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Apr 13, 2015, 10:03 ET

Tres premios en efectivo de $50,000 cada uno para jóvenes profesionales de teatro inmigrantes

La Vilcek Foundation ha seleccionado el campo del teatro como la categoría de premios para los Premios Vilcek de Promesa Creativa en las Artes...

Apr 13, 2015, 10:03 ET

Three $50,000 Cash Awards for Young Immigrant Theatre Professionals

 The Vilcek Foundation has selected the field of theatre as the awards category for the 2016 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in the Arts....

Apr 13, 2015, 09:53 ET

Now accepting applications for the 2016 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science

 The Vilcek Foundation is seeking applications for the 2016 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science.  Three...

Apr 13, 2015, 02:00 ET

Deutschstämmiger Männermodedesigner Siki Im gewinnt einen Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Fashion 2015

 Siki Im wird für seine Männermodedesigns, die Inspiration aus Architektur, Kultur, Politik und Psychologie ziehen, mit einem...

Apr 10, 2015, 10:29 ET

Vietnamese-born fashion designer Tuyen Tran wins a 2015 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Fashion

 Tuyen Tran was picked as the winner of a Creative Promise Prize in Fashion for designs that fuse environmental awareness and everyday...

Apr 10, 2015, 10:28 ET

German-born menswear designer Siki Im wins a 2015 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Fashion

 Siki Im was selected as the winner of a Creative Promise Prize in Fashion for his menswear designs that draw inspiration from architecture,...

Apr 10, 2015, 09:53 ET

Leading expert on microbiome Rob Knight wins a 2015 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science

 Rob Knight was named winner of a Creative Promise Prize in Biomedical Science for his groundbreaking research on microbial communities and the...

Mar 27, 2015, 14:07 ET

Deutschstämmiger Zellbiologe Peter Walter gewinnt den Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science 2015

 Peter Walter wurde als Gewinner des Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science für seine bahnbrechende Arbeit ausgewählt, die sich damit...

Mar 27, 2015, 09:46 ET

German-born cell biologist Peter Walter wins the 2015 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science

 Peter Walter was chosen as winner of the Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science for his pioneering work on how proteins are transported between...

Feb 11, 2015, 11:20 ET

Austrian-born Franziska Michor wins a 2015 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science

 Franziska Michor was picked as the winner of a Creative Promise Prize in Biomedical Science for her research that fuses evolutionary biology,...

Feb 11, 2015, 11:20 ET

Österreichstämmige Franziska Michor gewinnt einen Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science 2015

 Franziska Michor wurde für ihre Forschung, die Evolutionsbiologie, Mathematik und klinische Forschung vereint für ein besseres...

Feb 06, 2015, 11:21 ET

British-born Andrew Bolton wins $100,000 Vilcek Prize in Fashion

 Andrew Bolton was chosen as the winner of the Vilcek Prize in Fashion for his curatorial work that elevates fashion as an art form. ...

Jan 26, 2015, 10:10 ET
Andrew Bolton (far right) Wins $100,000 Vilcek Prize in Fashion. Siki Im, Natallia Pilipenka, and Tuyen Tran (from left to right) take $50,000 Creative Promise Prizes in Fashion.

Vilcek Foundation Honors Innovative Fashion Curator and Young Designers of Promise

The Vilcek Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Vilcek Foundation Prizes, recognizing immigrant contributions to the...

Jan 29, 2014, 12:19 ET

Diseñador colombiano obtiene un Premio Vilcek a la Promesa Creativa

The Vilcek Foundation tiene el placer de nominar a Quilian Riano como uno de los tres ganadores de los Premios Vilcek 2014 a la Promesa...

Jan 29, 2014, 11:00 ET
Designer Neri Oxman is named winner of the 2014 Vilcek Prize for Design, recognizing immigrant contributions to the field. Also being honored are game designer Yasaman Hashemian, product designer Mansour Ourasanah, and social designer Quilian Riano -- winners of the 2014 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Design.  (PRNewsFoto/The Vilcek Foundation)

Vilcek Foundation Announces Winners of 2014 Vilcek Prizes for Design

Neri Oxman Selected as Winner of Vilcek Prize for Design Yasaman Hashemian, Mansour Ourasanah, and Quilian Riano receive the Vilcek Prizes for...

Jan 29, 2014, 11:00 ET

Colombian Designer Awarded Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise

Quilian Riano wins $35,000 award for notable immigrants in the United States The Vilcek Foundation is pleased to name Quilian Riano as one of...

Jan 29, 2014, 11:00 ET
Neuroscientist Thomas Jessell (Columbia University) is named winner of the 2014 Vilcek Prize for Biomedical Science, recognizing immigrant contributions to the field. Also, being honored are Antonio Giraldez (Yale University), Stavros Lomvardas (University of California, San Francisco), and Pardis Sabeti (Harvard University) -- winners of the 2014 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science.  (PRNewsFoto/The Vilcek Foundation)

Vilcek Foundation Honors Renowned Neuroscientist and Young Researchers with Creative Promise

Thomas M. Jessell receives $100,000 prize Antonio Giraldez, Stavros Lomvardas, and Pardis Sabeti win $35,000 Vilcek Prizes for Creative...

Apr 02, 2013, 15:13 ET
Jan Vilcek (third from left), President of the Vilcek Foundation, with 2013 Vilcek Prizewinners Yo-Yo Ma, Ruslan Medzhitov, and Richard Flavell at the awards gala.  Clint Spaulding/Patrick McMullan.com.  (PRNewsFoto/The Vilcek Foundation, Clint Spaulding/Patrick McMullan.com)

Vilcek Prizes Awarded to Notable Immigrants in Contemporary Music and Biomedical Science

Yo-Yo Ma, Richard A. Flavell and Ruslan Medzhitov receive $100,000 prizes  Representatives of the musical and scientific communities...

Feb 07, 2013, 10:35 ET
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma is awarded the 2013 Vilcek Prize for Contemporary Music, recognizing immigrant contributions to the field.  Also being honored are James "JHart" Abrahart, Blitz the Ambassador, and Tigran, winners of the 2013 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Contemporary Music. The Vilcek Foundation, (C) Todd Rosenberg Photography.  (PRNewsFoto/The Vilcek Foundation)

Classical Music Legend Claims Contemporary Music Prize

Yo-Yo Ma awarded $100,000 Vilcek Prize for career achievements Songwriter James "JHart" Abrahart, hip-hop artist Blitz the Ambassador, and pianist...

Feb 07, 2013, 09:00 ET

Vilcek Prize for Biomedical Science Split Between Two Giants of Immunology

Richard A. Flavell and Ruslan Medzhitov named co-winners of $100,000 prize Hashim Al-Hashimi, Michael Rape, and Joanna Wysocka win $35,000 Vilcek...