By Patricia McCafferty
"Reflections on Peace-Building" is the first-ever gathering of distinguished leaders who have served as the UMass Lowell Dana McLean Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies. On Wednesday, April 9, the scholars will engage in a panel discussion from 5 to 7 p.m. moderated by Marcellette Williams, UMass Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, Student Affairs & International Relations. Meet the Scholars at a reception with hors d'oeuvres and beverages from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Both events take place at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center.
Meet leading humanitarians and peace advocates:
- Justice Albie Sachs (2014), distinguished human rights champion from South Africa
- Leymah Gbowee (2011), Nobel Peace Prize-winner from Liberia
- Gavriel Salomon (2010), Center for Research on Peace Education, University of Haifa
- Padraig O'Malley (2009), Moakley Distinguished Professor for Peace and Reconciliation, UMass Boston
- Linda Biehl (2008), Amy Biehl Foundation & Felton Humanitarian Award recipient
Tickets are $75 per person and proceeds will benefit the Greeley Scholar Endowment.
This event is sponsored by UMass Lowell's Peace and Conflict Studies Institute and the Greeley Scholar for Peace Studies Advisory Committee.