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Pacific News — University of the Pacific


Pacific News — University of the Pacific: Roots of Peace founder Heidi Kühn (shown here with Pacific alumna Sakeena Yakoobi) will speak at University of the Pacific at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 18 in George Wilson Hall. Her organization removes landmines from war-torn countries and turns former minefields into productive orchards. The event is sponsored by University of the Pacific’s School of International Studies.

“Based in San Rafael, Roots of Peace has de-mining and replanting projects in Angola, Cambodia, Croatia, Afghanistan and Iraq. Those countries have turned mine fields into productive vineyards, orchards and rice paddy fields.”

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