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CALS seeks nominations for honorary recognition, alumni and service awards

The University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences invites nominations for its 2013 Honorary Recognition Award, Distinguished Service Award, and Distinguished Alumni Award. The awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated leadership and been an inspiration to others in agriculture, natural resources and/or the life sciences.

The Honorary Recognition Award was first presented in 1909 and has been bestowed on more than 500 individuals for outstanding service and leadership in the areas of agriculture, life sciences, natural resources and social science. The Distinguished Service Award, established in 1994, recognizes a CALS faculty and staff member for meritorious service to the college and university, to citizens of Wisconsin, and to people around the nation and the world. The Distinguished Alumni Award, introduced in 2009, recognizes a CALS alumna or alumnus with a career of outstanding achievement through extraordinary contributions to one’s chosen field or an exemplary record of public service.

Nomination information for each award and a listing of past honorees is available at  Nominations are due May 24, 2013.