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Students from Around the World Begin ADR Studies at Straus

This week, a cohort of talented students passionate about dispute resolution began their studies at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution

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Professor Thomas Stipanowich Profiled in Los Angeles Daily Journal

Professor Thomas J. Stipanowich is featured in the article "ADR Academic: Thomas Stipanowich works at different levels to find ways of moving settlements forward."

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MDR Student Edwin Weaver Recognized for Work with Foster Youth in Santa Barbara County

Edwin Weaver, who is pursuing a Master in Dispute Resolution (MDR) degree at the Straus Institute, was recognized for his groundbreaking work uplifting foster youth in Santa Barbara County by ACEsConnection, an online social platform for practitioners implementing trauma-informed and resilience-building practices for youth.

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Distinguished Mediators Bruce Edwards and Nina Meierding Share Expertise with Students

On December 7, distinguished mediators Bruce Edwards and Nina Meierding led a masterclass on effective mediation advocacy for an audience of over 100 students, alumni, and professionals in the Straus community.

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Straus Youth Summit Convenes High School Students and Educators on Conflict Resolution

On Friday, December 11, the Straus Institute hosted Young Voices in Divided Times, an inaugural summit aimed at equipping high school students, educators and administrators with conflict resolution skills.

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Inside Straus 2020: the Year of the Mediator

The Straus Institute has released the 2020 issue of Inside Straus, the magazine that features top stories from the year.

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Professor Thomas Stipanowich Publishes Chapter, "Synchronicity, Paradox, and Personal Evolution," in Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution

Professor Thomas J. Stipanowich's book chapter, "Synchronicity, Paradox, and Personal Evolution," has been published in Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution.

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Professor Sukhsimranjit Singh Facilitates City Mobility Policy Forum in Beverly Hills

On December 6, Professor Sukhsimranjit Singh facilitated a virtual Community Meeting for the City of Beverly Hills, as it shared its Complete Streets Plan with residents and stakeholders.

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Straus Institute to Host Young Voices in Divided Times on December 11

The Straus Institute will host an inspiring event, Young Voices in Divided Times, this Friday at 9:00 am to highlight the role of new leaders in the field of dispute resolution.