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 guided 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.
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.
|06/22/22||University of Illinois Chancellor Dr. Robert Jones joins the World Food Prize Foundation Council of Advisors|
|06/16/22||World Food Prize Foundation Selects Seven Students for Prestigious George Washington Carver Internship Program|
|06/01/22||Prof. Louise O. Fresco, President, and Wageningen University and Research receive prestigious Norman E. Borlaug Medallion|
|05/19/22||2022 World Food Prize Laureate to Discuss the Future of Food and Climate During "Live with the Laureate"|
|05/05/22||2022 World Food Prize Awarded to NASA Climate Scientist|