Tufts ALLIES open Civil-Military Conference with Veterans Day Ceremony by Sammy Salkin

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Tufts ALLIES open Civil-Military Conference with Veterans Day Ceremony by Sammy Salkin Nov 21

On Friday, November 11th, the Tufts University ALLIES kicked off their third annual Civil-Military Relations Conference by attending the annual Veterans Day Ceremony hosted by Tufts ROTC, the Advocates for Tufts ROTC, and the Tufts University Alumni Association. Tufts ALLIES members, along with over 30 representatives from the United States Naval Academy, the United States Military Academy, and the University of North Georgia were present for the ceremony.

Nov 21

Over 60 Students from around the country came together for a Diplomatic Crisis Simulation at CMRC 2016 by Samuel Weitzman

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On Saturday afternoon, over sixty people – including students from Tufts University, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Wellesley College, and the University of Northern Georgia – engaged in the three-hour-long Diplomatic Crisis Simulation.

Sep 27

Trip to West Point for the Key Leader Engagement Exercise by Senior Joshua Golding

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The old adage that posits that “the more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in battle” holds sway across the United States military. This is especially the case with the Corps of Cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Sep 26

Despite advances, racial tensions persist in contemporary South Africa By Ana Karen Manriquez Prado

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Reflecting on my experience in South Africa this summer has been difficult to say the least. Given the past social and economic situations in the country, visiting South Africa was a unique experience.

Jul 29

The Gendered Impacts and Responses of Environmental Disasters by Jackie Faselt

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The second half of my internship at the Consortium for Gender, Security, and Human Rights has been going very well. One of the highlights was a special presentation from Dr. Heidi Gengenbach on her extensive fieldwork in Mozambique on the intersections of gender, conflict, personal histories, and food security.

Jul 18

Civil-Mil Learning Experiences in South Africa by Ana Karen Manriquez Prado

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As the only civilian on this civil-military trip, my experiences this last week have led to shifts in perspectives and an appreciation of a military lingo that I'm still struggling to understand. I’ve learned more about the army and navy academies in the last few days, than I have in my 20 years of life.

Jul 01

Research on Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration by Jackie Faselt

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My experience so far as an intern for the Consortium for Gender, Security, and Human Rights, based in University of Massachusetts in Boston, has been wonderful. One of the projects I have been working on is the syllabus collection on the consortium’s website.

May 02

FieldEx 2016: Uphill Battles

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On April 8th-9th, Tufts students participated in a live simulation known as FieldEx, hosted by the civilian-military relations organization ALLIES. Organized by a committee of undergraduate students, FieldEx is always one of the highlights of the year for the group.

Nov 13

ALLIES Civil Military Relations Conference 2015

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The Alliance Linking Leaders in the Education and Services (ALLIES) held their second annual Civil Military Relations Conference (CMRC) on November 6th and 7th, 2015.

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