URI Center Convener and Professor Emeritus Art Stein’s recent publication, Let There Be Light: Experiencing Inner Light Across the World’s Sacred Traditions celebrates the splendor of radiant light that has been known, embodied and taught by mystics, saints and sages over the millennia. Readers at every level will enjoy this book for its insights and message of hope: […]
The Center is proud to extend congratulations to six newly Certified Level I Nonviolence Trainers, who completed the PSY478 Special Topic: Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation course this semester with Dr. Paul Bueno de Mesquita. These students demonstrated excellence in content knowledge and successfully completed intensive teach back facilitation skill exercises. Special thanks to our awesome team […]
The annual historical and educational Civil Rights Tour is scheduled for January 2 – 5, 2015. Dr.Bernard LaFayette, Jr., colleague of Dr. King in the ’60s will conduct the tour beginning in Atlanta visiting the King Center Complex and newly opened Human and Civil Rights Museum. They will also explore significant historical sites in Albany, […]
The Center is sponsoring a discussion by Shashi Regmi during URI’s International Education Week. Join us for this great discussion!
Since the beginning of the semester, the Center has been collecting submissions for our Nepali Backpack Raffle at each of our events. We are happy to announce the winner of this authentic, handmade Nepali Backpack, made entirely of rice bags, was URI Student Victoria Astudillo. Paul Bueno De Mesquita, Center Director, presented the bag […]
The Center was a major presence at the URI Majors & Minors Fair on Wednesday, October 8 as many students dropped by the display to gather information. Center student assistants, Liz Rogers, Becky Kayode, and Maryam Attapour discussed the various options for interested URI students. Interested in issues of social justice? Concerned about human rights? […]
Louisville-based Interfaith Paths to Peace, announced that the URI Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies is the 2014 recipient of the annual “National Peacemaker of the Year” Award. The award was presented to Center Director, Professor Paul Bueno de Mesquita on Friday, September 26, at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Community Center in Louisville as part of the National Peacemakers Day celebrations […]