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Nobel News, Nosh and Networking

  • American Swedish Institute 2600 Park Avenue Minneapolis, MN, 55404 United States (map)
Nobel Media AB 2015. Photo: Pi Frisk

Nobel Media AB 2015. Photo: Pi Frisk

Nobel News, Nosh and Networking, September 6

In celebration of the Scandinavian connection to Alfred Nobel and the awards presented in his name, SACC-MN and five other organizations are hosting a gathering with representatives of Augsburg College and Gustavus Adolphus College sharing information about two upcoming Nobel Prize-related events.


  • Lisa Heldke, Director of the Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Bettine Hoff Hermanson, Managing Director of the Nobel Peace Prize Forum at Augsburg University

The Nobel News, Nosh and Networking will be held at American Swedish Institute on Wednesday, September 6, 5:30pm - 7:00pm.

  • Advance registration is requested by Friday September 6
  • Price: $20 - includes appetizers. Cash Bar
  • Cash Bar

Appetizer Offerings

~ Chianti Braised Shortrib on Foccacia topped with Horseradish Cream
~ Salmon on Pumpernickel Toast Point, Creme Fraiche and Dill
~ Pistachio Chicken Salad on Crostini with Red Pepper Confetti

Register now!

Please join us to learn about the two Nobel programs in the twin cities over the next two months.

We will have a speaker from Augsburg College to describe its Nobel Program in mid September and a speaker from Gustavus College to describe the Nobel Program there in early October. 

Nobel Peace Prize Forum, September 13-16

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Forum will be held at Augsburg College on September 13-16, 2017, and will honor the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet.

Read more about Nobel Prize Forum at Augsburg College

Nobel Conference, October 3-4

Gustavus Adolphus College hosts its 53rd annual Nobel Conference on October 3-4, 2017, on the theme “Reproductive Technology: How Far Do We Go?” The September 6 event at American Swedish Institute is a social/networking occasion highlighting these prestigious forms of recognition for outstanding contributions to mankind.

Read more about the annual Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College website


This event is sponsored by American Swedish Institute, Gustavus Adolphus College, Augsburg College, Minnesota Peace Initiative, Norway House and SACC-Minnesota.