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Former Clearinghouse Releases New Mediation Training Video

PON Staff   •  10/01/2002   •  Filed in News

The Program on Negotiation announces the release of a new mediation training video, produced as a collaborative venture between the Program on Negotiation and the Center for Mediation in Law. The video, entitled Saving the Last Dance: Mediation Through Understanding, demonstrates the “Mediation through Understanding” mediation model that Gary J. Friedman, Jack Himmelstein, and Robert … Read More 

Shapiro Facilitates Training for Serbian Governmental Officials

PON Staff   •  08/16/2002   •  Filed in News

Dr. Daniel L. Shapiro, an Associate at the Harvard Negotiation Project and a Senior Lecturer at the Sloan School of Management, M.I.T., was recently invited by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) to facilitate negotiation training in Montenegro for Serbian governmental officials. Among those represented were members of the Education, Judicial, Environment, and Labor Committees of … Read More 

Robert Mnookin Most Cited Legal ADR Scholar for 2001-2002

PON Staff   •  08/15/2002   •  Filed in News

Robert Mnookin, Chairman of the Steering Committee of PON, has been listed among the most cited law faculty for 2001-2002 in University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian Leiter’s New Educational Quality Rankings of US Law Schools 2000-2002 (EQR).

The EQR lists Prof. Mnookin as the most cited legal ADR scholar, and 77th overall.

Robert Mnookin … Read More 

Reflections on Impact of Mediation 25 Years After the Pound Conference

PON Staff   •  08/04/2002   •  Filed in News

It has been just over a quarter century since the “Pound Conference,” one of the watershed events in the history of dispute resolution in the United States.

The Pound Conference — formally known as the National Conference on the Causes of Popular Dissatisfaction with the Administration of Justice — took place April 7-9, 1976 in Minneapolis, … Read More 

Raiffa Receives Honorary Degree From Harvard University

PON Staff   •  06/07/2002   •  Filed in News, Students

Howard Raiffa, Director Emeritus of the Program on Negotiation’s Negotiation Roundtable received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at Harvard University’s 2002 Commencement Excercises. Raiffa is Harvard University’s Frank P. Ramsey Professor of Managerial Economics Emeritus, and a pioneer in the field of decision analysis. A mathematician by training, Raiffa is an originator of … Read More 

Gala Celebration of Roger Fisher’s 80th Birthday

PON Staff   •  05/28/2002   •  Filed in News

Former students, long-time colleagues, family members and friends of Roger Fisher gathered at Harvard University’s Loeb House for a recent gala dinner to celebrate Fisher’s 80th birthday. Fisher, who was born May 28, 1922, is (among many other accomplishments) the Williston Professor of Law Emeritus at Harvard Law School, co-author of the best-selling book Getting … Read More 

Wheeler Appointed MBA Class Of 1952 Professor Of Management Practice At HBS

PON Staff   •  05/03/2002   •  Filed in News

Michael A. Wheeler, Co-Director of the Dispute Resolution Program, Editor of Negotiation Journal, and member of the Program on Negotiation Steering Committee since 1984, has been appointed the MBA Class of 1952 Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School. He joined the School’s faculty in 1993.

Professor Wheeler currently serves as faculty chair of the … Read More 

Former Clearinghouse Launches Syllabus Collection

PON Staff   •  04/25/2002   •  Filed in News

The PON Teaching Negotiation Resource Center is pleased to announce the launch of its online Syllabus Collection. The syllabi — all contributed free of charge by their authors — represent a range of negotiation-, mediation-, and ADR-related courses and workshops.

The primary purpose of the Syllabus Collection is to encourage the sharing of ideas around negotiation curriculum … Read More 

Watkins and Rosegrant Win CPR Best Book Award for Breakthrough International Negotiation

PON Staff   •  03/27/2002   •  Filed in News, Reviews of Books

Michael Watkins and Susan Rosegrant have won a Best Book Prize from the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution for Breakthrough International Negotiation: How Great Negotiators Transformed The World’s Toughest Post-Cold War Conflicts (Jossey-Bass, 2001).

Breakthrough International Negotiation, which examines diplomatic negotiations in the Middle East, the Persian Gulf, Korea, and Bosnia, was the first title to … Read More 

Must We Fight?

PON Staff   •  01/14/2002   •  Filed in News

Ury’s New Book Offers New Perspective on Violence.

Is war on earth inevitable? Is violence a universal and invincible fact of human nature? As our nation grapples with the reality of terrorism and military retaliation, these questions take on new relevance and urgency. William L. Ury, world-renowned bestselling author and top-level negotiator, offers surprising answers–and a … Read More