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Akil Cole (CAS ’24) Defends His Senior Thesis

Congratulations to Akil Cole on defending his senior thesis in IDST titled ” How Gardens and Farms Serve as Essential Goods”. JUPS Professor Dr. Elham Atashi…

May 8, 2024

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JUPS Student Vicka Heidt (CAS ’24) Receives Prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

The Justice and Peace Studies Program would like to extend its deepest congratulations to Vicka Heidt for receiving the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, a highly selective program…

April 25, 2024

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JUPS Students Engage in DC Immigration History

Professor Kim Huisman Lubreski provides JUPS juniors and seniors with a unique opportunity for engaged scholarship by incorporating Washington, D.C., and its rich history of…

April 16, 2024

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Julianne Meneses (CAS ’25) Awarded Education and Social Justice Research Fellowship

Julianne Meneses, a JUPS junior, has been awarded the esteemed Education and Social Justice (ESJ) Fellowship. This fellowship is renowned for allowing students to delve deeply…

February 13, 2024

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JUPS Professor speaks at the United Nations on the International Day of Education on the theme of “Learning for Lasting Peace”

JUPS Assistant Teaching Professor Tony Jenkins was a featured speaker at theUnited Nations on a high level panel on the theme of “Learning for Lasting Peace” on the occasion…

February 1, 2024

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Vicka Heidt (CAS ’24) Awarded Global Irish Studies research fellowship

Vicka Heidt, a JUPS Senior is awarded the prestigious Global Irish Studies research fellowship. Her work and research focus on peacebuilding, ethical global governance, and…

December 10, 2023

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Peace career talk with Dr. David Smith

On Thursday, October 26th, 2023, Dr. David Smith from the Peace and Justice Studies Association came during Dr. Ensor’s Research Methods for JUPS class to provide career…

October 31, 2023

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JUPS alumni Emilia Toledo addresses the threat of gentrification in VA through her new documentary: Perdiendo el sabor latino

With the increasing presence of large corporations, such as Amazon, in Arlandia, Virginia, the predominantly latino community, specifically Central American, called Chirilagua is…

October 3, 2023

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Akil Cole (CAS ‘24): My Lessons from Cape Town: The Beauty & Complexity South Africa

Akil Cole was a participant in the JUPS’ summer study abroad program, Social Transformation in South Africa, for the 2023 session. To read more about his experience and travels…

October 3, 2023

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Georgetown University Welcomes Dr. Elham Atashi as the Justice and Peace Studies Program Director

What is your vision for the Program?  I am honored to serve as Director of such a prominent Program, though I am not necessarily a newcomer to Georgetown University, having…

September 12, 2023