Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Visible Price for Peace

By Molly Kalina (USA) and Shazreh Ahmed (Bangladesh) – Students of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, and study abroad students from the College of St. Benedict, MN Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, envisioned South Africa as a … Continue reading

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Seeking and Giving Forgiveness Needed

By Mary Baumgard (USA), Nonhlanhla “Nono” Nyathi (Zimbabwe), and Britt Ortmann (USA) – Students of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.  Ms. Ortmann and Baumgard are study abroad students from the College of St. Benedict, MN.  Nineteen years ago, Nelson Mandela … Continue reading

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Proudly Attending the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Submitted by Joseph Mork (St. John’s University, USA), Bekezela Mephulangogaja (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University), and Margaret Free (College of St. Benedict, USA). In a media-saturated world funded by those who wish for their merchandise to appeal to customers, the practice … Continue reading

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See Peace Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi at the 2012 Forum

Aung San Suu Kyi, 1991 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, will deliver a special video message to attendees of the Nobel Peace Prize Forum during the closing ceremonies on March 3 at the UMN’s Ted Mann Concert Hall. The … Continue reading

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Naomi Tutu and Jonathan Mann to speak on Global Studies Day!

If you need two more reasons to attend the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize Forum (March 1-3), look no further. We’re very excited to announce the addition of two international peacemakers to our lengthy list of keynote speakers. Both will speak on March 3.  … Continue reading

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Ethics and Hip Hop: A Discussion with Dessa – Tickets on sale NOW!

The Nobel Peace Prize Forum is Proud to Present Ethics and Hip Hop: A Discussion with Dessa Note: this event will take place at Augsburg College in the Kennedy Center We’re thrilled to announce that on the evening of March … Continue reading

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Carlson School of Management Students in Cape Town, South Africa

In January a group of students from the Carlson School of Management were in Cape  Town studying the medical device industry and business climate.  These marvelous statues of South Africa’s Nobel Peace Prize winners stand at Cape Town harbor.  With the … Continue reading

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Norway, the Balkans, and a Luther College Student

Lauren Griffin, a Peace Scholar from Luther College, wrote this post. I was so pleased to learn that Steinar Bryn and the Nansen Dialogue Network have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize once again this year. The Nansen Dialogue Network is … Continue reading

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2012 Nobel Peace Prize Forum T-Shirt Design

A few people have inquired about the design of the 2012 t-shirt – see below. We decided on a classic white American Apparel shirt, which fit really well and last a long time, so order one now before we run … Continue reading

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Register for the Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Register now to save your spot at this year’s event, which consists of three days of amazing programming: Business, Arts and Music, Education, and Global Studies.

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