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AAUW Accepting Applications for Community Action Grants

One of the world’s largest sources of funding exclusively for graduate women, the American Association of University Women (www.aauw.org) Educational Foundation supports aspiring scholars around the globe, teachers and activists in local communities, women at critical stages of their careers, and those pursuing professions where women are underrepresented. In 2007-08, the foundation’s Community Action Grants program will award one- and two-year grants. One-year grants ($2,000 to $7,000) provide seed money for new projects. Topic areas are unrestricted, but should include a clearly defined activity that […] (continue)

Fulbright Peace Studies Awards Available for 2007-2008

Fulbright Scholar awards are still available for U.S. faculty or professionals in law or political science to lecture abroad in conflict resolution or peace studies for a semester or a year in 2007-2008. Visit the Fulbright website at www.cies.org for descriptions of available awards and new eligibility requirements. Awards are closing daily, so pmake sure to consult the relevant program officer before applying. (continue)

Naropa University Authentic Leadership Certificate Program Starting this August

Launched in 1999, Naropa’s Authentic Leadership program is a transformative leadership course that integrates ancient wisdom with effective, modern approaches to management. The format encourages deep, personal learning in an environment that makes it possible to assimilate ideas and concepts at an accelerated pace. Online instruction makes it possible to share ideas and participate in group learning from anywhere in the world. Through the Authentic Leadership Certificate Program, participants can learn to discover unique solutions to challenges and opportunities. The next program is from August […] (continue)

NCDD Hallway Interview – Educational Perspective

Originally posted by Chris Heuer for the 2006 NCDD Conference… After the Saturday morning session, I interviewed a few of our friends from the educational world speaking with one another in the hallway. This is just a short 3.5 minute interview about what is going on with our educational institutions around dialogue, and what participants are noticing about the conference. Download as MP3 (1.6MB)or listen right here (continue)

Registration Now Open for 2006 Educators for Community Engagement National Gathering

The annual Educators for Community Engagement National Gathering is a conference for faculty, staff, students, and community leaders committed to service-learning/community-based learning and civic engagement. The heart of the National Gathering is the learning circle, a powerful form of democratic dialogue. In an era of polarized political debate, widespread distrust, and far too much isolation, this event offers a space for people to share their stories, knowledge, and perspectives as equals. On the first day of the conference, participants will choose among site visits and […] (continue)

SFU Centre for Dialogue Offering Dialogue Education Training

If you teach or train adult learners, then SFU’s upcoming workshop LEARNING TO LISTEN, LEARNING TO TEACH: An introduction to Dialogue Education may be of interest. This intensive, interactive four-day workshop that will transform your approach to teaching. Over 3,500 graduates in 60 countries, in the academic, non-profit, government and corporate sectors, have applied dialogue education extensively to their work. Participants will learn a structured and accountable method of organizing, designing and facilitating and discover how to make educational events effective, engaging and successful. Opportunities […] (continue)

Fullbright Sponsoring Visiting Specialist Program in Islamic Studies

The Fullbright Visiting Specialists Pgrogram: Direct Access to the Muslim World is now offering funding to bring specialists from the Muslim world to US university campuses. The goals of the program are to enrich your campus’ and community’s understanding of Islamic civilization and the history, politics, and culture of today’s Muslim world; to bring access to the Muslim world to study abroad programs, and to jump-start your campus offering on courses in Islam or Area Studies. Through the Fulbright Visiting Specialists Program: Direct Access to […] (continue)

Fullbright Scholar Opportunities in Peace & Conflict Resolution

The Fulbright Scholar Program is offering 122 lecturing, research or combined lecturing/research awards in political science during the 2007-2008 academic year in all regions of the world, including many awards in peace studies or conflict resolution. These opportunities include but are not limited to awards in eastern Europe, south Asia, Canada, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe. U.S. Fulbright Scholars enjoy an experience of a lifetime, one that provides a broad cultural perspective on their academic disciplines and connects them with colleagues at institutions around the globe. Awards […] (continue)

Join the OrangeBand Anti-Apathy Campaign

The OrangeBand initative (www.OrangeBand.org), a group dedicated to promoting civil conversations about important issues, is challenging 10,000 people to add their voice to the new online OrangeBand Mosaic. You will also be able to start a profile in the new OrangeBand Online Community. Visit http://orangeband.org/profile/image.php to sign up to participate in the anti-apathy campaign. (continue)

Sustained Dialogue Conference Coming Up April 7-9

This year’s Sustained Dialogue Campus Network (SDCN) National Conference will be held at Princeton University in Princeton, NJ. The conference title this year is “Returning to our Roots”. The SDCN National Conference is open to current SD practitioners and interested parties alike. It will feature workshops on Saturday and Sunday designed to introduce Sustained Dialogue as a process, help student leaders build programs on their campuses, help moderators lead their groups and more. It’s also a great chance to meet, share, and network with students […] (continue)

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