Monthly Archives: November 2013

Faith and Peace Day Keynote Speaker: Sister Helen Prejean

“Each one of us is worth more than the worst thing we have done in our lives.” The Nobel Peace Prize Forum is pleased to announce that Sister Helen Prejean will be attending and speaking at the 2014 Nobel Peace … Continue reading

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2014 Nobel Peace Prize Youth Festival

The Nobel Peace Prize Forum is excited to announce that youthrive will be the producer of the upcoming Nobel Peace Prize Youth Festival! Together we are continuing a shared tradition of inspiring young people – through celebrating the work of … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: Nikolaj Hagen

I can honestly say that my time in Norway has affected the way I look at the world more than any other experience that I’ve had in college. Coming to Concordia, I assumed that I was a comparatively worldly person. … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: Anastasia Young

My experience in Norway has translated into my life back on campus in many ways, but I want to highlight two: my relationships with my peers, and through my academic goals. One of the things that I have been most … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: Anna McCracken

It has taken a bit of time for my experience in Norway to really soak in and for me to fully realize the impact that those seven weeks in the midst of the summer had on me. Now that it … Continue reading

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2014 Speaker Announcement: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others. – His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet The Nobel Peace Prize Forum is pleased to announce that His Holiness … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: Buay Jacob Tut (J.B.)

I really enjoyed and miss the quiet, slowed pace of Oslo. A lot of my learning and personal growth happened outside of the classroom, often during conversations over a cup of coffee or the occasional beer. Since returning to the … Continue reading

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The Racial and Sexual Politics of Peace by Kelly Macías

This piece was originally published on The Feminist Wire, and is published here with permission from the author. The week of October 7th was Nobel Prize week. And for economists, writers, scientists, and those who actively work for the resolution … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: MarieAimee Ntawukulityayo

Peace and Study Abroad: London’s Experience So much of what students learn in college is book based. There is something invaluable to connecting the intellectual world with a personal or visceral experience: This is the reason why I decided to … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: Cate Anderson

Life post-Norway is definitely different, although not in loud ways like major culture shock or a huge change in my life at Luther College. Instead, the things I learned this summer step quietly into my life every once in awhile, … Continue reading

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