Wednesday, May 28, 2008

News About Americans for UNESCO Board Members

Patrice Lyons is recently returned from Japan, where she was invited to participate in the award of the Japan Prize to her husband, Robert Kahn, co-inventor of the Internet. Check out the photos of the presentation and award banquet with the participation of the Emperor of Japan.

Roger A. Coate has been named the first Paul D. Coverdell Endowed Chair of Policy Studies at Georgia College & State University. To pursue the new challenge, Roger leaves the University of South Carolina where he has served since 2001 as the director of The Richard L. Walker Institute of International Studies.

Rita Colwell last year was presented the National Medal of Science by President Bush.
The award is the nation's highest honor for scientists. (Robert Kahn was an earlier laureate of the National Medal of Technology).

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