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October is Conflict Resolution Month

DENVER—Sept. 25, 2014—October is Conflict Resolution Month in Colorado, and the University of Denver's Conflict Resolution Institute will participate in the month-long event. Full Story


Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security & Diplomacy Awarded Carnegie Corporation Grant

DENVER—Sept. 23, 2014—The University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies today announced that the Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy was awarded a $1 million, two-year grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. The grant is toward a “Bridging the Academic-Policy Gap” program that will generate and disseminate policy-relevant research on pressing global issues. Full Story


The University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School Broke Ground on the Anna and John J. Sie International Relations Complex

DENVER—Sept. 23, 2014—The University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies began a new era today with the ceremonial groundbreaking on the Anna and John J. Sie International Relations Complex—made possible by a generous $17 million donation by the Anna and John J. Sie Foundation. Full Story


The University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

DENVER—Sept. 22, 2014—In 1964 scholar and diplomat Josef Korbel founded the school that would become the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. Tonight, the School’s extended community gathered at the Sheraton Denver Downtown to celebrate the School’s golden anniversary and to honor three individuals who embody the School’s mission and vision. Full Story


Putin's Game in Ukraine

DENVER—Sept. 12, 2014—Although Vladimir Putin will experience some early gains regarding Russia’s involvement in Ukraine, he will ultimately lose in the end, said a renowned university professor. Full Story


ISIS Crisis

DENVER—Sept. 8, 2014—Students at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and community members at the University of Denver were invited to gain greater insight into an important but little understood international issue during a panel discussion at the Sie Cheou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy. Full Story


Global Issues and their Impact on the Future of Human Rights

DENVER—Sept. 7, 2014—Josef Korbel School Professor Micheline Ishay took part in a high level meeting of experts concerning the future of human rights and the international criminal justice system. Global Issues and Their Impact on the Future of Human Rights and International Criminal Justice, was held from Sept. 3-7 in Siracusa, Italy. The conference was held by the International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences (ISISC). Full Story


Welcome to the Korbel Community

DENVER—Sept. 3, 2014—The Josef Korbel School began another exciting academic year with graduate orientation. Full Story


University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School Celebrates 50th Anniversary

DENVER—Sept. 2, 2014—The University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies announced two-days of events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its founding and to mark its ascent to the future. Both events will feature special guest Dr. Condoleezza Rice, an alumna of the School. Full Story


Sie Center to hire Three Post-Doctoral Fellows

The Sié Center is hiring three post-doctoral fellows that will be part of a new research, education, and policy program focused on nonviolent strategies in violent contexts. Apply Here

News Archive

July 2014

The Josef Korbel School Announces the Kick-Off of its 50th Anniversary Celebration

DENVER—July 31, 2014—The Josef Korbel School of International Studies today announced that it will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its founding at the 2014 Korbel Dinner. Full Story


Korbel Conversation: Israel and Hamas

DENVER—July 19 2014—Today, MA Candidate Tali Grumet had the opportunity to sit with Professor Jonathan Adelman to ask him questions about the current conflict between Israel and Hamas. Watch Video

June 2014

Korbel Conversation: Iraq

DENVER—June 18 2014—Today, MA Candidate Alex Aumen had the opportunity to sit with the dean of the Josef Korbel School Christopher Hill to ask him questions about the current situation in Iraq.  Hill is the former Ambassador to Iraq.  Watch Video


Sexual Violence in Conflict Summit

DENVER—June 18, 2014—Last week the largest gathering ever brought together on sexual violence in conflict convened in London. Chen Reis, clinical associate professor at the Josef Korbel School, attended the summit and recently shared her thoughts. Full Story


Congratulations 2013/2014 Graduates

DENVER—June 6, 2014—Today, at a breakfast outside of Cherrington Hall, the Josef Korbel School of International Studies recognized the 230 graduates who received MA or PhD degrees during the 2013/2014 academic year. Full Story

May 2014

Students Visit NORAD and USNORTHCOM Headquarters

DENVER—May 30, 2014—Today, Josef Korbel School students enrolled in Dr. Ben Gochman's graduate course, INTS 4989: North American Defense and Security visited North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) Headquarters at Peterson AFB in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Full Story


Josef Korbel School Congratulates 2014 Fellows

Denver—May 29, 2014—Today, the Josef Korbel School recognized students who have received competitive fellowships as well as the inaugural class of Korbel in Geneva. Full Story


Department of Defense Awards Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures a $1.05 Million Research Grant

DENVER—May 27, 2014—The University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies announced today that the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures has been awarded a $1.05 million research grant as part of the Department of Defense's Minerva Initiative. The awarded project, "Taking Development (Im)Balance Seriously: Using New Approaches to Measure and Model State Fragility," will develop a new, more comprehensive index for measuring and monitoring state fragility in the future. Full Story


Roff Perkins to take part in CCW Meeting on Lethal Autonomous Weapons

DENVER—May 13, 2014—"Warfare will become, literally, dehumanized." That's according to Lecturer Heather Roff Perkins who will take part in The Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons meeting of experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) in Geneva, Switzerland beginning today through May 16, 2014. Full Story


Crossley Scholars to Participate in Leading Public Opinion Research Conference

DENVER—May 12, 2014—Two Josef Korbel School students will have the opportunity to work alongside some the nation's leading public opinion researchers at the American Association of Public Opinion Research national conference in Anaheim, California from May 15 – 19, 2014. Full Story


The University of Denver tops the list of 2014 Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Programs

DENVER—May 7, 2014—The University of Denver today announced that it ranks number one among Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Programs for returned Peace Corps volunteers. The University also ranks number four among Master's International Programs nationwide. Full Story


Frederick S. Pardee Donates $4M to the University of Denver

DENVER—May 1, 2014—The Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures at the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies announced today the receipt of a $4 million gift from their namesake Frederick S. Pardee. The donation by Pardee is in support of the Center's general endowment. Full Story

April 2014

Crisis in Ukraine

DENVER—Apr. 21, 2014—Today the Josef Korbel School kicked off the first event in a small series of discussions on the crisis in Ukraine with a panel moderated by Associate Professor Rachel Epstein, Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Europe and the World. Today's event featured the Josef Korbel School's Dean Christopher Hill and Professor Jonathan Adelman as well as Associate Professor Christoph Stefes (Ph.D., 2002) from the University of Colorado Denver. Full Story


Origins of Violence

DENVER—Apr. 17, 2014—Associate Professor Erica Chenoweth recently took part in a panel discussion and Q&A on the origins of violence. The panel also features Steven Pinker, Richard Wrangham, Adrian Raine, John Mueller and Sarah Mathew. Topics discussed include the development of violence from the brain to world war. Watch the Video


Chenoweth Launches "The Engaged"

DENVER—Apr. 9, 2014—There is a void in our academy and we would like you to help us fix it. This is the call to action from Associate Professor Erica Chenoweth and co-convener Christian Davenport from the University of Michigan on their newly launched website "The Engaged" part of an initiative to bring together scholars, students and citizens who wish to change the world. Full Story


The Josef Korbel School Welcomes Carnegie Corporation Centennial Fellow

DENVER—Apr. 1, 2014—The Josef Korbel School's Center for Middle East Studies is pleased to welcome visiting scholar Mohamad Hamas Elmasry from the American University in Cairo. Elmasry's visit is made possible as part of a $294,200 Carnegie Corporation of New York Centennial Grant. The Centennial Grant provides fellowships to U.S. universities in support of social scientists from the Arab region. Full Story


Hendrix and Glaser Cited in the Authoritative Global Report on Climate Change

DENVER—Apr. 1, 2014—The just-released Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)'s Working Group II report "Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability" cites the work of Josef Korbel School of International Studies faculty member Cullen Hendrix and research scientist Sarah Glaser. Full Story

March 2014

University of Denver Receives $17 Million Donation

DENVER—Mar. 25, 2014—The University of Denver announced today the receipt of a $17 million gift from philanthropists Anna and John J. Sie.  The donation will support the University's Josef Korbel School of International Studies through the construction of a 43,000 square foot building and marks the largest single private gift in the Josef Korbel School's 50-year history. Full Story


CORD to Host 15th Annual Symposium

DENVER—Mar. 31, 2014—From April 2 through April 5, 2014 the Josef Korbel School's Center on Rights Development will host its 15th annual symposium.  The theme of this year's series of events is "Right to health." Discussion topics will include reproductive health, water and sanitation issues, psychosocial effects of war, mobile technology, and more. Full Story


The Josef Korbel School Launches HAARG

DENVER—Mar. 28, 2014—This year, the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies launched the Humanitarian Assistance Applied Research Group.  Through HAARG, an initiative of the School's Humanitarian Assistance program, students will gain hands-on experience, while providing needed services to humanitarian organizations. Full Story


Chenoweth Receives the Karl Deutsch Award

DENVER—Mar. 27, 2014—The University of Denver's Josef Korbel School congratulates Associate Professor Erica Chenoweth for receiving the International Studies Association's 2014 Karl Deutsch Award. Full Story


Global Health Affairs Welcomes Chase Adam, Co-Founder of Watsi

DENVER—Mar. 26, 2014—Chase Adam visited the Josef Korbel School to speak to students about his experience as co-founder of Watsi, a successful global crowdfunding platform for healthcare. Full Story


Pardee Center for International Futures Launches New Website

DENVER—Mar. 26, 2014—The Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures, the home of International Futures (IFs) model and a hub of long-term forecasting and global trend analysis at the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies, launched its new website on Tuesday. Full Story


Transformational Voices: An Afternoon with Leading Global Thinkers

DENVER—Mar. 6, 2014—On March 6, The Josef Korbel School and Sie Center hosted 6 of Foreign Policy magazine's Leading Global Thinkers. Full Story

February 2014

DU Graduate Students Claim Number One Spot on Peace Corps List

DENVER—Feb. 25, 2014—The University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies is the number one Peace Corps producing graduate school in the U.S. with 23 students currently serving abroad. Full Story


DU Hosts Historic Conversation with Iran's Foreign Minister via Live Web Conference

DENVER—Feb. 18, 2014—The University of Denver's Center for Middle East Studies at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies today held an event of historic magnitude—a conversation (via live web conference) with Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Islamic Republic of Iran. Full Story


DU to Host Conversation with Iran's Foreign Minister via Skype

DENVER—February 17, 2014—The University of Denver's Center for Middle East Studies at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies is pleased to announce an event of historic magnitude—a conversation (via Skype) with Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Islamic Republic of Iran. The conversation will take place Tuesday, February 18, at 12 p.m. in the Anderson Academic Commons on the DU campus. The conversation will be moderated by Ambassador Christopher Hill, dean of the Josef Korbel School. Full Story

2013

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