Vilcek Prizewinners recognized in Immigrants: The Pride of America
Carnegie Corporation of New York

Each year on Independence Day, the Carnegie Corporation of New York salutes immigrants who contribute to our vibrant nation with "Immigrants: The Pride of America," a full-page ad in the New York Times.

We are excited to announce that three past and present Vilcek Prizewinners join the ranks of award recipients recognized by the Carnegie Corporation: Joanna Wysocka, 2013 Vilcek Prizewinner for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science, Ham Tran, 2009 Vilcek Prizewinner for Creative Promise in Filmmaking, and Osvaldo Golijov, 2008 Vilcek Prizewinner in Music. 

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Credit: Carnegie Corporation of New York


  • 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.