Wallenberg Medal and Lecture

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. October 5, 2018

    U-M, Nobel Peace Prize winner are partners in caring for victims

    The university is a close partner to Denis Mukwege, who received the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end sexual violence against women in armed conflict.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.