Housed within the Donia Human Rights Center, a member of the International Institute, the Wallenberg Medal and Lecture recognizes outstanding humanitarians whose work perpetuates University of Michigan alumnus Raoul Wallenberg’s extraordinary accomplishments and human values. These activities are supported by the Wallenberg Endowment, which was established in 1985.

2024 Wallenberg Lecture

2024 Wallenberg Lecture, September 10, 2024 at 4:30pm. Ross School of Business, Robertson Auditorium.

Architect, poet, and African environmental activist Nnimmo Bassey will receive the Wallenberg Medal and deliver the Wallenberg Lecture “We Are Relatives” on September 10th at 4:30pm in the Robertson Auditorium at the Ross School of Business.

Recent Medal Recipients


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Wallenberg Fellowship

The Wallenberg Fellowship is awarded annually to a graduating senior of exceptional promise who is committed to service and the public good. For more information about the fellowship, please contact the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships.

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