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Quinn: Further Reflections: A papal visit with lessons for debate on biotechnology

10/04/2013
John Paul II's call to fight famine requires use of time-tested practices, new advantages

 

Highlights from the 2013 World Food Prize Announcement

06/20/2013

At the U.S. State Department on June 19, Amb. Ken Quinn announced the winners of the 2013 World Food Prize and Secretary of State John Kerry delivered keynote remarks.

 

Three Biotechnology Scientists Awarded 2013 World Food Prize

06/19/2013

The recipients named today independently developed the science of modern plant biotechnology, opening doors to improved agricultural crops that can feed the world more effectively and sustainably.

Iowa High School Students Explore Global Career Paths in Science at Second Annual World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute

04/29/2013

The program seeks to inspire Iowa youth to go into critical fields to solve world problems.

World Food Prize Announces 22 Students for Renowned International Internship

04/22/2013

 Record number of high school students will go abroad this summer to gain firsthand experience at prestigious international research centers, working to alleviate global hunger.

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to be Honored for Public Service at Hoover-Wallace Dinner

08/16/2012

The two leaders will be honored for their public service in building economic and agricultural ties with China, and for promoting youth education programs; funds raised at the event will go toward international internships for Iowa students

Dr. Daniel Hillel Named 2012 World Food Prize Laureate

06/12/2012

Israeli Scientist Pioneered Micro-Irrigation and Bridged Cultural Divides to Improve Global Food Supply 

First Annual World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute Draws Over 300 People

04/30/2012

Iowa High School Students Get Inside Look at Global Careers in Science

Gift from Paul and Claudia Schickler to Expand the World Food Prize Youth Education Programs to All Iowa High Schools, Build Student Interest in Science

07/20/2011

Governor Branstad says the financial commitment is a strong example of a public-private initiative that can significantly enhance educational opportunities in Iowa.

2003 World Food Prize Laureate Catherine Bertini Wins 2011 Borlaug CAST Communication Award

05/19/2011

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology has named Catherine Bertini as the winner of the prestigious 2011 Borlaug CAST Communication Award.

World Food Prize Selects 18 Students for Prestigious International Internship

04/14/2011

Unprecedented Number of High School Students to Work Abroad on Hunger Issues

Iowa Honors Dr. Norman Borlaug with Statue in U.S. Capitol

03/22/2011

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, World Food Prize Founder, recognized as the World Food Prize celebrates 25th Anniversary; Bill signing ceremony to be held Wednesday.

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