Meet Vanier Scholar Deirdre Khan

Wed, 20 Sep 2017

Deirdre Khan is still bothered by a question that was asked of her the first time she was in kindergarten (“it’s worth noting that I had to repeat kindergarten”). What do you want to be? Khan said unicorn. Told it wasn’t a job, she then said, “witch.” “And [the teacher]…


Dr. Henry G. Friesen appointed Distinguished Fellow of CAHS

Tue, 19 Sep 2017

Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) has announced that Henry G. Friesen C.C., OM, MD, FRSC, FRCP(C), FCAHS, has been appointed a Distinguished Fellow, the highest honour awarded by the Academy. A Distinguished Fellow of the CAHS is someone whose accomplishments are considered of such high distinction that only a…


2017 Schulich Leader: Shayna Timmerman

Wed, 13 Sep 2017

There’s usually a huge smile on Shayna Timmerman’s face. It’s hard to imagine why there wouldn’t be. The graduate of Treherne Collegiate in Treherne, Manitoba is one of 50 Canadian students who received the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarship in 2017. This fall, thanks to the Schulich Foundation, Timmerman is entering…