Nominations open for Awards Convocation


At MIT, you get to witness greatness on a daily basis; now is your chance to make sure the outstanding people and projects at MIT get the recognition they deserve.

The deadline for nominations for the 2007 Awards Convocation is March 23. The process is below:

1. Read some of the award descriptions at web.mit.edu/awards/.

2. Write a nomination letter.

3. Send to awards@mit.edu.

4. Attend the Convocation on Wednesday, May 9 at 4 p.m.

Awards include:

  • William L. Stewart Awards, presented to students who have made outstanding contributions to extracurricular activities.
  • Karl Taylor Compton Prize, awarded to students in recognition of citizenship and devotion to the welfare of MIT.
  • Gordon Y. Billard Award, presented for special service of outstanding merit performed for the Institute.
  • Laya Wiesner Community Award, presented to a member or friend of the MIT community for enhancing life at the Institute.

Read the full descriptions of all the awards at
web.mit.edu/awards/browse/students-grad.html and web.mit.edu/awards/browse/faculty-staff.html.

For more information, please contact Fran Miles by e-mail at fmiles@mit.edu or by phone at x3-7546.


Topics: Awards, honors and fellowships

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