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Let the nominating begin

Nominations are now open for the 2011 MIT Awards Convocation
From left to right, MIT President Susan Hockfield, Compton Prize winner Catherine Melnikow '10, and Laya Wiesner Community Award winner Kimie Shirasaki at the 2010 Awards Convocation.
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From left to right, MIT President Susan Hockfield, Compton Prize winner Catherine Melnikow '10, and Laya Wiesner Community Award winner Kimie Shirasaki at the 2010 Awards Convocation.
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The Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Prize in the Visual Arts.
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The Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Prize in the Visual Arts.
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Professor Daniel Jackson, right, 2010 winner of the Bose Award for Excellence in Teaching, and his family.
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Professor Daniel Jackson, right, 2010 winner of the Bose Award for Excellence in Teaching, and his family.
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Provost L. Rafael Reif presents the 2010 Laya & Jerome B. Wiesner Student Art Award to Balaji Mani ’10.
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Provost L. Rafael Reif presents the 2010 Laya & Jerome B. Wiesner Student Art Award to Balaji Mani ’10.
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Dean for Student Life Chris Colombo presents the 2010 William L. Stewart Award to graduate student Alex Hamilton Chan.
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Dean for Student Life Chris Colombo presents the 2010 William L. Stewart Award to graduate student Alex Hamilton Chan.
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Judy Cole presents the 2010 Ronald E. McNair Scholarship Award to senior Aissata Nutzel.
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Judy Cole presents the 2010 Ronald E. McNair Scholarship Award to senior Aissata Nutzel.
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Nominations for MIT's annual Awards Convocation are being accepted now through Friday, March 18. Encompassing more than 30 awards across many areas and departments, the Awards Convocation honors those — including students, faculty and staff — who have made special contributions to the life of the MIT community.

The Awards Convocation is the largest awards ceremony at the Institute and features some of the most prestigious awards given by the Institute. MIT senior officers will present the awards to deserving recipients at the 2011 Awards Convocation, which will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, in 10-250.
To nominate students, faculty, staff, and other MIT community members, follow these easy steps:
  1. Read the award descriptions online at http://web.mit.edu/awards.
  2. Write a letter of nomination, describing why the nominee is worthy of the award.
  3. Submit nominations online at http://web.mit.edu/awards or by mail to W32-135.
For more information, to browse the awards descriptions and view previous recipients, visit the Awards Convocation website. Contact awards@mit.edu with any questions.

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