Conflict Resolution Week

Conflict Resolution Week is a week of events focused on raising awareness about conflict resolution and peacebuilding options for personal, local, state, national and international conflicts. It is sponsored by: UF Dean of Students Office Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution, UF Libraries, Multicultural and Diversity Affairs, the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuliding, Off-Campus Life, University Athletic Association, U.S. Institute for Peace Public Education for Peacebuilding Support Initiative, UF International Center, Center for African Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, MDP Program, UFPD Community Services Division, UPFP Victim Advocates, Santa Fe College, UF Housing and Residence Education. Gators for Alternative Dispute Resolution and the Conflict Resolution Initiative, Graham Center, Center for Leadership and Service, Office of the University Ombuds, Campus Ministry Cooperative, University Relations, New Student and Family Programs, P.K. Yonge School, The Center for the Humanities and Public Sphere, and the Student Honor Code Administration.

List of Events

Monday, October 13
The Conflict Doctor tabling

11:30am-2:00pm | Plaza of the Americas

Students who are trained in conflict coaching will assist students/Faculty/Staff with ways to resolve their various conflicts.

SCHA tabling

10:30am-2:00pm | Turlington Plaza

Student Honor Code Administration will table and inform passerbys of the various services offered by SHCA.

Lunch with the Ombudsman

11:45am | Peabody 202

Chance to speak with the University Ombudsman about his role in helping to resolve conflict for the University.

Evan Selinger lecture

5:30pm-7:00pm | Smathers 100

Sponsored by the Center for the Humanities and Public Sphere, Dr. Selinger will speak about how human relations are being outsourced through the digital workplace.

Azim Khamisa lecture

8:00pm-10:00p | JWRU Auditorium

Mr. Khamisa will share his story of overcoming tragedy through restorative justice and forgiveness.

Tuesday, October 14
The Conflict Doctor tabling

11:30am-2:00pm | Plaza of the Americas

Students who are trained in conflict coaching will assist students/Faculty/Staff with ways to resolve their various conflicts.

SCHA tabling

10:30am-2:00pm | Turlington Plaza

Student Honor Code Administration will table and inform passerbys of the various services offered by SHCA.

Wednesday, October 15
The Conflict Doctor tabling

7:00pm-9:00pm | SW Recreation Center

Students who are trained in conflict coaching will assist students/Faculty/Staff with ways to resolve their various conflicts.

SCHA tabling

10:30am-2:00pm | Turlington Plaza

Student Honor Code Administration will table and inform passerbys of the various services offered by SHCA.

Faculty Panel on Forms of Conflict

6:00pm-8:00pm | Weimer 100

Panel of Faculty/Staff that will discuss their experiences within their chosen areas of research and how they have seen conflict manifest itself and how various individuals have dealt with conflict.

Thursday, October 16
The Conflict Doctor tabling

11:30am-2:00pm | Plaza of the Americas

Students who are trained in conflict coaching will assist students/Faculty/Staff with ways to resolve their various conflicts.

SCHA tabling

10:30am-2:00pm | Turlington Plaza

Student Honor Code Administration will table and inform passerbys of the various services offered by SHCA.

Alternate Dispute Resolution Training Pt. 1

9:00am-12:00pm | RSVP

Program to train individuals on the philosophy behind and various forms of alternative dispute. Please RSVP at AlexaJ@dso.ufl.edu. Space is limited.

Alternate Dispute Resolution Training Pt. 2

2:00pm-5:00pm | RSVP

Program to implement and practice the concepts learned in Pt. 1 of ADR training. Please RSVP at AlexaJ@dso.ufl.edu. Space is limited.

Bystander Training

6:00pm-7:30pm | Click here to register

Sponsored by STRIVE, program to discuss students’ responsibility to intervene, barriers to intervening, and ways to overcome those barriers.

Friday, October 17
Homecoming Parade float

Noon | University Avenue

Participation in the Homecoming Parade to promote conflict resolution.

 

Sponsors

SCCR
DSO
Institute of Dispute Resolution at the Levin College of Law
Off campus life
MCDA
Campus Ministry Cooperative
Center for Leadership and Service
Master of Sustainable Development Practice Program
U.S. Institute of Peace
River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding
Office of Victim Services UPD
UPD
Gators for Alternative Dispute Resolution (GADR)
Conflict Resolution Initiative (CRI)
Housing and Residence Education
University Athletic Association
University Relations
Santa Fe College Division of Student Affairs
New Student and Family Programs
Bob Graham Center
P.K. Yonge Middle School
Southwest Rec Center
UF Libraries
Center for Latin American Studies
The Center for the Humanities and Public Sphere
Student Honor Code Administration