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Explanation of Fees: Fees are listed within the workshop listing.

  • Workshop Fee: Covers cost of instruction and other workshop-related expenses.
  • Mandatory Service Fee: Covers student support services that include campus-wide technology services and student registration services.

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Non-Credit Workshop Listing

Multi-Track Diplomacy
SUMM004 Section 0501

Offered for graduate credit as GVPT808D.
Workshop Fee: $1,056.00
Mandatory Service Fee: $92.00
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This course aims to develop the concepts and professional skills needed to facilitate the transformation of societal conflict. Join us in an experiment during the weekend workshop using multi-track diplomacy to search for common ground in ongoing conflict in the Middle East. The planned simulation will be facilitated by Prof. John Davies who has over 30 years’ experience in using multi-track diplomacy in many countries suffering from war, terrorism, and instability around the world.

Studio Art – Iron Casting
SUMM010 Section 0301

Workshop Fee: $1,056.00
Mandatory Service Fee: $92.00
Materials Fee: $40
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This non-credit workshop focuses on basic sculptural techniques and processes related to iron casting (the process of pouring molten metal into a mold). Concentrates on acquainting students interested in the production of metal castings with the essential techniques required for the production of castings in ferrous from basic pattern making, use sand molds to shape cast iron and learn Cupolette design and construction. Offers a step-by-step study of iron casting processes, while encouraging more advanced students to further their own investigations in metal. Covers safe studio practice, including the proper use of tools, materials, and ventilation. No previous art experience is necessary. May be taken for credit.

Aerospace Engineering Profession
SUMM071 Section 0201

Workshop Fee: $352.00
Mandatory Service Fee: $92.00
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Restricted to new transfer students admitted to the Clark School of Engineering. Prerequisite: permission of department.

Conflict Resolution: The Israeli-Palestinian Experiment
SUMM072 Section 0601

Offered for credit as GVPT309X.
Workshop Fee: $1,056.00
Mandatory Service Fee: $92.00
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Provides an in-depth understanding of this conflict using simulations exploring contending historical perspectives and the search for common ground. Topics include Jerusalem, refugees, settlements, water rights, border disputes and security concerns. Professor Manuel Hassassian is the Palestinian Ambassador in the United Kingdom. Professor Edy Kaufman has been the Director of both the Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Center for International Development and Conflict Management at UMD and is concurrently teaching at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel.

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