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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


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

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March 2014

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

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