Wpg Free Press: I’ll take ‘Winnipegger who made it onto Jeopardy’ for $200, Alex
July 20, 2017 —
As the Winnipeg Free Press reports on our alumnus and faculty member:
A Winnipeg university instructor took his questions from the classroom to the Los Angeles set of Jeopardy recently in what he calls “the experience of a lifetime.”
George Buri [PhD/09], who teaches history at the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg, was one of 400 successful applicants in a pool of over 70,000….
Buri flew to the studio in April and competed in the pre-taping of an episode that will air Friday night. He can’t comment on the results until then.