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September 23, 2016, 12-2pm Campus Climates and Changing Intergroup Relationships: Dialogue Research and Practice

Thomas Walker, PhD, Director of Inclusion and Equity Education at DU will be presenting in the Sie Complex Forum, room 1020.

October 3-7, 2016 Collaborative Decision Resources Mediation Training

Collaborative Decision Resources (CDR) ) is holding its annual, much-acclaimed 5-day Mediation Training in Boulder, Colorado. This highly interactive, practical training is designed for a wide range of individuals and professionals to manage conflict and help parties reach agreements, communicate effectively, practice interest-based problem-solving and much more. A $200 discount is available through September 5th. Learn more here.

October 12, 2016, 9am-5pm Applying Systems Thinking to Design and Evaluation of Peacebuilding and Trauma Intervention: An All Day Workshop

Bob Williams, PhD, author of Wicked Solutions: A Systems Approach to Complex Problems and Systems Concepts in Action. The event will be held in the Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management, room 211.


October 13-15, 2016 Trauma and Trust: Peacebuilding in Ruptured Social Systems

The University of Denver will host a conference to consider how a systems approach to Trauma & Peacebuilding could inform the international and domestic work of practitioners from multiple fields. Trauma and Trust: Peacebuilding in Ruptured Social Systems will bring together professionals and students from all over the world to discuss collaborative ways to build sustainable pathways to peace. Learn more and register here!

October 17, 2016, 12-2pm When Inequality is Pervasive, Can We Go On Together? Transforming Conflict...Choosing Community.

Presented by David Anderson Hooker, PhD, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame. Held in Anderson Academic Commons room 290.

October 24, 2016, 12-2pm People-Centered Peacebuilding in the 21st Century

Ken Cloke, Phd, Anna Spain, JD, Prabha Sankaranarayan, and Jeffrey Range. Mediators Beyond Borders International. It will be held in Maglione Hall, on the fifth floor of the Sie Complex.

November 1, 2016, 5-7pm THE DAY AFTER: How to Bridge the Partisan Divide No Matter Who Wins on Election Day

Presented by Mark Gerzon, author of The Reunited States of America. Co-sponsored by the University of Denver University Chaplain's Office. To be held in the Sie Complex Forum, room 1020.

November 9-11, 2016 Collaborative Water Decision-Making Training

Recognizing that the need for collaboration around water in Colorado and the West is more critical than ever, CDR is teaming with Colorado State University's Colorado Water Institute to offer a 2-day training on Collaborative Water Decision-Making outside of Loveland, Colorado on November 9-11th. The training is designed to help water professionals, leaders, and stakeholders deepen and strengthen their skills, tools and capacity for collaboration and consensus-building on complex water challenges. This is the second of three workshops held at locations throughout the state. Space is limited! Learn more here.


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