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Press Release: Dr. Jan Karski Receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom

May 29, 2012

President Barack Obama awarded today the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Dr. Jan Karski. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is America’s highest civilian honor. »

Georgetown University, Polish Consulate celebrate “Jan Karski Week”

May 7, 2012

The Windy City rolled out the red carpet to celebrate what amounted to “Jan Karski Week.” »

First Jan Karski Day Celebrated with Obama Announcement

April 30, 2012

The Polish Consulate in New York hosted the first annual Jan Karski Day at its exquisite de LaMar Mansion on 37th and Madison on April 24 with an exclusive and moving event, the highlight of which was the showing of President Obama's April 23 announcement that he would award Jan Karski with a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom later in the year. »

Dr. Jan Karski to Receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom

April 23, 2012

President Barack Obama announced today at the US Memorial Holocaust Museum that the late Dr. Jan Karski will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom later this year. »

The Jan Karski Curriculum Study Initiative

April 12, 2012

An interesting study has been done to see to what extent information about Jan Karski is being used in University and other educational settings. The study was conducted by Jan Karski Centennial Campaign Intern Holly Robertson and Nina Solarz, a retired executive and volunteer to the Campaign. »

Washington, New York Meetings Advance Campaign

March 18, 2012

Jan Karski US Campaign Director Wanda Urbanska recently met with Jacek Nowakowski, chief of Arts & Artifacts & Curatorial Affairs at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, in Washington, DC to discuss points of cooperation on the Karski Campaign. »

New Steering Committee Member Joins: Michal H. Mrozek

March 16, 2012

The Campaign is happy to announce that Michał H. Mrożek has joined the Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign Steering Committee. »

Polonia Reception Attended by Director and Committee

March 4, 2012

Jan Karski US Campaign Director Wanda Urbanska, Steering Committee member Gen. Edward Rowny, and Webmaster Jane Robbins attended a reception in Washington, DC with many other Polish Americans. »

Two New Steering Committee Members Announced

February 25, 2012

Two distinguished gentlemen have joined the Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign as Steering Committee members. General Edward Rowny and Przemysław Krych. »

US Campaign Meets with Polish Senate and Other Diplomats in Warsaw

February 20, 2012

A presentation about the Jan Karski International Centennial Campaign before a group of Polish Senators and leading political and cultural figures was the high point of a recent four-trip to Warsaw for Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign Director Wanda Urbanska. »

Polish Senate Briefed on Jan Karski

February 16, 2012

A new article in the News from Poland documents recent activities in the Polish Senate in learning about and honoring Jan Karski. »

The Polish American Congress is new Campaign Partner

February 3, 2012

Frank J. Spula, President of the Polish American Congress, has announced support for the Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign. The Polish American Congress is a federation of more than 3,000 Polish American organizations, clubs, and veterans’ groups. »

New York Meetings Advance Karski Campaign

January 29, 2012

Jan Karski U.S. Centennial Campaign Director Wanda Urbanska recently returned from a week in New York City where she and her partners mapped out Campaign strategy for 2012. On Jan. 17, Ms. Urbanska met with Steering Committee member Bob Billingsley and Ewa Wierzynska of the Polish History Museum in Warsaw, to discuss the Georgetown University-Karski Centennial Campaign partnership. »

The Campaign featured in AIPC

January 26, 2012

The American Institute of Polish Culture, which is located in Miami, Florida, is celebrating their 40th anniversary this year. The founder of this wonderful organization is Lady Blanka A. Rosenstiel. »

US Campaign Director Meets with Directors of The Jan Karski Institute

December 30, 2011

Jan Karski US Centennial Campaign Director Wanda Urbanska held a very productive meeting this week with Kaya Ploss, formerly the Executive Director of the Jan Karski Institute, and Waldemar Izdebski, Program Director of the Institute. »

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