Raoul Wallenberg

  1. 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.

  2. March 22, 2018

    Wallenberg Fellow to study whether mobile phones ease poverty

    U-M’s 2018 Wallenberg Fellowship recipient Meagan Malm plans to study the role mobile phones play in reducing poverty in Tanzania.

  3. November 2, 2016

    Lawyer, activist Bryan Stevenson to receive Wallenberg Medal

    U-M’s 2016-17 Wallenberg Medal will be awarded March 7 to civil rights lawyer and social justice activist Bryan Stevenson, who will also give the 25th Wallenberg Lecture.

  4. July 14, 2015

    Author and activist Masha Gessen to receive Wallenberg Medal

    Russian and American journalist, author and activist Masha Gessen will receive the 2015 Wallenberg Medal and deliver the 24th Wallenberg Lecture on Nov. 3.

  5. September 22, 2014

    Philosopher Agnes Heller to receive 23rd Wallenberg Medal

    Distinguished Hungarian philosopher and Holocaust survivor Agnes Heller will receive the 23rd Wallenberg Medal on Sept. 30.

  6. July 14, 2014

    Alumnus Raoul Wallenberg honored with Congressional Gold Medal

    In a rare posthumous ceremony, U-M alumnus Raoul Wallenberg was presented with the Congressional Gold Medal on June 9 in honor of his heroism during the Holocaust.

  7. March 17, 2014

    First Wallenberg fellow tells of hauling charcoal, studying conservation in Kenya

    Zach Petroni, the first recipient of the Raoul Wallenberg Fellowship now studying the effects of conservation in Kenya, believes that to truly know something, you have to experience it. 

  8. March 17, 2014

    2014 Wallenberg Fellow to study tuberculosis in Peru

    The Raoul Wallenberg Fellowship Award for 2014 has been presented to LSA senior Lily Bonadonna to study the social causes of tuberculosis prevalence in Lima, Peru.

    • First Wallenberg fellow tells of hauling charcoal and studying conservation in Kenya.