Category Archives: 2012 Forum

“Aung San Suu Kyi: The Woman Who Changed My Life” by Derek Le, Intern

Since I was born, there are three women who have strongly influenced me. One is my mother, one is my sister, and the third person is Aung San Suu Kyi. While my mother taught me discipline and knowledge and my … 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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Perspectives on the 2012 Forum: UMN College of Design

A number of students and faculty from the Design School at the University of Minnesota published a nice piece about their experience at this year’s Nobel Peace Prize Forum. Here’s an excerpt: “I was impressed by insightful questions posed at … Continue reading

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Laureate Lights: Aung San Suu Kyi travels to Oslo

Over the course of the year we’re going to highlight the current work of Nobel Peace Prize winners through a series of posts we’re calling “Laureate Lights.” Given all of the news surrounding her political victory in Myanmar, we’ve decided … Continue reading

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Aung San Suu Kyi video address

We’ve rec’d a few inquiries about where people can view this video clip. Our Vimeo channel has a complete archive of 2012 keynote speakers. The Aung San Suu Kyi address is embedded below. 

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Day Three Report from Dick Bernard

Here’s the recap of day three (March 3) from Dick Bernard, who blogs at “Thoughts Towards a Better World.” Links to days one and two can be found here.   DAY THREE – GLOBAL STUDIES (MARCH 2) After reading my … Continue reading

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Forum Reports from Blogger Dick Bernard

Our good friend Dick Bernard, who blogs at “Thoughts Towards a Better World,” has been writing detailed reports (including photos) of each day of the Nobel Peace Prize Forum. Check out the excerpts from his reports on day one (Business, … Continue reading

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Dessa’s “Ethics and Hip Hop” session will be livestreamed!

If you aren’t able to attend Dessa’s program tonight at Augsburg, you can watch the whole thing on our livestream channel.  Also, we will be fielding questions via Twitter (use #peaceprizeforum hash tag) and the Livestream chat feed, so be sure … Continue reading

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Tickets are still available!

Did you watch our livestream channel today and think to yourself “dude, I really should have been there.” Fear not. A very limited number of tickets are still available for the following Forum events: Education Day (tomorrow, March 2: 12:30 PM … Continue reading

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NOW LIVESTREAMING: WATCH THE FORUM ONLINE

The 2012 Nobel Peace Prize Forum begins today with an opening ceremony for Business Day. Each keynote session will be streamed in realtime at our official Livestream.com channel. Tune in now and chat with others, including students watching the event from around … Continue reading

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