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Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Distinguished Alumni Awards recognize graduates who have achieved outstanding accomplishments in their professional and personal lives, and who have been an inspiration to fellow alumni, current students and the community, both close to home and around the globe.

Nominations are now closed for the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Recipients of the University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Awards are graduates who have made significant contributions in their personal and/or professional lives in the following five categories:

For more information on the award categories and criteria, please download a copy of the Distinguished Alumni Award Terms of Reference.




The Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration of Excellence took place on May 5, 2016. Read stories and view photo and video highlights below.


Recent Distinguished Alumni Awards Stories

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Top stories of 2016

Stories highlighting the success of our students and showcasing the global impact of our faculty, alumni and researchers

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