Raoul Wallenberg

  1. March 25, 2024

    Wallenberg Fellow encourages sociocultural awakening in Brazil

    Saige Porter, the recipient of the 2024 Raoul Wallenberg Fellowship, plans to study the complex systems and policies working to perpetuate social inequality in Brazil.

  2. December 7, 2023

    University to launch institute to address antisemitism

    U-M will establish the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in LSA as part of a universitywide effort to combat antisemitism and support religious diversity and inclusion on campus.

  3. October 12, 2023

    Wallenberg lecturer Benitez advocates for farmworkers’ rights

    Farmworkers’ rights advocate Lucas Benitez delivered the Wallenberg Lecture, in which he spoke of a “vaccine” needed to combat the disease of worker exploitation throughout the world.

  4. March 21, 2022

    Wallenberg Fellow to research realities of exploited Rwandan women, girls

    Graduating senior Chloe Hale has been named the 2022 Raoul Wallenberg Fellow. The award will allow her to spend the next year exploring how health crises affect the education of women and girls in Rwanda.

  5. March 31, 2021

    Wallenberg Fellow eyes health care research in Dominican Republic

    Darius Moore, an LSA senior, is the winner of the $25,000 Raoul Wallenberg Fellowship Award for 2021. He plans to investigate the impacts of intersectional stigma on health care access among minoritized groups in the Dominican Republic.

  6. November 20, 2019

    Wallenberg medalist says her subjects are the courageous ones

    Filmmaker and journalist Safa Al Ahmad, the recipient of the university’s 2019 Wallenberg Medal, says the subjects who entrust their stories to her are the ones showing true acts of courage.

  7. June 27, 2019

    Wallenberg Medal goes to journalist, documentarian Safa Al Ahmad

    Safa Al Ahmad, a Saudi Arabian journalist and documentary filmmaker, will receive U-M’s 2019 Wallenberg Medal. She will deliver the Wallenberg Lecture on Nov. 19 at Rackham Auditorium.

  8. April 26, 2019

    Wallenberg Fellow to work with sexual assault survivors in Ethiopia

    Carly Marten is the 2019 recipient of U-M’s Wallenberg Fellowship, given each spring to a graduating senior with exceptional accomplishment for service to the public good.

  9. November 15, 2018

    Youths speak out against gun violence at Wallenberg ceremony

    Two youth groups working to curb gun violence — B.R.A.V.E. and March For Our Lives — shared their stories of activism after receiving U-M’s 2018 Raoul Wallenberg Medal.

  10. September 14, 2018

    Youth groups advocating against gun violence to receive Wallenberg Medal

    Two youth advocacy groups that are focused on ending gun violence in their communities — B.R.A.V.E. Youth Leaders and March For Our Lives — will be awarded U-M’s 2018 Wallenberg Medal.