Nomination deadline for UW–Madison CALS Honorary Recognition awards extended to May 8

The nomination deadline for the 2020 College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Honorary Recognition Award, Distinguished Service Award, and Distinguished Alumni Award has been extended to May 8. These are the highest honors awarded by the college, created to recognize individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and/or service in their career fields, their communities, the state or the nation in the areas of agriculture, natural resources or the life sciences.

Information for each award, a listing of past honorees and nomination forms are available at Please note that once an individual has received an award, that person may not be nominated for another CALS award for three years.

The 2020 Awards Banquet and Ceremony will be held Thursday, Oct. 15 in the Varsity Room at Union South. A reception will be held at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Please contact or (608) 262-1461 (leave a message) for additional information.