In this sad and sorry election (and weather) season, some good news.
In case you missed it, and continuing with our series of non-apology or otherwise problematic apologies, here is SNL’s take on Donald Trump’s recent efforts toward making an apology.
It is my pleasure to introduce Danny Fridberg, a visiting scholar in the University of Oregon Judaic Studies department. Danny is completing a PhD at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, the University of Otago, New Zealand. His research focuses on psycho-social transformative processes in situations of violent conflicts. We are lucky to … Continue reading Welcome Danny Fridberg
The New York Times has an interesting article today on how to get people to evacuate when big storms are coming. For those of us who study negotiation and persuasion, it’s instructive to see how disaster professionals conduct these kinds of short-term negotiations with huge groups of people. Here are the first three pieces of … Continue reading Negotiating to Evacuate
Regarding my earlier post, here is an update from FOI Kristen Blankley (Nebraska): The students at the University of Nebraska College of Law were interested in seeing additional programming in areas such as cultural competency, diversity, and access to justice. Responding to those ideas, the student-led initiative received support and coordination from the Law College’s … Continue reading Student-Facilitated Community Conversations, Continued
On Wednesday, October 5, the University of Nebraska College of Law is hosting a Community Conversations event (ComCon for short). More than a third of the law student body has agreed to participate — that’s 133 people! Kristen Blankley (Nebraska) has been instrumental in planning the ComCon, in which students will serve as facilitators of … Continue reading Student-Facilitated Community Conversations
Our friends at the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program are working with the White House and the Department of Education on an exciting initiative to help community college students become more effective negotiators. From the press release: Negotiation training can be critical in helping workers of any age secure a good job, salary and … Continue reading HNMCP at the White House
Reposting from DRLE: If you teach a simulation course, how do you satisfy the new “direct supervision” requirement under ABA Standard 304(a)? Quick background on this question: Two years ago, I sent an email to those of you on the DRLE listserv asking whether your law school would consider Negotiation and Mediation “simulation courses” under … Continue reading Thinking through ABA 304(a)