2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom
William Clinton (William J. Clinton Foundation)
Daniel Kahneman (Princeton University)
Richard G. Lugar (Georgetown University; Indiana University; University of Indianapolis)
Patricia Wald (Washington, D.C.)
2012 National Humanities Medal
Edward L. Ayers (University of Richmond)
William G. Bowen (Princeton, NJ)
Jill Ker Conway (Boston, MA)
Natalie Zemon Davis (University of Toronto)
Joan Didion (New York, NY)
Robert Putnam (Harvard University)
Marilynne Robinson (University of Iowa)
Robert B. Silvers (New York Review of Books)
2012 National Medal of Arts
Renée Fleming (New York, NY)
Ellsworth Kelly (Spencertown, NY)
Tony Kushner (Heat & Light Co.)
George Lucas (Skywalker Properties, Ltd.)
Laurie Olin (Olin Partnership)
The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
Tim Berners-Lee (World Wide Web Consortium; Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Vinton Cerf (Google Inc.)
Robert Kahn (Corporation for National Research Initiatives)
Nancy C. Andrews (Duke University School of Medicine) is the recipient of the 2013 Henry M. Stratton Medal for Basic Research from the American Society of Hematology.
Angela Belcher (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) is the recipient of the 2013 Lemelson-MIT Prize.
Richard Carlson (Carnegie Institution for Science) was awarded the Arthur L. Day Medal from the Geological Society of America.
David Donoho (Renaissance Technologies Corporation; Stanford University) was awarded the 2013 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences.
James Fujimoto (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) is the recipient of the 2014 IEEE Photonics Award.
Jeffrey C. Hall (Cambridge, Maine) was awarded the 2013 Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine. He shares the prize with Michael Rosbash (Brandeis University) and Michael W. Young (Rockefeller University).
Katherine A. High (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia) was awarded the 2013 E. Donnall Thomas Prize by the American Society of Hematology.
Jon Kleinberg (Cornell University) received the 2013 ACM SIGKDD Innovation Award from the Association for Computing Machinery.
Stephen J. Lippard (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) is the recipient of the 2014 Priestley Medal from the American Chemical Society.
Eve Marder (Brandeis University) is the recipient of the 2013 Gruber Neuroscience Prize.
Harry McSween (University of Tennessee) is the recipient of the Whipple Award from the American Geophysical Union.
Everett Mendelsohn (Harvard University) was awarded a 2013 Centennial Medal from Harvard University.
Felix Mitelman (University of Lund, Sweden) received the European Society of Human Genetics Award (2013).
Jeremy Nathans (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine) received the Arthur Kornberg and Paul Berg Lifetime Achievement Award in Biomedical Sciences. He shares the award with Louis Reichardt (University of California, San Francisco).
Victor Navasky (The Nation; Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism) received the Richard M. Clurman Award.
Masatoshi Nei (Pennsylvania State University) is the recipient of the 2013 Kyoto Prize in Basic Sciences.
Louis Reichardt (University of California, San Francisco) received the Arthur Kornberg and Paul Berg Lifetime Achievement Award in Biomedical Sciences. He shares the award with Jeremy Nathans (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine).
Michael Rosbash (Brandeis University) was awarded the 2013 Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine. He shares the prize with Jeffrey C. Hall (Cambridge, Maine) and Michael W. Young (Rockefeller University).
Michael Sorkin (Michael Sorkin Studio; City College of New York) is the recipient of the 2013 National Design Award.
Richard Stallman (Free Software Foundation) was recently inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.
Steven M. Stanley (University of Hawaii) is the recipient of the 2013 Geological Society of America Penrose Medal.
E. L. Doctorow (New York University). Andrew’s Brain. Random House, January 2014
Thomas Keneally (Manly, Australia). The Daughters of Mars: A Novel. Atria Books, August 2013
Peter Ackroyd (The Times). Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I. St. Martin’s Press/Thomas Dunne Books, October 2013
Svetlana Alpers (New York University). Roof Life. Yale University Press, August 2013
Mary Beard (University of Cambridge). Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures, and Innovations. W.W. Norton, September 2013
Victor Brombert (Princeton University). Musings on Mortality: From Tolstoy to Primo Levi. University of Chicago Press, October 2013
James MacGregor Burns (University of Richmond). Fire and Light: How the Enlightenment Transformed Our World. Thomas Dunne Books, October 2013
Stanley Crouch (New York Daily News). Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker. Harper, September 2013
Thomas Ehrlich (Stanford University) and Ernestine Fu (Stanford University). Civic Work, Civic Lessons: Two Generations Reflect on Public Service. Rowman & Littlefield/University Press of America, July 2013
Martin Filler (New York, NY). Makers of Modern Architecture, Vol. II: From Le Corbusier to Rem Koolhaas. New York Review Books, August 2013
Nancy Foner (Hunter College and Graduate Center, CUNY), ed. One Out of Three: Immigrant New York in the Twenty-First Century. Columbia University Press, June 2013
Linda Hutcheon (University of Toronto). Narcissistic Narrative: The Metafictional Paradox. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, May 2013
Randall Kennedy (Harvard Law School). For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law. Pantheon, September 2013
Leon Lederman (Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy) and Christopher Hill (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory). Beyond the God Particle. Prometheus Books, October 2013
Diane Ravitch (New York University). Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools. Knopf, September 2013
Robert Rotberg (Harvard Kennedy School). Africa Emerges: Consummate Challenges, Abundant Opportunities. Polity, June 2013
Laurence Senelick (Tufts University). Stanislavsky: A Life in Letters. Routledge, October 2013
Ajit Varki (University of California, San Diego) and Danny Brower (University of Arizona). Denial: Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind. Twelve Books/Hachette Book Group, June 2013
Brenda Wineapple (New York, NY). Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848–1877. Harper, August 2013
Gavin Wright (Stanford University). Sharing the Prize: The Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution in the American South. Harvard University Press, February 2013
Fred E. Cohen (TPG; University of California, San Francisco) was elected to the Board of Directors of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Harvey V. Fineberg (Institute of Medicine) has been named Chairman of the Board of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
Annette Gordon-Reed (Harvard University) was appointed to the Board of the National Book Foundation.
Gwen Ifill (WETA) will anchor the PBS NewsHour with Judy Woodruff (PBS NewsHour).
Jane Lubchenco (Oregon State University) has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
Anthony W. Marx (New York Public Library) was appointed to the Board of the National Book Foundation.
James Moeser (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) was appointed interim Chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Judy Woodruff (PBS NewsHour) will anchor the PBS NewsHour with Gwen Ifill (WETA).
Jerry Pinkney (Jerry Pinkney Studio). Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney. Philadelphia Museum of Art through September 2013We invite all Fellows and Foreign Honorary Members to send notices about their recent and forthcoming publications, scientific findings, exhibitions and performances, and honors and prizes to firstname.lastname@example.org.