Advancing Peace in Shared Working Class and International Educational Settings: A Visit to the University of Massachusetts/Lowell

Yesterday I had the opportunity to visit the University of Massachusetts/Lowell (UML) in Lowell, MA.  I presented to about 30 students studying in the undergraduate and graduate programs in peace and conflict studies.   The university is the only one in New England to support both graduate and undergraduate programs in the field.   It was the firstContinue reading “Advancing Peace in Shared Working Class and International Educational Settings: A Visit to the University of Massachusetts/Lowell”

How to Manual for Colleges and Universities Developing and/or Enhancing Peace and Conflict Curriculum: Submission deadline 8/15

By: David J. Smith, June 12, 2017 If you are interested in writing about your experiences in developing a program or initiative in peace and conflict studies, you might consider submitting to this manual. The submission deadline is August 15, 2017.  For more information on the project, go here. See below for more information onContinue reading “How to Manual for Colleges and Universities Developing and/or Enhancing Peace and Conflict Curriculum: Submission deadline 8/15”

Fake It Till You Make It, How to Nail Interviews Using Soft Skills, PCDN Blog by Catalina Rojas

By: David J. Smith, April 17, 2017 Promoting your soft skills is important to opening up doors for new career opportunities. I’ve argued that soft skills are in fact  conflict-focused abilities to deal with others individually and in a team. This blog by Catalina Rojas of the Peace and Collaborative Development Network makes the case for bringing yourContinue reading “Fake It Till You Make It, How to Nail Interviews Using Soft Skills, PCDN Blog by Catalina Rojas”