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President Bush Announces 2005 and 2006 Laureates of National Medals of Science and Technology


Excerpt from press release:
"President George W. Bush announced the recipients of the nation's highest honor for science and technology, naming the recipients of the 2006 National Medals of Science and Technology.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) administers the prestigious award program, which was established by Congress in 1959. It honors individuals for pioneering scientific research in a range of fields, including physical, biological, mathematical, social, behavioral and engineering sciences, that enhances our understanding of the world and leads to innovations and technologies that give the United States its global economic edge.

President Bush will present 2006 and 2005 Laureates with National Medals of Science and Technology during a White House awards ceremony on Friday, July 27, 2007."

Hyman Bass of the Learning Mathematics for Teaching MSP, has been named a 2006 National Medal of Science Laureate. For a complete list of Laureates, click the link above.