The following five alumni were recently elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada, the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and sciences:
Terry Cook, ’69 BA, an adjunct professor at the University of Manitoba, who has shaped and defined the field of archival studies as a distinct academic pursuit;
Candace Savage, ’71 BA, a creative writer and author of more than two-dozen books;
Colin A. Chapman, ’81 BSc, ’83 MA, ’87 PhD, a leading Canadian figure in tropical ecology and conservation at McGill University;
Michel Desjardins, ’72 BA, whose University of Montreal team has made ground-breaking discoveries that have been published in prestigious scientific journals; and
Donald Bruce Dingwell, ’84 PhD, a respected researcher in experimental geosciences at the University of Munich.