame, has been appointed Interim Director of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.