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I hope your summer is going well. 

Thank you for all you do to support the Center, students, and faculty. I hope you enjoy the updates below.Peace,
Patrick Kennelly, Director

Awards & Recognition

Student receives fellowship with America Media

We congratulate Wyatt Massey (Comm ’16) on being awarded the Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J., Post Graduate Writing Fellowship. As an inaugural O'Hare Fellow, Wyatt will contribute across America Media's print, web, film, social media and web platforms. This includes America, the flagship weekly magazine.

As part of his involvement with the Center for Peacemaking, Wyatt participated in an immersion trip to Northeast India to learn about peacemaking initiatives led by the Kohima Jesuits.

America Media Announces Inaugural O'Hare Fellows | America Magazine

Publications & Presentations

Peacemaking faculty and staff present at Indian universities

Patrick Kennelly, director of the Center for Peacemaking, and Dr. Irfan Omar, associate professor of Theology, presented to peacemakers and scholars at universities throughout the Indian subcontinent on a recent trip.

The presentations took place at Gandhigram Rural Institute - Deemed University and Madurai Kamaraj University. Kennelly presented separately on Bayard Rustin's understanding of Gandhian nonviolence and on the Afghan Peace Volunteers' pursuit of nonviolent solutions to the war in Afghanistan. Omar presented separately on a comparison of satyagraha and jihad and on Gandhiji’s understanding of jihad and its relevance for today’s Hindu-Muslim dialogue.

News & Updates

Grant from Sommers Family Trust supports Peace Works

We are excited to announce that the Center for Peacemaking has received a grant from the Sommers Family Trust to support Marquette students who help facilitate the Peace Works program in Milwaukee schools.

Peace Works teaches middle and high school students peacemaking and communications skills. Likewise, the Marquette students who serve as Nonviolent Educators in this program likewise gain valuable skills and experience integrating concepts of peace and conflict resolution into a classroom setting.

We are sincerely grateful to the Sommers Family Trust for funding and recognizing the importance of nonviolence education programs and developing student peacemakers.

Upcoming Events:

Fall '16 events will be announced near the end of the summer.
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