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Master of Arts in Peace and Justice Studies

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Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice

Engaging, building and strengthening communities around the world in fostering peace with justice. Learn more.


Trans-Border Institute

Promoting understanding, dialogue and collaboration between the people and policies of the United States and our southern neighbors. See what's new.

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U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative

Delegation of Middle Eastern Student Leaders Visits Kroc School

On July 22, the IPJ hosted a delegation of students from the State Department’s U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Student…


TBI Director Ev Meade Discusses State of the Drug War in Sinaloa

In the aftermath of the “escape of the century,” where does the drug war stand in Mexico? What can or should U.S. policymakers d…

IPJ Compass

Read Interviews with the IPJ's Program Officers for Strategic Peacebuilding

Earlier this year the IPJ and Kroc School welcomed Daniel Orth and Kara Wong as the first program officers for strategic peacebuilding. Insi…

IPJ Compass

IPJ Compass Newsletter Highlights Work on Defying Extremism

The Spring 2015 edition of the IPJ’s Compass Newsletter is now available online. Learn more about the institute’s newest staff m…

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Summer Intern Research Presentations

12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice A/B


Being Good Neighbors: Sustainable Solutions to Homelessness and Addiction in a Border Community

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice Theatre


Inspire for Innovation

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Student Life Pavilion


Save the Date: Annual Women PeaceMakers Panel

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice Theatre

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