Mediation Course to be offered at the UMaine Hutchinson Center


Belfast.  The University of Maine Hutchinson Center is again offering the popular three-credit college course, PAX 451- Mediation: Its Premises, Practices and Policy, Feb. 17-21, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. There is also an additional two weeks of individual independent work to be completed outside the classroom.

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of mediation. Participants will reflect on the nature and origins of conflict, and its impact on society and individuals. Student will acquire and practice the skills needed for effective conflict management.

Instructor Will Galloway has taught for the University of Maine for more than 13 years. He is a mediator and managing partner of Charbonneau and Galloway.

To register, for more information or to request a disability accommodation, contact the Hutchinson Center, 207.338.8000 or visit the Hutchinson Center website (

About the University of Maine:

The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state’s premier public university. It is among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast and attracts students from across the U.S. and more than 65 countries. It currently enrolls 11,247 total undergraduate and graduate students who can directly participate in groundbreaking research working with world-class scholars. The University of Maine offers doctoral degrees in 35 fields, representing the humanities, sciences, engineering and education; master’s degrees in roughly 70 disciplines; 90 undergraduate majors and academic programs; and one of the oldest and most prestigious honors programs in the U.S. The university promotes environmental stewardship on its campus, with substantial efforts aimed at conserving energy, recycling and adhering to green building standards in new construction. For more information about UMaine, visit

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