Negotiation and Conflict Resolution News

Getting Into Graduate School: What Do Admissions Directors Seek in an Application?

From internships to recommendation letters to supplemental essays, admissions professionals shared the do’s and don’ts of applying to graduate school.

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Over 30 Organizations, More Than 200 Students Attended Conflict Resolution Career Fair

Hosted by the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict & Complexity (AC4), the career fair welcomed students from all of Columbia’s schools to connect with potential employers.

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Peter T. Coleman Explores the Power of Moral Complexity

In the wake of violent conflicts abroad, climate change concerns, and more, Coleman suggests that we resist simplifications, embrace complexity, and engage our moral faculties.

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Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Director Explores Conflicts in Communication

Beth Fisher-Yoshida discusses unwanted repetitive patterns, the interactions that derail us and sometimes complicate our personal and professional relationships.

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In The Huffington Post, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Prof Questions Putin

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution professor Peter T. Coleman critiques Putin's domineering leadership style and suggests alternative approaches to conflict resolution.

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Psychology Today: Dr. Beth Fisher-Yoshida On a Unique Approach to Difficult Conversations

The director of Columbia's negotiation and conflict resolution program reveals how using a communications technique called the triplet can ease a difficult conversation.

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Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Professors Discuss Conflict Dynamics in Israel, Palestine

Dr. Peter T. Coleman and Naira Musallam discusses conflict dynamics in the Middle East and explain how chaos theory can help mediators better understand conflict zones.

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Alumnus Nikolas Katsimpras Talks About Harnessing the Power of Conflict

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution alumnus Nikolas Katsimpras took the stage at the University of Pittsburgh to deliver his talk, "Harnessing the Power of Conflict."

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Prepared to be Valuable: Positioning Ombuds Programs

John Zinsser, faculty for Columbia’s Negotiation and Conflict Resolution master’s program, discusses the elements essential for any organization to quantify and communicate the value of its ombuds program.

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A First Step to Resolve Your Conflict

You can be more powerful if you see conflict as an opportunity for growth, writes Aldo Civico, faculty for Columbia’s Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program, in the inaugural post for a new Psychology Today blog.

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