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 Medal and Lecture honoring Nnimmo Bassey, architect, poet, and African environmental activist. Lecture Title: We Are Relatives. Schedule: Tuesday, September 10, 2024 at 4:30PM in Robertson Auditorium, Ross School of Business, 701 Tappan Street. The Wallenberg Medal and Lecture is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required. Info:

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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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