Author Archives: Rachel Peterson

Six Months Later: From the Forum to India and Back

By Mark Flage   This summer, after graduating with my bachelor’s degree from the College of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota, I did research in South India with a team of University of Minnesota students. Before departing for India, our group was … Continue reading

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The Hero’s Riddle

By Maureen Reed, Executive Director, Nobel Peace Prize Forum It ranks as an impressive testimony to international cooperation, scientific know-how, logistical expertise, and “ordinary heroism.” As one of the few “good news” stories of the day, it was barely a footnote … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: Going Home with a Future

This is part of a series of blog posts written by the 2014 Peace Scholars as they experience their summer program in Norway. This post was written by Eleni Beyene from Augsburg College. As the last week is wrapping up at the … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: We Must Imagine Peace.

This is part of a series of blog posts written by the 2014 Peace Scholars as they experience their summer program in Norway. This post was written by Asil Abuassba from St. Olaf College. In 1994, both Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: A World More Just and Humane…

This is part of a series of blog posts written by the 2014 Peace Scholars as they experience their summer program in Norway. This post was written by Anne Savereide from Concordia College. Adolfo Pérez Esquivel won the Nobel Peace Prize in … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: Building Bridges: Learning Outside of the Classroom

This is part of a series of blog posts written by the 2014 Peace Scholars as they experience their summer program in Norway. This post was written by Amy Delo from Pacific Lutheran University.  With exams just around the corner, we Peace … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: The Perils of Being a Bystander

This is part of a series of blog posts written by the 2014 Peace Scholars as they experience their summer program in Norway. This post was written by Bradley St. Aubin from Augsburg College.  For around two years, I have been one … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: “I Will be a Hummingbird.” Lessons from Wangari Maathai.

This is part of a series of blog posts written by the 2014 Peace Scholars as they experience their summer program in Norway. This post was written by Madeline Hyde from Concordia College.  Yesterday, the Peace Scholars and students from the Western … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: President Obama’s Legacy as a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

This is part of a series of blog posts written by the 2014 Peace Scholars as they experience their summer program in Norway. This post was written by Catherine Lovrien from St. Olaf College.  The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to those … Continue reading

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Peace Scholar Post: In Memory of Utøya

This is part of a series of blog posts written by the 2014 Peace Scholars as they experience their summer program in Norway. This post was written by Anna Jeide from Luther College. On the 22 of July 2011, a man ascribing … Continue reading

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