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ConDev is providing High-Impact Student Experiences with the Student Media Grant, Capstone Courses and courses at Texas A&M University to create student innovators.

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High-Impact Student Experiences

The Center on Conflict and Development focuses on providing students with high-impact experiences to arm them with skills and experience they will need as future professionals in global conflict and development. Students are our greatest asset, and perhaps our greatest hope as we work to expand our network of scholars and alleviate conflict around the world. Click here to learn more about our students.


Student Media Grant Application

Student Media Grant

A grant for student photo-journalists to cover difficult topics in conflict-affected countries through compelling photo stories.

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Capstone Courses

Capstone Courses

ConDev and The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University leverage their mutual resources to conduct research related to conflict and development around the world.

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Student Innovators for Development

Student Innovators

ConDev personnel encourage student innovators and entrepreneurs to design tools and techniques that can be used to highlight issues and solve problems in the developing world.

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Student Media Grant Application

Courses at TAMU

ConDev faculty and staff teach courses at TAMU such as “Economics of Foreign Intervention, Conflict and Development” and “Food Security, Climate and Conflict.” These classes focus on real-world applications and welcome guest speakers with pertinent backgrounds as well as ConDev researchers to visit and interact with students. 

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Student Media Grant Program

ConDev offers Student Media Grants, which, with funding from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, empower students from around the world to highlight issues facing fragile and conflict-affected areas of the world through original, compelling photojournalism. Learn more...

Internships

ConDev interns are challenged to go above and beyond what is expected of average students, and we have sent interns and recent graduates around the world to conduct research and gain international exposure. We also help place interns at USAID’s Headquarters in Washington, DC. Internships are advertised through our social media networks. 

Capstone Courses

ConDev also works with The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M to implement “Capstone Courses.” Through this concerted effort, graduate students collaborate with Center personnel to conduct research related to conflict and development around the world and share results with key decision-makers. Learn more...

Courses at Texas A&M University

In addition to offering Capstone Courses to Bush School students, ConDev faculty and staff teach courses at Texas A&M University such as “Economics of Foreign Intervention, Conflict and Development” and “Food Security, Climate and Conflict.” These classes focus on real-world applications and welcome guest speakers with pertinent backgrounds as well as ConDev researchers to visit and interact with students. Learn more...

Student Research

ConDev encourages its students and interns to pursue conflict-related research on a variety of topics affecting fragile and vulnerable societies around the world, such as school violence, conflict-resistant food systems, crime and violence prevention systems, etc. Learn more...

Student Innovators for Development

The Center has supported Student Innovators for Development through innovative workshops and courses, during which students engineered solutions for real-world clients ranging from NGOs and private-sector professionals to Botswanan farmers. Learn more...

Play for Peace Education Program

Over 60 Texas A&M University students had an opportunity to lead Play for Peace® activities for kids in rural schools and villages in Guatemala. Aggies learned Play for Peace methodologies and then led collaborative games with Mayan kids, helping them learn about teamwork, inclusion and peace. Practice Peace Sessions led by a local expert included dialogues about avoiding gang activities in their communities and how kids and youth can become architects and leaders of sustained peace. Learn more...

AgriCorps

AgriCorps connects American agricultural volunteers to the demand for experiential, school-based, agricultural education in developing countries. It started operating in Ghana with the support of the Center on Conflict and Development (ConDev). Learn more...

Education Projects and Studies

The Center supports research on educational topics as well as extension programs to educate the peacemakers of tomorrow. 

Curriculum Development Programs in Afghanistan

Education in Conflict (Kenya) 

Studies on Education and School Violence

Peacebuilding Programs for Youth


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