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Samuel Glasstone Award

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Established in 1969 when the late Dr. Samuel Glasstone contributed funds to the Society to be used specifically for an annual award to the outstanding Student Section of ANS. Dr. Glasstone's initial bequest specified that the award be given to that student section "which accomplished the most notable achievements in public service and the advancement of nuclear engineering." The Student Activities Committee of the Education, Training, Workforce, and Development Division (ETWDD) has interpreted this specification to emphasize stud ent section activities both for external persons or groups as well as the student section members themselves. For example, the first few awards were made to sections that established a working speakers bureau on nuclear subjects for local high schools, civic organizations, etc., as well as arranging a balanced program (of lectures, tours, attendance at student and national meetings, etc.) dir ected to advance the nuclear engineering understanding of section members. This award recognizes ANS student sections that have accomplished notable achievements in public service and the advancement of nuclear science and engineering.

All ANS student sections are eligible for the award. A written report of the section activities is required.

Submit reports in Word or Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format to with a copy to honors.. Recipient student sections will be announced at the ANS Annual Meeting President's Special Session.

Nomination Deadline: March 1 Extended Deadline May 1

Presented: After the Annual Meeting

For more information, please visit the Education, Training, Workforce and Development Division website or the Student Sections website


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