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GIS Workshop Strengthens Community Ties
Students in geography Professor Matt Wilson's GIS Workshop course spent the past semester applying the knowledge of geographic technology they gained in the classroom to assist Lexington nonprofit organizations Seedleaf and Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice.
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GIS Workshop Community Partners: Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice- Amanda Witbeck



Amanda Witbeck, a student in Matt Wilson's GIS Workshop at the University of Kentucky, discusses the classes community partnership with the Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice.



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The Price of Peace Education

Submitted by jwfe223 on Mon, 02/13/2012 - 06:01 pm

A week ago I spent the morning meeting with an Israeli cultural anthropologist and education scholar well-known for his work on Peace education, Prof. Zvi Beckerman. As soon as I entered his office, I immediately felt at home, as the books from some of my favorite rhetoricians-- Kenneth Burke, Chaim Perelman, and others-- were sitting right there on his shelf, piled up and in plain view.

Rhetoric books

No Middle Man

By Colleen Glenn

After graduating from UK in the spring of 2011, James Chapman wasted no time in getting started on his career path. A dual Political Science and International Studies major at UK, Chapman continued doubling up on his studies in graduate school: he is now pursuing a joint law degree and Middle East policy master's degree at George Washington University.

WRD 205: Rhetorics of Violence and Non-Violence with Beth Connors-Manke

Did you know that there is a new certificate in the works for Peace Studies? Beth Connors-Manke is teaching "Rhetorics of Violence and Non-Violence" (WRD 205/ENG 205) in Spring 2012, and it will be a component of that certification program. The class is one of Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Media's groundbreaking course offerings for Spring 2012.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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