Expert on peace and conflict studies discusses ‘With all the World’s Violence, Where is Peace?’
Peace and Conflict Studies Program
In addition to our major projects, the Peace and Conflict Studies Program provides continuing coordination and support for the small claims mediation program in Poweshiek County. On the third Mondays of every month, volunteer mediators handle cases scheduled for mediation at the Montezuma courthouse.
Volunteer small claims mediators:
A full list of undergraduate service opportunities is available through the Service Learning and Civic Engagement Program.
Interested in planning events and building the PACS program on campus?
The Committee meets once every two weeks throughout the semester, planning events, discussing ways to build the program, and responding to funding requests. Student members each take on one or two projects to work on during the year, attend meetings, and support PACS events.
Don Webster, former UN war crimes prosecutor in Rwanda and Tanzania, reflects on the '94 Rwandan genocide and the judicial response.
Students from five colleges present on topics from food insecurity and sexual violence to human rights and peace projects.
Experts on land use and conflict converge to discuss urban and rural issues surrounding this important topic.