Supplying a Lesson in Peace

James Meernik
Jame Meernik

James Meernik, Regents Professor of political science and director of UNT's Castleberry Peace Institute, devised a perfect lesson for his peace studies students this spring -- figure out how to collect and send school supplies to Colombia, a country that is working to build peace after decades of war.

It was a challenge, but in April, Meernik himself visited Colombia to present the supplies his students had collected.

Learn more about his and his students' project below, where they discuss their outreach in WFAA's Daybreak broadcast.

Read more about Meernik in the North Texan's spring 2018 Faculty Focus.

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