Thursday, August 6, 2015

Nominations sought for UK Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement

Dr. George C. Wright, center, with UK Provost Tim Tracy, left,
and President Eli Capilouto. Wright received the 2015
UK Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 UK Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement. UK Libraries will accept nominations postmarked or sent electronically through August 14, 2015. 

The UK Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement, one of UK's most prestigious awards, was first awarded in 1990 to recognize high intellectual achievement by Kentuckians and to encourage education and promote creative thought. Final selection of the Medallion recipient is determined by the UK Libraries National Advisory Board. 

Candidates, either a person or group, may be nominated with completion of the application and a nominating statement that describes the intellectual achievement realized in a scientific, artistic, literary, social, or humanitarian field; significance of the achievement; and endorsements or verification of the work. 

Members of the general public are welcome to submit nominations. More information is online, along with the 2016 nomination form

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