Category Archives: 2013 Forum

2013 Forum Attendee Survey Highlights

Greetings! We’re still riding high on the turnout, energy, and buzz that Muhammad Yunus, Tawakkol Karman, and other tremendous presenters created at the 25th Nobel Peace Prize Forum this spring. Of course, the Forum is only as valuable as the experience of … Continue reading

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Hip Hop and Peace Event with Brother Ali and Omar Offendum (3/9/13)

Building on the success of last year’s “Ethics and Hip Hop” event with rapper, singer, and writer Dessa,  the Nobel Peace Prize Forum hosted a special event last night with Minnesota’s own Brother Ali at Syrian-American hip hop artist and … Continue reading

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Global Day Interfaith Service

To mark the start of Global Day (today) at the Forum, participants gathered in the Foss Chapel at Augsburg College for an Interfaith Call to Service. The focus being global peace, attendees sang a song of inclusive hospitality followed by … Continue reading

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Health & Science Day in Review: Livestream and Flickr

Science & Health Day at the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Forum took place yesterday on the campus of Augsburg College. If you weren’t among the more than 1,000 participants, we’ve archived all of the keynote sessions on our Livestream video channel. … Continue reading

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Business Day in Review: Livestream and Flickr

Business Day at the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Forum happened yesterday at the University of Minnesota. If you weren’t among the more than 1,000 participants, we’ve archived all of the keynote sessions on our Livestream video channel. We’re also posting … Continue reading

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K-12 Festival Summary and Photos

This year’s K-12 Festival began with a warm welcome from Augsburg College President, Paul Pribbenow. This was followed by opening remarks from Congressman Keith Ellison and Andrew Slack from the Harry Potter Alliance. Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus then … Continue reading

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Brother Ali’s excited about it… Are you?

If you were lucky enough to see Dessa’s Ethics and Hip Hop presentation  last year, you know there’s a powerful connection between hip hop and issues of peace and justice. This year’s Hip Hop and Peace event will feature TED-style … Continue reading

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“Phones in the Field- Bringing the Arab Spring to Minnesota” by Ibrahim Al-Hajiby, Intern

One of my responsibilities as an intern with the Nobel Peace Prize Forum was to be a part of the planning committee for Global Day. I still remember five months ago when I proposed the idea of “Phones in the … Continue reading

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T-shirt Design Contest Winner!

We received many superb design contest entries and now it’s time to announce this year’s winner! Drumroll, please… Congratulations to University of Minnesota design student Nik Yahya Nik Rushdi, who this year’s Nobel Peace Prize Forum T-Shirt Design Contest winner!  … Continue reading

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Congratulations Kristianna Anderson, University of Washington Essay Contest Winner!

Prof. Christine Ingebritsen, Director of the Center for West European Studies, just can’t rest when it comes to studying and teaching about the role of Scandinavian countries in international policy. So it came as no surprise when she launched an … Continue reading

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