OPUS Prize: A Calendar of Events
OPUS Prize events begin this week. Photos by Annika Gordon and Infographic by Sam Cushing
This year’s finalists are Daniel and Avitha Victor from the in Chennai, India, Dr. Rami Nashashibi from the in Chicago, Illinois, and José Antonio Patron Quispe and Rev. Daniel Panchot, C.S.C, from in Lima Peru.
The winner will receive a $1 million prize for their organization. The other two finalists will be awarded $100,000 each. All events are free and open to the UP community, and but must be reserved online.
Last spring, student ambassadors and faculty members traveled to each finalists’ organization to see first-hand the positive change they’ve created in their communities and selected the finalists.
Events throughout the week of Nov. 11-15 start Monday night at 7:15 p.m. in Buckley Center Auditorium for conversations with the finalists.
Sam Cushing is a reporter for The Beacon. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.