The capstone collaborative policy document is one of SEGL’s signature projects. Each semester of students must select an international ethical challenge to research and then prepare a 40-page scholarly document that proposes practical solutions to that challenge.
The Israeli-Palestinian dispute is arguably the most intractable of our times. The disagreement is so fraught with anger and misunderstanding that many question every word, every historical event, every intention presented.
The capstone collaborative policy document is one of SEGL’s most challenging and meaningful assignments. Each semester cohort must choose a topic, research that topic and prepare a 40-page scholarly document, and then present and defend the document’s recommendations before real-world leaders.
The 1994 Rwandan genocide is one of the darkest times in modern history. It is also a remarkable learning opportunity: not only for current world leaders still reeling from the collective decision not to intervene, but for future world leaders who will no doubt confront similar challenges in the future.
SEGL’s eleventh semester is off to a strong start! The 24 new members of the SEGL family (including our first students from Japan and South Africa) are already distinguishing themselves intellectually and interpersonally.
The capstone policy document. It is one of SEGL’s most daunting assignments, and one of its most rewarding. Each term our cohort of students chooses a current international challenge and drafts a detailed, well-researched policy document that proposes potential solutions to that challenge.