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Pickard Award

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Awarded date1 Nov 2018
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsHarvard University
Awarded at eventHarvard Pickard Lecture


The gifts of colleagues, students, and friends of David Pickard establish the David K. Pickard Memorial Endowment Fund. This fund celebrates the memory of David K. Pickard, who served as a junior faculty member in the Harvard Statistics Department from 1977 to 1985. Professor Pickard was known for his outstanding teaching, having won two major Harvard-wide teaching awards: the Phi Beta Kappa Prize in 1982 and the Levenson Prize in 1984. Income from this fund shall support a biennial lecture by an outstanding university faculty member on a topic to do with teaching and pedagogy.