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December 2006

Dec 13
December 13
1996 World Food Prize Laureate Dr. Hank Beachell passes away at 100

December 13, 2006 - A Message from Ambassador Kenneth Quinn, President of the World Food Prize:

Dec 11
December 11
Robert Gates references World Food Prize at Secretary of Defense Confirmation Hearing

December 11, 2006 - Gates Recalls World Food Prize Remarks at Confirmation Hearing

Dec 4
December 4
2003 WFP Laureate Catherine Bertini to receive Gene White Lifetime Achievement Award for Child Nutrition

Catherine Bertini wins Gene White Lifetime Achievement Award for Child Nutrition

 

November 2006

Nov 20
November 20
2006 WFP Speakers Bob Gates, Josette Sheeran selected to take top positions

2006 WFP Speakers Bob Gates and Josette Sheeran selected to head organizations

 

October 2006

Oct 15
October 15
1994 Laureate Muhammad Yunus Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Road to Nobel Peace Prize Began in Iowa

 

September 2006

Sep 28
September 28
Senate votes to honor Norman Borlaug with Congressional Gold Medal of Honor

September 28, 2006 - U.S. Senate votes to honor Borlaug with Congressional Gold Medal

 

August 2006

Aug 15
August 15
Penn Jillette of Penn & Teller interviews his 'biggest hero' Dr. Norman E. Borlaug

Penn, minus Teller, interviews Borlaug

Aug 4
August 4
World Food Prize Laureate Swaminathan to receive honorary ISU degree

WFP Laureate Swaminathan receives honorary ISU degree

 

July 2006

Jul 24
July 24
2006 laureates recognized before 7,000 people at Institute of Food Technologists and World Congress of Soil Scientists

2006 Laureates recognized before 7,000 people at IFT and WCSS conferences

 

June 2006

Jun 15
June 15
2006 World Food Prize winners opened Brazil's "closed lands"

June 15, 2006 - 2006 World Food Prize Laureates Announced

 

May 2006

 

April 2006

Apr 28
April 28
Prof. Yuan Longping and Dr. Monty Jones, 2004 World Food Prize Laureates, Join U.S. National Academy of Sciences

2004 WFP Laureates Elected to U.S National Academy of Sciences

 

March 2006

Mar 16
March 16
Dr. Norman Borlaug Returns Home, Honored at Statehouse

Norman Borlaug Returns Home to Statehouse Honors

 

February 2006

 

January 2006

Jan 16
January 16
2002 Laureate Dr. Pedro Sanchez Elected as AAAS Fellow

Dr. Pedro Sanchez Elected as AAAS Fellow

 
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