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    RCHSS Announces 2021 Outstanding Students

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    Uniting Forces for a Cause

    Cobb Collaborative and Children and Family Programs work together on community-wide initiatives with large grant

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    KSU professor promotes resolving conflict with sustainable solutions

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    Thought Provoking Podcast: Sustainable Peacebuilding

  • Workplace Buzzwords: Conflict management and diversity and inclusion

    Workplace Buzzwords: Conflict management and the need for diversity and inclusion

    As part of Master of Science in Conflict Management’s 16-month degree program, students may select courses in peacebuilding, nonviolence, organizational leadership, interpersonal/intergroup conflict, and diversity and inclusion. The course on diversity and inclusion gives students a firm foundation to reflect on their bias, and understand how to apply their conflict management skills to promote social justice by addressing conflicts involving diversity and inclusion.

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    Team of mediators diffusing political violence across U.S.

    Original article on The Conversation

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    RCHSS Dean Shawn Long remembered for commitment to students, scholarship

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    How Legal Professionals Benefit from Conflict Management Training

    John Martin has been practicing law for 22 years, primarily concentrating in family law, and he is currently pursuing the Master of Science in Conflict Management (MSCM) degree despite his vast experience in law. John says based on his experience and knowledge, he thinks mediation is one of the most practical paths of trying to resolve a dispute (Erica Bowdre, personal communication, December 7, 2020).

  • Shatika Ricketts and her daughter, Zoe

    Graduate Student or Superwoman? How this Single Mom is Navigating Graduate School During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Graduate student and single mom, Shatika Ricketts, juggles school, work, and parenting amidst a pandemic.

  • Ph.D. student, Isaac Andakian, interviewed by Russian TV

    Ph.D. student, Isaac Andakian, interviewed by Russian TV

    Andakian vs Kaya Debate In parallel with the ongoing fighting on the ground in the unrecognized Republic of Karabakh, the series of accusations exchanged regionally continues. After the Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held Turkey responsible for renewed battles through its incitement and support for Baku, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev accused the Yerevan government of trying to internationalize the conflict and involve European countries, stressing The need for the conflict not to go beyond the borders of Armenia and Azerbaijan. The Russian President, Vladimir Putin, confirmed his country's readiness to fulfill its obligations to Armenia as an ally within the framework of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, noting that hostilities are not taking place on its territory now. For his part, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian announced that Geneva and Moscow will in the coming days host negotiations on a settlement to the conflict in Karabakh.

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