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UW–Madison CALS invites nominations for Honorary Recognition, Distinguished Service and Distinguished Alumni awards

Nominations are now open for the 2020 College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Honorary Recognition Award, Distinguished Service Award and Distinguished Alumni Award. These are the highest honors awarded by the college, recognizing individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to their communities, their chosen career fields, and the citizens of the state and the nation.

Information for each award, a listing of past honorees and nomination forms are available at Nominations are due April 10, 2020.

As you consider possible nominees, think about those individuals who have demonstrated leadership and been an inspiration to others in agriculture, natural resources, and/or the life sciences. Please note that once an individual has received an award, that person may not be nominated for another CALS award for three years.

Honorees will be recognized at an Awards Banquet and Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 15 in Varsity Hall at Union South. A reception will be held at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Please contact 608-262-1461 or for additional information.