Jun 15, 2021 Applications are now open for the McMahon-Pleiad Prize. The deadline for submissions is July 16, 2021. The McMahon-Pleiad Prize honors Trustee Emeritus John J. McMahon Jr. and recognizes his family’s contributions to The University of Alabama System and our state. The prize of $75,000 will be awarded to an eligible member of the faculty or staff of UA, UAB, UAH, and UAB Medicine. The preferred goals of the McMahon-Pleiad Prize are to fund worthy projects that will have a lasting and substantial impact upon UA System institutions, especially projects that will incentivize innovation and promote the integrity and excellence of the System. Details and the application may be found at https://uasystem.edu/board/the-mcmahon-pleiad-prize.