UA-1688115-3
Home » Entries posted by Elizabeth Buczak
Stories written by elizb

Sean Penn Wins the 2012 Peace Summit Award

Sean Penn, the two-time Academy Award winner, can add on “Recipient of the 2012 Peace Summit Award” to his long list of accomplishments. Penn was honored at the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates on April 23, 2012 in Chicago at the UIC forum.

Nobel Peace Summit Draws Students from Near and Far

Comments Off on Nobel Peace Summit Draws Students from Near and Far
Nobel Peace Summit Draws Students from Near and Far

Students filled the University of Illinois at Chicago Forum hall Monday eagerly awaiting the start of the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. Some students traveled for as little as 10 minutes, while others could have referred to their participation as a mini-vacation. Corrie Trice and Abigail Sweeney attend sister schools in Pennsylvania, yet […]

Continue reading …

Technology Can Lead Youth on the Path to Peace

Comments Off on Technology Can Lead Youth on the Path to Peace
Technology Can Lead Youth on the Path to Peace

“Peace can only be achieved if you get people involved in what stands in the way of peace,”  Frederik Willem de Klerk, former president of the Republic of South Africa     told an audience Monday at the University of Illinois at Chicago campus. “New Challenges for Peace,” a Monday panel hosted by moderator Chris Jansing from […]

Continue reading …