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Feb 09, 2016, 16:12 ET Científicos latinos reciben Premios Vilcek con valor de $50,000 en reconocimiento como Promesas Creativas

The Vilcek Foundation se enorgullece en anunciar los nombres de Fernando Camargo y Roberta Capp como ganadores de los Premios Vilcek 2016 a las...


Feb 09, 2016, 12:55 ET Latino scientists win $50,000 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise

The Vilcek Foundation is proud to announce Fernando Camargo and Roberta Capp as winners of the 2016 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical...


Feb 09, 2016, 09:30 ET From Refugee to Philanthropist, New Memoir Chronicles Journey of Jan Vilcek

The life of Dr. Jan Vilcek, celebrated immunologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, has been anything but ordinary.  Twists of fate, combined...


Feb 08, 2016, 16:19 ET Vilcek Foundation honors immigrant scientists

The Vilcek Foundation is proud to announce immunologist Dan R. Littman as the winner of the 2016 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science. The Vilcek...


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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...


Feb 15, 2012, 05:00 ET Renowned Biophysicist Dr. Carlos Bustamante Wins Top Prize for Immigrants in Science

Peruvian-born Biomedical Scientist Awarded $100,000 Vilcek Prize Dr. Carlos Bustamante, Professor at the University of California,...