In 1970 Norman E. Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for a lifetime of work to feed a hungry world.
The entire renovation process of the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates was completed under historic preservation standards.
We are open to the public for tours, free of charge, on the following days and times unless noted.
Tuesdays: 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12-noon & 1:30 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
A stained glass globe in the Ruan Laureates room illustrates 12 areas where food production and agriculture originated.
The Hall of Laureates has been awarded LEED Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, the highest possible rating for leadership in energy efficiency and environmental design.
|10/19/18||World Food Prize Presents Inaugural “Inspiring the Next Generation” Award to ISU Associate Dean David Acker|
|10/19/18||World Food Prize Honors Two Students with Prestigious Internship Awards|
|10/15/18||World Food Prize Week 2018: “Rise to the Challenge”|
|09/26/18||2018 Robert D. Ray Iowa SHARES Humanitarian Award Honors Those Who Led the Campaign Saving Thousands of Victims of the Cambodian Genocide|
|09/21/18||World Food Prize Foundation to Announce Recipient of 2018 Robert D. Ray Iowa SHARES Humanitarian Award|