Teaching Peace in Classrooms

VOA Learning English • voa
Nov. 21, 2020 ~8 min

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Nobel Peace Prize spotlights the links between hunger and conflict

Over 820 million people around the world go to bed hungry at night, and that tide is rising. For working to reverse it, the U.N. World Food Program has received the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.

Jessica Eise, Postdoctoral Researcher, Purdue University • conversation
Oct. 9, 2020 ~7 min

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How to make your house and garden more tranquil – tips from an acoustics expert

Whether it's cars passing nearby, a neighbour's blaring music or the constant drone of a lawnmower, the trouble with sound is that – unlike light – it can be hard to block out completely.

Greg Watts, Professor of environmental acoustics, University of Bradford • conversation
June 29, 2020 ~6 min

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Harvard applauds Nobel-winning efforts against sexual violence

Denis Mukwege and activist Nadia Murad received the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to combat sexual violence. Harvard Health Initiative Director Michael VanRooyen applauded the news.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Nov. 15, 2018 ~10 min

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