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FEBRUARY 2023 | SOKA UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA
Nobel Seminars Launch With Insider View of the Nobel Peace Prize
The Nobel Seminars, an exciting new partnership between SUA and the Nobel Institute, launched January 31 with a fascinating discussion between Dr. Asle Toje, deputy leader of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, and SUA Distinguished Adjunct Professor Alexander Harang on the role of the Peace Prize and the threat posed by nuclear weapons. Read
Soka Celebrates the Life of Civil Rights Icon Martin Luther King Jr.
A weeklong series of events for students, faculty, and staff paid tribute to Dr. King and explored his legacy. Read
"We stand at a historic juncture, the start of a new process of change and transformation. The world’s people earnestly long for the realization of a global community of peace and harmonious co-existence where all people can live truly humane lives. Each of you is a youthful leader who will guide and shape this era of change."
— Daisaku Ikeda, Message to the 8th Student Festival
Alumni Interview: Prakash Bista ’17
His experience and education at SUA strengthened Prakash Bista’s resolve to help educate orphans and underserved youth in remote areas of his native Nepal. Watch
Soka Student-Athletes Take the Lead in Centering Values Across the California Pacific Conference
Unlike most college and professional sporting events, competitions between SUA and other teams in the California Pacific Conference begin with student-athletes reading a values statement created by the league’s Student-Athlete Council, led by Chase Buchert ’23. Read
Springboard to an Advanced Degree: Undergraduates Can Gain Accelerated Entry to the Middlebury Institute at Monterey
Undergraduates interested in pursuing an advanced degree in international relations can now benefit from SUA’s new partnership with the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey to accelerate and fund their degrees. Read
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