Vilcek Prize Winners Cited by the Carnegie Corporation of New York
Carnegie Corporation of New York, NY Times Ad

We are proud to announce that three of our 2012 prizewinners were among those cited by the Carnegie Corporation of New York in its annual full-page public service advertisement, “Immigrants: The Pride of America.” This PSA, which appears each year on the Fourth of July in the New York Times salutes the contributions of foreign-born Americans to the United States. 

Congratulations to Carlos Bustamante, Vilcek Prize winner in Biomedical Science; Michel Kouakou, recipient of the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Dance; and Alice Ting, winner of the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science! 

To see all those honored this year, go to Immigrants: The Pride of America.

Image Credit: Carnegie Corporation of New York

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