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Conference: ‘Creating a veteran-friendly campus’

021313Feature_VeteransFriendlyWith rising numbers of veterans enrolling in college, UNCG’s program in Conflict and Peace Studies and UNCG Veteran’s Services will explore what it takes to create a veteran-friendly campus Feb. 20-22.

The conference, “Creating a Veteran-Friendly Campus,” will include a showing of the Emmy-Award winning documentary, “Where Soliders Come From,” at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, followed by a panel discussion. The film will be shown in Room 032 of Jackson Library.

Dr. David Cortright, director of policy studies at Notre Dame University’s Kroc Center for International Peace Studies, will give the keynote address, “Winning Without War: New Security Strategies for the 21st Century.”

The screening and the keynote address are open to the public.

A full slate of events, as well as conference registration information, may be found at http://conflictstudies.uncg.edu/site/conference.html.

Contact Dr. Tom Matyok at tgmatyok@uncg.edu for more information.

Full story at UNCG News.

By Lanita Withers Goins
Photo: By Chris English at a UNCG ceremony