The Michael A. Olivas Award for Outstanding Leadership in Diversity and Mentoring in the Legal Academy will be awarded to the AALS faculty member who most vividly exemplifies Professor Olivas’s devotion to mentoring and diversity. The recipient will be a faculty member with an outstanding record of mentoring junior and aspiring faculty from underrepresented communities and otherwise promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity in the legal academy.
Fulltime faculty members without tenure at the time of the work’s publication, including those with fellowships, visiting assistant professorships, or similar positions, are eligible. The work may be on any topic related to administrative law, although the award selection committee may favor works with greater general applicability. Any substantial scholarly work, whether a law review article, monograph, or chapter, published in the previous year is eligible.
This inaugural award honors the contributions, service, and leadership of a scholar in legal education and the legal profession with a non-tenured law school faculty member or law school faculty member with less than 10 years’ experience. The recipient is someone who has great potential to make a mark during their career as evidenced by work that brings a novel perspective or call for action in legal education or the legal profession for aging populations.
The purpose of this Section’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award is to honor an individual who has had a distinguished career of teaching, service, and scholarship in aging and the law for at least 20 years. The recipient should be someone who has impacted law students, the legal community, the academy, and/or the issues that affect the aging population through mentoring, writing, speaking, activism, and/or by providing opportunities to others.
This award is designed to honor an individual for outstanding contributions to the promotion of well-being in legal education. The awardee serves as a model of Balance & Well-being Section ideals, develops innovative programming that integrates this work into curricular or co-curricular offerings, contributes to academic scholarship in the field, and regularly serves the Section, their law school and greater legal community by providing access to well-being programming and/or services.
The purpose of the award program is to recognize outstanding scholarship in the field of federal courts by untenured faculty members. Eligible authors are those who are untenured, full-time faculty members at AALS member or affiliate schools, and have not previously won the award.
• The Hart-Dworkin Award in Legal Philosophy is given annually to a scholar who has made significant and lasting contributions to the philosophical understanding of law
• The Jurisprudence Section Article Award is given annually to a tenured or tenure-track scholar in recognition of an exceptional philosophical work of legal scholarship
• The Future Promise Award is given annually to a pre-tenure-track or early tenure-track scholar whose work reflects future promise in both philosophy and law
This award recognizes an individual in the section who has made a significant and/or long-term contribution to (a) the use of technology to enhance teaching; and/or (b) preparing students to use technology effectively in their learning and future practice; and/or (c) equipping students to create technology to improve our legal system (including improving access to legal information and services).
This award honors an individual who has had a distinguished career of teaching, service, and scholarship for at least 20 years. The recipient should be someone who has impacted women, the legal community, the academy, and the issues that affect women through mentoring, writing, speaking, activism, and by providing opportunities to others.
The American Council of Learned Societies invites research proposals from scholars in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences. ACLS invites applications from scholars pursuing research on topics grounded in any time period, world region, or humanistic methodology. ACLS aims to select fellows who are broadly representative of the variety of humanistic scholarship across all fields of study.
The goal of this competition, hosted by the Berkeley Center for Law and Business, is to highlight current legal research in ESG (environmental, social, and governance) issues and bring together leading legal scholars, practitioners, and investors. To encourage all scholars to participate, we will award one prize to a junior scholar (that have completed up to seven years since their first tenure-track appointment) and one prize to a senior scholar (that have completed 8 or more years since their first tenure-track appointment).
The International Law Book Award recognizes a book that excels in originality, significance and rigor in the broadly defined field of international law. The ILAW Book Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of international law.
This award recognizes one senior faculty member (post-tenure or middle-to-late career if not in a tenure line) each year. Honorees (who must be affiliated with a Campus Compact member institution) are recognized for exemplary engaged scholarship, including leadership in advancing students’ civic learning, conducting community-based research, fostering reciprocal community partnerships, building institutional commitments to service-learning and civic engagement, and other means of enhancing higher education’s contributions to the public good.
The Chancellor’s Entrepreneurial Achievement Awards recognize UW innovators and alumni who further the Wisconsin Idea through outstanding accomplishments in entrepreneurship. Honorees have achieved great entrepreneurial success that contributes to economic growth and social good, offers models for the UW community, and inspires the campus culture of entrepreneurship.
These awards acknowledge and honor women of color among UW-Madison faculty, staff, students (undergraduate or post-baccalaureate) and in the greater Madison community, who have made outstanding contributions in one or more of the following areas:
• social justice, activism and advocacy on behalf of disadvantaged, marginalized populations
• community service
• scholarly research, writing, speaking and/or teaching on race, ethnicity and indigeneity in U.S. society, and
• community building on- or off-campus, to create an inclusive and respectful environment for all
These awards recognize people, units, and initiatives whose work has fostered greater access and success for students from historically underrepresented and disadvantaged populations at UW System campuses.
Nominees’ work must demonstrate:
• Sustainable positive impact on equity and diversity, leading to positive university change
• Accountability demonstrated through routine assessment and use of feedback loops to promote forward movement on equity and diversity goals
• Intersections across multiple dimensions of diversity
• Collaborations with other units, departments, or communities, both within the university and beyond
The submission deadline is September 28, 2022. Each campus may only submit one individual and one program/unit to the System. This call for nominations is seeking submissions to become UW–Madison’s nominees to the System.
There are numerous WLA awards recognizing outstanding service by libraries, librarians, and support staff. Includes Library of the Year award, Muriel Fuller Award, Special Service Award, Paralibrarian Award, and Librarian of the Year Award.