USIP certificate course wins Best Practices award

March 28, 2009

screenshot from USIP Certificate Course in Interfaith Conflict ResolutionLast year I worked on the U.S. Institute of Peace’s certificate course in Interfaith Conflict Resolution. Just this week my client emailed me with some good news.

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USIP Certificate Course in Interfaith Conflict Resolution

July 7, 2008

The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) asked me to put one of their courses online: The Certificate Course in Interfaith Conflict Resolution (link goes to USIP site). USIP had already posted one course on conflict analysis, so they had already established the course structure and design template.The course content, which they provided, was fascinating. The […]

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News and content for IESC/Geekcorps Mali

January 31, 2005

As one of the administrators of the Geekcorps Mali website I was responsible for writing articles, and editing and publishing articles by other authors.

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MINERVA: Archiving Born-Digital Material at the Library of Congress

March 31, 2004

While a Digital Conversion Specialist at the Library of Congress, I became interested in the Library’s efforts to archive websites, and the MINERVA project in particular. I wrote an article about MINERVA and published it in the Internet column of the March 2004 issue of Slavic and Eastern European Information Resources, a Haworth Press journal.

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BookPage book reviews

February 28, 2000
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I contributed a number of book reviews to the general-interest publication BookPage.

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Geeks: How Two Lost Boys Rode the Internet Out of Idaho

February 27, 2000
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by Jon Katz February 2000 BookPage URL: http://www.bookpage.com/0002bp/nonfiction/geeks.html Of course Jon Katz plugs his own book on Amazon.com’s Web site. After all, Geeks is about the way the Internet is changing people’s lives. It’s about people making connections, especially the kind of people—the “lost” people—who have trouble connecting in the real world. He says tongue-in-cheek […]

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Miss Wyoming

January 31, 2000
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by Douglas Coupland January 2000 BookPage URL: http://www.bookpage.com/0001bp/fiction/miss_wyoming.html Meet the older, wiser Douglas Coupland. His latest novel, Miss Wyoming, loses the flaws that mar his weaker novels—too much style, not enough substance; pseudo-profound ramblings; and self-absorbed, unsympathetic characters. Instead, Miss Wyoming is composed in Coupland’s best writing—witty, irreverent, and full of detailed characterizations and up-to-the-minute […]

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My Kitchen Wars

October 31, 1999
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by Betty Fussell October 1999 BookPage URL: http://www.bookpage.com/9910bp/nonfiction/my_kitchen_wars.html A good memoir can be written about a series of interesting events, but the best memoirs have a unifying theme. Betty Fussell, food writer and food history expert, has written a unique memoir about her life in food and war. Reading My Kitchen Wars is as enjoyable […]

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The Last Life

September 30, 1999
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by Claire Messud September 1999 BookPage URL: http://www.bookpage.com/9909bp/fiction/last_life.html “I am American now,” Sagesse LaBasse declares at the opening of Claire Messud’s second novel, The Last Life. Readers will be thankful that she doesn’t tell her story American-style. In contrast to a nation full of people who compete to tell their most shocking secrets in front […]

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Geographies of Home

March 31, 1999
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by Loida Maritza Perez March 1999 BookPage URL: http://www.bookpage.com/9903bp/fiction/geographies_of_home.html You might expect Dominican-American Loida Maritza Perez’s remarkable first novel to brim with warm, hazy memories of the homeland (and be cut with the immigrant’s shock of immersion in a new culture). That’s why the intimate scale of Geographies of Home comes as such a surprise: […]

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