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Students Study Conflict and Collaboration at Bears Ears

This year’s Clinic on Conflict and Collaboration in Natural Resource Management focused on the Bears Ears National Monument, conducting research to explore how the management of public lands contributes to peace and conflict among stakeholders in the region.

by Emma Venarde |August 12, 2020
network of interactions between different peace factors

What’s Math Got to Do With Peace?

For the Sustaining Peace Project, astrophysicist Larry Liebovitch created a mathematical model to calculate whether a society is moving toward or away from peace.

by Allegra Chen-Carrel |August 6, 2020
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Bronx Documentary Center Uses Photojournalism to Drive Social Change

The center’s director and students explain how they use photography to explore vital issues, stimulate critical thought, and connect with their communities.

by Angie Thuy Tran |August 5, 2020

Remains of Cold War Plane Crash Emerging From Rapidly Melting Alaska Glacier

In June, a search party discovered newly unthawed wreckage and human remains from a crashed plane trapped in ice for 60 years. The discovery evokes the ongoing legacy of Arctic militarization.

by |July 28, 2020
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New Website Maps and Models the Science of Peace

The Sustaining Peace Project website highlights what we can learn from societies that have lived in harmony for generations.

by Allegra Chen-Carrel |June 29, 2020
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How African Feminists Are Sustaining Peace in a Pandemic

Women grassroots activists share their strategies.

by Meredith Forsyth |June 3, 2020
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How to Manage COVID and Conflict in Our Homes and Workplaces

Take a survey to learn how anxiety could be making your disagreements worse — and how to reduce conflict during these stressful times.

by Peter T. Coleman and Anthea Chan |May 26, 2020