Selection process

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Solicitation of supporting material

Eligible nominees for the Distinguished Research Award will receive a letter of notification from the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. They will be asked to submit supporting documents in electronic form to the Office of  Academic Affairs.


  • The awardee will attend and be recognized at the UW Tacoma awards ceremony
  • The awardee will be expected to deliver a talk on her or his research or creative activity the following fall quarter
  • The talk will be open to the campus community and the public
  • The awardee will chair the Distinguished Research Award Committee the year after receiving the award