Below, we have listed announcments, news, and events related to the Peace, Conflict, and Security Program at CU Boulder.

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CU's Playback Ensemble Seeks New Members!

Aug. 22, 2022

If you are interested in the more dialogic and practice-oriented side of PACS, you need to check out CU's very own Playback Ensemble. They do fantastic work in promoting critical conversations and difficult dialogues using the tools of theater. They are having their first information session this Saturday, 8/27 from...

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CANVAS Summer Academy (Free)

May 18, 2022

The Center for Applied NonViolent Actions and Strategies (CANVAS) is hosting its annual CANVAS Summer Academy this June! This program is FREE and open to anyone, so feel free to spread the word to anyone you think might be interested. Participants will also receive a CANVAS certificate. There are 4...

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Updates to PACS Certificate Requirements & Degree Audit

May 16, 2022

The following information was sent to enrolled PACS Certificate students. This information has been reposted here just in case it was overlooked. Degree Audit PACS is now finally listed correctly in the Degree Audit! You can now run a report and check your progress on completing the PACS Certificate. Find...

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2022 PACS Certificates Awarded

May 4, 2022

We would like to congratulate 28 students in completing PACS certificate within the Spring 2022 semester. The PACS Certificate offers an individually tailored 18-credit hour program of study that provides undergraduate students with 1) skills to handle conflict more constructively in family, workplace, community, and international settings, 2) a better...

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Join PACS at The Conference on World Affairs

April 4, 2022

The Conference on World Affairs is back in person on the CU Boulder campus from April 6 th through April 9 th . There are numerous panels of interest for those wanting to understand peace, conflict, and security related issues. Below are some selections we are looking forward to attending...

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Magna cum laude graduate inspired by family, immigrant experience

This article, featuring PACS alumni Laura-Elena Porras-Holguin, is originally from the CU Boulder Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement: original article here . Published: Dec. 9, 2021 | By Sue Postema Scheeres When graduating senior Laura-Elena Porras-Holguin attends the College of Arts and Sciences honors convocation on Dec. 16,...

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Sept 9: Education Abroad Fair

Sept. 3, 2021

The world still awaits! Learn about the adventure of a lifetime at the in-person Education Abroad Fair: Thursday, September 9 at 10:30am to 2:30pm at the UMC South Terrace Tent. You'll discover study abroad opportunities, global internships and research, and much more on hundreds of programs in almost 70 different...

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Feb 19: Introduction to Circle Dialogues Process

February 19 th from 10:00am - 3:00pm MST : Learn to facilitate Circle Dialogues ! This training is free and open to all members of the CU Community. Space is limited so please RSVP by the 17th to reserve your spot. Register Here The Process The Circle Process is a...

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Spring 2021 Course: GEOG 3742-581

Dec. 7, 2020

An approved course for one of your PACS electives is GEOG 3742-581: Place, Power, and Contemporary Culture, with Dr. Shruthi Jagadeesh. What is ‘power,’ and how are spaces produced through relationships of power? GEOG 3742 introduces students to key theories and contemporary debates in critical and feminist geography through a...

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Spring 2021 Course: GEOG 3682-581

Dec. 7, 2020

An approved course for one of your PACS electives is GEOG 3682-581: Geography of International Development. Today, amid rising global debates about migration, regional instabilities from the Mediterranean to the South China Sea, and transnational corporations increasingly involved in everything from poverty to governance to climate change, the politics of...