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December 2018


November 2018

Nov 19
November 19
World Food Prize Wallace-Carver Fellowship Now Accepting Applications

USDA fellowship provides professional experiences in agricultural communications, science, economics and public policy for outstanding university students


October 2018

Oct 31
October 31
World Food Prize Borlaug-Ruan International Internship Now Accepting Applications

Unique program inspires high school students to embark on career paths in science, agriculture and global development.

Oct 19
October 19
World Food Prize Honors Two Students with Prestigious Internship Awards

Outstanding students selected to receive 2018 John Chrystal and Elaine Szymoniak Awards

Oct 15
October 15
Ambassador Kenneth Quinn to Receive International Award

Aegis Trust to honor his humanitarian work in countering genocide


September 2018


August 2018

Aug 30
August 30
World Food Prize Recognizes American Researcher as Winner of the 2018 Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application

Research scientist at the USDA is named the seventh recipient of the most prestigious global agricultural award for scientists under the age of 40


July 2018

Jul 13
July 13
World Food Prize Foundation Announces 30 Students Selected for USDA Wallace-Carver Fellowship

Exceptional college students to work with leading scientists and policy makers nationwide to improve our food system

Jul 9
July 9
The World Food Prize Foundation Pays Tribute to Iowa Governor Robert D. Ray

Statement by Foundation President Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn


June 2018

Jun 25
June 25
Remarks: 2018 Laureate Announcement Ceremony

As Prepared for Delivery by Amb. Kenneth M. Quinn


May 2018


April 2018

Apr 30
April 30
World Food Prize Hosts Record Number of Iowa High Schools at its Iowa Youth Institute at Iowa State University

Since the inception of the program, the World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute has engaged over 1,000 students from more than 225 schools across Iowa and continues reaching and inspiring students across our state to fight hunger at home and abroad and to explore STEM career paths. Students were immersed into the world food insecurity and interacted with Governor Kim Reynolds, Lt. Governor Adam Gregg, Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young, Acting Chief Scientist & REE Deputy Under Secretary of USDA, world-renowned faculty experts and business leaders.

Apr 26
April 26
World Food Prize Hosts Record Number of High Schools at Seventh Annual Iowa Youth Institute Held on April 30 at Iowa State University

The World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute has engaged over 1,000 students from more than 225 schools across the state and has served as a national model for 24 other state youth institutes across the country, working to spark students’ interests for STEM and career paths in agriculture. This year IYI students will participate in unique interactive labs and network with Gov.  Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, President of Iowa State University Wendy Wintersteen and faculty and business leaders.


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