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Maureen Reed and Eric Schwartz visit Parliament of Norway

It’s all within walking distance today, once again showcasing walkability as one of Oslo’s best features. This morning’s meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Norway) was followed by an afternoon meeting at Parliament with Members of Parliament Marianne Aasen, … Continue reading

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“The Nobel Peace Prize Forum Has Inspired Me!” by Derek Le, Intern

My volunteering with the Nobel Peace Prize Forum last year is probably one of the most memorable experiences of my life. Before the event, my only intention of volunteering is to help people as much as possible. But I was … Continue reading

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2012 Nobel Ceremony Reflections from Maureen Reed

Maybe your dad fought in World War II. Mine did. And uncles too. And even a feisty, ahead-of-her-time aunt. They would have loved yesterday’s ceremony in Oslo City Hall. It was a painstaking argument Thorbjorn Jagland laid out, a recitation … Continue reading

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Maureen Reed Attending Nobel Ceremony in Oslo this Week

[Nobel Peace Prize Forum Executive Director Maureen Reed is in Oslo this week for the official Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. We'll be posting updates from her over the next few days. Visit the NobelPrize.org website for photos and other coverage throughout … Continue reading

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Hip Hop Research Inspired by 2012 Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Samantha Cantrall ‘14, an Augsburg undergrad and volunteer with the Nobel Peace Prize Forum, conducted a grant funded study this summer with URGO (The Office of Undergraduate Research and Graduate Opportunity). Cantrall’s study explores why rap music was so prevalent in … Continue reading

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“Come and be inspired!” by Katie Storlie, Intern

“Come and be inspired!” What a simple, yet powerful tag line In the last few weeks the K-12 Festival of the Noble Peace Prize Forum has been extending invitations to local schools to be a part of the 2013 programming. … Continue reading

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Dr. Paul Farmer to speak at Science & Health Day!

As many of you know, the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Forum (March 8-10 in Minneapolis) will feature a brand new “Science and Health Day” on Saturday, March 9. We are very excited to announce that Dr. Paul Farmer will deliver … Continue reading

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“A Woman worth a Thousand Men,” by Ibrahim Al-Hajiby, Intern

Days after Tawakkol Karman was announced a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; I talked with a female friend of mine in Yemen. One thing that she said that still resonates with me when I asked her how she felt of Karman’s … Continue reading

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Relationship Building: Katie Storlie, Intern

During my first month as a Nobel Peace Prize Forum Intern one of my main goals was to understand prior relationships to the K-12 Festival, and further which new relationships we would like to pursue. I have been astounded by … Continue reading

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Ibrahim Al-Hajiby: A Remarkable Yemeni Coincidence

My name is Ibrahim Al-Hajiby; I am an international student from Yemen currently attending Augsburg College. I am greatly honored to be serving as the Global Day Intern for the upcoming Nobel Peace Prize Forum at Augsburg College which will … Continue reading

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