Nominations for Academic Staff Excellence Awards

Would you like to see a colleague recognized for their hard work, dedication and general excellence? Nominate them for a UW–Madison Academic Staff Excellence Award! Ten prestigious awards in eight categories will be awarded this year to academic staff members.

Included this year is the newly created WISCIENCE Lillian Tong Teaching Award. This award will celebrate UW–Madison science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medical (STEMM) faculty and academic staff educators.

The awards are presented at a ceremony in the spring and all awardees receive a plaque and monetary stipend.

Review the award descriptions and nomination guidelines and submit your nomination by January 29, 2024!

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