News archive - April 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Betty Pries working on her PhD

Betty Pries is currently working on a PhD in the area of Conflict Transformation through the Free University of Amsterdam (VU). Betty Pries currently teaches PACS 333: Advanced Mediation Practice and is heavily involved with the Conflict Management Certificate program at Conrad Grebel University College.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

March Student Profile: Kayleigh Swanson

Kayleigh Swanson and friends eating lunch

Upon arriving at the University of Waterloo, Kayleigh Swanson started her academic experience intending on majoring in Legal Studies. However, after taking some entry level PACS courses, she discovered that PACS was really the right major for her.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

New Course to be offered on Engineering and Peace

The Peace and Conflict Studies department is pleased to be offering a new PACS 301 Special Topics course called "Engineering and Peace." This course has been built around the idea that Peace and Conflict Studies has an important contribution to make to the practice of engineering, and that engineers have an important role to play in advancing peace.