Peace Prize Forum garners range of media attention

The 26th Annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum held March 1 and March 7-9 garnered a wide range of media attention throughout the conference. Here are highlights of stories that appeared in traditional and social media about the Forum and its programming.

MPR Presents airs Peace Prize Forum talk by Sister Helen Prejean

The Nobel Peace Prize Forum (NPPF) presentation by Sister Helen Prejean was rebroadcast the week of March 3 on MPR Presents. Prejean, a Catholic nun and author of “Dead Man Walking,” discussed the need for compassion for death row prisoners. She also called the death penalty debate one of humanity’s largest moral dilemmas. The talk at the […]

Dalai Lama’s talk at Peace Prize Forum broadcast on MPR

The presentation at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum (NPPF) by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was rebroadcast the week of March 3 on MPR Presents. His Holiness talked about the idea that the concepts of “we” and “they” are the starting point for many conflicts in the world. The talk at the 26th annual NPPF […]

Nobel Peace Prize Forum brings world to Minnesota’s doorstep

MINNEAPOLIS – The 26th annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum – a conference that celebrates Nobel Peace Prize laureates, international and national leaders – continues March 7-9 in Minneapolis. The Forum, which explores issues related to business, arts, music, education, and global issues, kicked off on March 1 with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.

Peace Prize Forum, Tibetan New Year earn media attention

The Forum received a range of print, radio, and television coverage. A small fraction of the stories  stories regarding the 2014 Forum — as well as Sunday’s New Year celebration — include: “Global risk expert to urge U.S. flexibility at Nobel conference,” by Neal St. Anthony, Star Tribune “Dalai Lama visits Twin Cities, presides over Tibetan New […]

Mason Jennings is featured musician March 8 at Peace Prize Forum

WHO and WHAT: Mason Jennings will explore the intersections of creative expression and peace in a special presentation as the featured musician of the Nobel Peace Prize Forum. WHEN: 7 p.m., Saturday, March 8 WHERE: Foss Center, Augsburg College, 625 22nd Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55454 TICKETS: $25. Available at peace.augsburg.edu

Advisory: Dalai Lama on March 1 keynotes Peace Prize Forum

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to keynote Peace Prize Forum on March 1 WHO and WHAT: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet on March 1 will deliver the keynote speech at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum. His Holiness, the spiritual leader of Tibetans and Buddhists worldwide, will speak on topics of faith, peace, […]

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Visits Minneapolis March 1-2

Media Information related to visit by His Holiness Augsburg College is proud to sponsor and/or host two events this March that will welcome His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to Minneapolis. Members of the media can find information about the visit by His Holiness on this page. Event 1: Nobel Peace Prize Forum Keynote Address […]

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama delivers keynote speech at Nobel Peace Prize Forum

March 1 presentation to deliver messages on faith, peace, human values His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet on March 1 will deliver the keynote speech at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum. His Holiness, the spiritual leader of Tibetans and Buddhists worldwide, will speak on topics of faith, peace and human values. “At the […]

Nobel Peace Prize Forum welcomes Brother Ali, Tawakkol Karman, others

The 2013 Forum features the theme “The Power of Ideas: People and Peace” and offers tracks related to business, arts and music, science and health, education, and global studies. “One of the clear highlights of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize Forum will take place on Saturday, March 9, as a special evening is planned featuring […]