Category Archives: Student Perspectives

“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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“Diễn Đàn Giải Thưởng Nobel Hòa Bình Năm 2013″ by Derek Le, Intern

The following post was written in Vietnamese by Derek Le, Nobel Peace Prize Forum intern. Please share it with the Vietnamese-speaking community and post a comment! Là một trong những giải thưởng danh giá nhất trên thế giới, giải thưởng … Continue reading

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“A Student’s Nobel Peace Prize Experience” by Elsa Lilja Gunnarsdottir

The following post was written by Elsa Lilja Gunnarsdottir, a student at the American College of Norway in Moss, Norway and friend of the Nobel Peace Prize Forum. This is her account of the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, which took … 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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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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“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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Erik Kuross: Norwegians, Science, and Health

Hello all, my name is Erik Kuross and I am one of the Science and Health Day Interns for the Nobel Peace Prize Forum. This post will be a little background on myself, and how I was introduced to the … Continue reading

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