Monthly Archives: September 2013

2014 Speaker Announcement: Doctors Without Borders

“Our action is to help people in situations of crisis. And ours is not a contented action. Bringing medical aid to people in distress is an attempt to defend them against what is aggressive to them as human beings.”- Doctors … Continue reading

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2014 Speaker Announcement: Leymah Gbowee

“We succeeded when no one thought we would, we were the conscience of the ones who had lost their consciences in their quest for power and political positions. We represented the soul of the nation.” -Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Prize … Continue reading

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Education: A powerful weapon for peace by Susan S. Hasseler, Ph.D

Augustana College (Sioux Falls) is a founding academic partner of the Nobel Peace Prize Forum. Dr. Susan Hasseler, Sr. VP for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, penned this thoughtful OpEd about Nelson Mandela’s commitment to education that was … Continue reading

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Meet the newest members of the Nobel Peace Prize Forum team!

Rachel Peterson – Program Manager Just a few days ago I was standing on the shore of the Arctic Ocean in Tromsø, Norway at 5:00 am, waiting for a taxi to take me to the airport. After 8 years in … Continue reading

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