The Loomis Goldberg
Foundation carries on the tradition of educator and philanthropist Dr.
Loomis Goldberg, honoring him by selecting each year one pioneering
educator whose lecture-performance is deemed "a significant and lasting
value to the cultural and intellectual fabric of our world."
nominees each year are among the most remarkable figures from the
forefront of education and communication from across the globe. The Loomis
Goldberg Award always seeks those gifted Lecture-Performers who convey
innovation, daring, depth, and passion to their areas of expertise.
This year's nominees are among the strongest in the history of the
Dr. Frank Wilczek, MIT
The Lightness of
Being: Mass, Ether, and the Unification of Forces.
Tomasello, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology,
Origins of Human Communication.
Preston Maxley, San
Fernando Valley Life Studies Institute
Congratulations to this year's remarkable nominees.