Barack Obama, Jan Vilcek
The Washington Examiner

President Barack Obama congratulates Dr. Jan Vilcek, New York University Langone Medical Center, after he awarded him the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The awards are the highest honors bestowed by the United States Government upon scientists, engineers, and inventors. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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  • A Message from Jan and Marica Vilcek

    Our founders arrived as penniless refugees over fifty years ago, but with the kindness and opportunity they received in the United States, they went on to accomplish great things in biomedical science and art history. Read their statement on the recent executive order imposing a travel ban.

     

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