Nominations open for the 2013 Forward under 40 alumni awards

The Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) is currently accepting nominations for its annual Forward under 40 awards program.

Forward under 40 is WAA’s annual awards program that celebrates remarkable UW graduates under age 40 who are living the Wisconsin Idea — the inspiration for this honor. From business-savvy entrepreneurs and tech-smart engineers to grassroots organizers and energetic educators, WAA has shared the inspiring stories of young Badgers for the last five years.

Now WAA is looking for the next group of outstanding honorees. If you or someone you know is worthy of this award, please submit your nomination at by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, 2012. Recipients will be notified in November 2012 and featured in a special publication in March 2013.

For more details about the awards program and to view last year’s recipients, visit Please direct questions to WAA at or call (608) 262-2551.