Author Archives: Ashley Long

Meet our new J-Term intern, Taylor Johnson!

A few weeks ago I was preparing myself for my last interim class as a senior Business Administration major at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, however, an email from a professor changed my course. There was an internship opportunity at the … Continue reading

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2014 Music Event: Mason Jennings

The Nobel Peace Prize Forum is pleased to announce that Mason Jennings will be the featured artist during the 2014 Forum on Saturday March, 8th. We are pleased to announce Mason Jennings as the featured artist during the 2014 Forum.Saturday, March, 8th … Continue reading

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Law and Business Day Keynote Speaker: Ian Bremmer

How do heated political developments and unforeseen national security issues change markets and shape global investment? For Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group, the business and economic questions flowing from stability or conflict are his work. Since Mr. … Continue reading

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The Inner Workings of a Nobel Laureate

by Maureen Reed These folks from the Organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons are a happy lot, and with good reason. Inside of a century, mass use of chemical weapons has experienced its birth and, because of the OPCW, is … Continue reading

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Oslo Awaits the Prize

By Maureen Reed Nobel Peace Prize Forum Executive Director Maureen Reed is filing notes this week from Oslo, where she and Augsburg College President Paul Pribbenow are attending the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. Passing through Norwegian immigration at the airport … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela – 1918 – 2013

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”  - Nelson Mandela Today the world has lost a great man – indeed, one of … Continue reading

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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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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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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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