Please nominate friends and colleagues for the MIT Awards

February 20, 2020

To the members of the MIT community:

I am constantly inspired by the remarkable energy and ideas the MIT community generates, and the positive changes our students, staff, faculty, and postdocs dare to imagine and then make happen.

To recognize the excellence, innovation, and service of our friends and colleagues, I encourage you to submit a nomination for the 2020 MIT Awards. The awards celebrate MIT community members for their contributions to academics, teaching, the arts, athletics, leadership, entrepreneurship, community building, and public service. The recipients will be honored at the annual MIT Awards Convocation on May 8, 2020 from 4 to 6 pm in the Samberg Center (E52).

Visit the MIT Awards Convocation website to learn more about the variety of awards and the nomination process. Questions can be directed to

The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, March 20, 2020.

I hope you will take a moment to help us identify the people who make enduring contributions to our community.


Cynthia Barnhart