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Saturday, November 9 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Senior Capstone Project: Phase 3: UNITe (USAFA-Naropa University Inclusion Team Project)

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Naropa University (Buddhist-inspired) has a vastly different culture and approach to education than the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA). For their senior capstone project, cadets co-created shared experiences with Naropa University to develop respect for each other’s culture using the scientist-educator model and intergroup contact theory. This mutual exchange of ideas/practices has the potential to make each culture more effective in meeting its mission. This cross-cultural collaboration is an application project based on a decade of our earlier research which involved pushing boundaries of comfort to develop and assess respect for those we often see as different from ourselves.


Saturday November 9, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST
Table 23, CCA Lincoln Campus Center, 1 Campus Center Way, Amherst, MA 01126