Nomination deadline extended to Oct. 1 for honorary degrees, university medals, distinguished service awards

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The University of Colorado Board of Regents along with faculty members from each campus award individuals with honorary degrees, university medals and distinguished service awards each year. To nominate someone, the deadline has been extended to Oct. 1

Honorary degrees, the highest awards CU can bestow, recognize outstanding achievement in one or more of the following areas: intellectual contributions, university service, public service and/or philanthropy. 

University medals are awarded in recognition of those persons whose achievements and contributions are particularly associated with the university. 

Distinguished service awards are awarded in recognition of achievements and contributions particularly associated with the state and/or nation.