Nominations are being accepted until Sept. 1 for the 2012 Delta Prize for Global Understanding.

Endowed by the Delta Air Lines Foundation and administered by the University of Georgia, the prize recognizes individuals who help foster cooperation and peace among cultures and nations.

The prize looks at efforts to stem cultural conflicts, help solve global issues and bring stability to restive regions.

Recipients include former president and first lady Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, media mogul Ted Turner, former South African President Nelson Mandela and other well-known international figures.

UGA students research the nominations and submit recommendations to the Delta foundation board, which is comprised of scholars and business and political leaders around the world.

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As managing editor of Global Atlanta, Trevor has spent 15+ years reporting on Atlanta’s ties with the world. An avid traveler, he has undertaken trips to 30+ countries to uncover stories on the perils...