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2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Visionaries, pioneers and innovators among the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

March 8, 2016 — 
U of M graduates making a real difference in the lives of people around the globe

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Edward Lyons – 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Lifetime Achievement

Announcing the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Lifetime Achievement

March 4, 2016 — 
As a U of M medical student in the 1960s, Edward Lyons was among the first to use ultrasound to detect blood clots and brain tumours, and in the decades since became a global expert.

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Emmie Leung – 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Professional Achievement

Announcing the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement

March 3, 2016 — 
Coming to Winnipeg from Hong Kong on her own as a young student, Leung forged her own path, surviving off rice and Cheese Whiz.

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Hong Kong Alumni Association – 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Service to the University of Manitoba

Announcing the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Service to the University of Manitoba

March 2, 2016 — 
For more than three decades the group in Hong Kong—home to one of the largest alumni populations outside of North America—has celebrated their alma mater and the ways it shaped them

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Karen Beaudin – 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Community Service

Announcing the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Community Service

March 1, 2016 — 
As a tireless volunteer and proud Métis woman, Karen Beaudin champions Indigenous youth

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Gary Wong – 2016 Outstanding Young Alumni Award Recipient

Announcing the recipient of a 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Outstanding Young Alumni

February 29, 2016 — 
Gary Wong's findings not only conquered Ebola but inspired the development of antibody therapies for other deadly viruses, including HIV

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Diana Nicholson – 2016 Outstanding Young Alumni Award Recipient

Announcing the recipient of a 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Outstanding Young Alumni

February 29, 2016 — 
Diana Nicholson is unafraid to go where she’s needed most and work with people in crisis, including those surrounded by disease, disaster and armed conflict.

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Alumni

Looking back at a previous Distinguished Alumni

April 25, 2014 — 
He made an indelible mark on our city and society.

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