Adam BenSalem ’15, a justice and peace studies major, interned with the Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project, a locally based nonprofit that works to rebuild relationships and understanding between Iraqis and Americans.
Students in Amy Finnegan's justice and peace studies class had discussions with people all over the world – right from their computer screen.
Justice and Peace Studies program enables students to transfer their skills to the real world and live out the St. Thomas mission
This week's notes feature faculty John Buri, Vanessa Cornett-Murtada, Massimo Faggioli, Hans Gustafson, Mike Klein, John Martens, Thomas Redshaw, Deborah Savage, Father Scott Carl, John Wendt and Victoria Young; staff Josh Hengemuhle, Lindsey Loree and Talia Nadir; and students from St. Thomas' Geography, Psychology, and Justice and Peace Studies departments.
In March nearly 200 University of St. Thomas Justice and Peace Studies (JPST) and Opus College of Business (OCB) students gathered for an interdisciplinary dialogue about how they – as business persons, community activists and consumers – could promote responsible business that cultivates a more just and peaceful world.