The survivors of the sinking of the R.M.S. Titanic had not even arrived in New York City before the United States Senate convened an inquiry into the disaster. The chairman of the hearing, Michigan Senator William Alden Smith (1859-1932), had been a champion of improved railroad safety in the United States, and he wanted to hear the survivors’ testimony while it was…
The Kavli Prize prize focus on the science of the greatest physical dimensions of space and time, the science of the smallest dimensions of systems of atoms and molecules, and the science of the most complex systems, especially living organisms.
The 1914 invasion of Belgium in the opening days of World War I brought international condemnation upon Germany and set off widespread campaigns of anti-German propaganda throughout Europe and the United States.
Medalcraft Mint produced some of the world’s most distinguished awards medals, and among them, none are more distinguished than the Presidential Inaugural medals. Medallic Art has designed and minted the Inaugural medals for eleven U.S. Presidents, selections of which are in the gallery below. We have designed and produced more of America’s official Presidential Inaugural medals than any other mint
The duPont - Columbia Awards uphold the highest standards in journalism by honoring winners annually, informing the public about those journalists' contributions and supporting journalism education and innovation, thereby cultivating a collective spirit for the profession.
The George Foster Peabody Awards medals recognize distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by TV and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals, and the world wide web. The awards program was named for George Foster Peabody, a native Georgian, industrialist, financier and major benefactor of the University of Georgia, which administers the awards medals.
The Maria Moors Cabot Prizes are the oldest international awards in journalism and were founded in 1938. The prizes recognize journalists and news organizations with a distinguished body of work that has contributed to Inter¬-American understanding and honoring reporting on Latin America and the Caribbean.
The National Medal of Science is an honor bestowed by the President of the United States to individuals in science and engineering who have made important contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of behavioral and social sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics.
In the United States, receiving the Randolph Caldecott Medal is the highest honor an artist can achieve for children’s book illustration. Established in 1937, this medal is given to the artist who has created the most distinguished picture book of the previous year. It accompanies the prestigious Newbery Medal which is awarded for the most distinguished American children’s book published…
The obverse of the medal bears a portrait of Run Run Shaw and the English and traditional Chinese name of the prize. The reverse bears the year, category, name of the winner and a Chinese quotation of philosopher Xun Zi, which translates into ‘Grasp the law of nature and make use of it’. The medal is 66 mm, 24K Gold…