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Restorative Discipline Program in San Antonio Middle School Reduces Student Suspensions

A San Antonio middle school with some of the highest discipline rates in its district has experienced an 84 percent drop in off-campus suspensions during the past year since administrators began using “restorative discipline” as an alternative to “zero tolerance” to deal with conflicts among students.

Hamilton Book Awards Winners at UT Austin Announced

Hamilton Book Awards Winners at UT Austin Announced

AUSTIN, Texas — Art History Professor Julia E. Guernsey has been named the grand prize winner of the 2013 University Co-op Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards for her work “Sculpture and Social Dynamics in Preclassic Mesoamerica.”

Victim Outreach Program Called to Testify in Hasan Hearing in Fort Hood

The Institute for Restorative Justice & Restorative Dialogue at The University of Texas at Austin was called to Fort Hood on April 10 to provide testimony as part of a recent hearing in the case of United States vs. Maj. Nadal Hasan. The institute’s Defense-initiated Victim Outreach (DIVO) program was being considered for use in…   » Continue Reading

Holocaust survivors’ testimonials shed light on our ability to recover after traumatic experiences, researcher finds

Holocaust survivors’ testimonials shed light on our ability to recover after traumatic experiences, researcher finds

Forgiveness Illuminated: A University of Texas at Austin scholar tries to capture what is behind one of the most impressive human qualities--the ability to pull yourself together and bounce back after grave setbacks and major crises. It doesn't get grimmer than enduring and surviving the Holocaust, so that's where Dr. Roberta Greene went to glean insights into resilience, forgiveness and survivorship.