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UW-Madison CALS invites nominations for honorary recognition, service and alumni awards

The University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences invites nominations for its 2014 Honorary Recognition Award, Distinguished Service Award and Distinguished Alumni Award. These are the highest honors bestowed by the college.

– The Honorary Recognition Award was first offered in 1909 and has been presented to 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, first offered in In 1994,recognizes CALS faculty and staff members for commendable 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.

The awards will be presented at a banquet in Madison in October.

Nomination information for each award and a listing of past honorees is available at  Nominations are due May 23. Please contact for additional information.

For more information: Kara Luedtke, (608) 890-2999,