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Internationally renowned authority on mineralogy and crystallography, Riddell Faculty of Earth, Environment and Resources professor Frank Hawthorne was promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada

Riddell Faculty of Earth, Environment and Resources professor Frank Hawthorne was promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada.

Alumni and faculty appointed to the Order of Canada

On Dec. 29, 2017, Gov. Gen. Julie Payette announced 125 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new list includes five graduates of the University of Manitoba.

The Order of Canada recognizes dedication to the community, outstanding achievement and service to the nation.

In addition to the five alumni who were were appointed as Members of the Order of Canada, one faculty member was promoted to Companion, the Order’s highest recognition.

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Partners in the North

Over the ten-year history of the Riddell Faculty, numerous working relationships with organizations, communities, and institutions in Canada’s North have been developed. Two important partnerships, with the University College of the North (UCN) and the Northern Manitoba Mining Academy (NMMA), seek to provide greater access to training and educational opportunities for northern Manitobans.

Arctic Research, community engagement, Environment and Geography, Environment Earth and Resources, Geological sciences,

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