Nobel Prize http://wamc.org en My Name Is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl's Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize http://wamc.org/post/my-name-jody-williams-vermont-girls-winding-path-nobel-peace-prize <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From her modest beginnings to becoming the tenth woman--and third American woman--to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, Jody Williams is here to describe the ups and downs of her tumultuous and remarkable life.</span></p><p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 58769 at http://wamc.org My Name Is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl's Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize Herbert London: Further Proof the Nobel Peace Prize Is A Perverse Joke http://wamc.org/post/herbert-london-further-proof-nobel-peace-prize-perverse-joke <p></p><p>Just what is the Nobel Peace Prize committee up to? &nbsp;In giving the prize to the European Union (EU) the Norwegians comprising the decision making committee made themselves a laughing stockā€¦ again.&nbsp; In what sense, is this regional union an avatar for peace? This decision is comparable to giving an award to a committee held together with illusions.</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 17:27:11 +0000 Herbert London & Herbert London 53767 at http://wamc.org Midday Magazine - Dr. James Darnell jr. and Dr. Robert Roeder http://wamc.org/post/midday-magazine-dr-james-darnell-jr-and-dr-robert-roeder <p>The Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Bio-Medical Research will officially be awarded May 11th in Albany, but the winners of the prize have already been announced. Drs. James Darnell junior and Robert Roeder both with the Rockefeller University in New York City will share the award of $500,000, which is the largest monetary award in the U.S., second only to the Nobel Prize. Both men are being honored for their work to unlock the secrets of DNA, and RNA processing, that is how cells express their genetic information. Tue, 03 Apr 2012 19:53:16 +0000 36071 at http://wamc.org