2016 Winners

Carol Banducci
Carol Banducci
(BCom 1982 UC)

Carol Banducci is Executive Vice-President and CFO of IAMGOLD Corporation. She plays a key role in driving the... Read more...

Prof. James Bassingthwaighte
(BA 1951 UC) (MD 1955 U of T) (PhD 1964 Mayo)

James Bassingthwaighte is a Professor of Bioengineering and Radiology at the University of Washington. An active... Read more...

The Hon. Sarmite Bulte
(BA 1974 UC)

Sarmite (Sam) Bulte is a lawyer and former politician. A former member of the UC Literary and Athletic Society, she... Read more...

Prof. Clarence Chant
(BA 1890 UC) (PhD 1908 Harvard) (LLD 1935 U of T) (d. 1956)

Clarence Chant, known as the father of Canadian astronomy, studied mathematics and physics at UC, earning a... Read more...

Dr. Norman Doidge
Dr. Norman Doidge
(BA 1978 UC) (MD 1983 U of T)

Norman Doidge, MD, is a psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, author, and poet. He studied classics and philosophy at UC and... Read more...

The Hon. Kathryn Feldman
The Hon. Kathryn Feldman
(BA 1970 UC) (LLB 1973 U of T)

Justice Kathryn Feldman of the Ontario Court of Appeal has distinguished herself as a jurist of the highest quality... Read more...

Dr. Graham Fraser
Dr. Graham Fraser
(BA 1968 UC) (MA 1973 U of T)

Graham Fraser was appointed Canada’s Commissioner of Official Languages in 2006. He has been a champion of... Read more...

Dr. Rose Geist
Dr. Rose Geist
(BSc 1969 UC) (MD 1975 U of T)

A pioneer in medical psychiatry, Rose Geist has established new care models that help patients with unexplained... Read more...

Urjo Kareda
Urjo Kareda
(BA 1966 UC) (MA 1967 U of T) (d. 2001)

Arts journalist, dramaturge, and theatre director Urjo Kareda was a key figure in Canadian film and theatre. Born... Read more...

Ilana Landsberg-Lewis
Ilana Landsberg-Lewis
(BA 1988 UC)

Human rights lawyer Ilana Landsberg-Lewis is the Executive Director and cofounder of the Stephen Lewis Foundation,... Read more...

Dr. Stephen Leacock
Dr. Stephen Leacock
(BA 1891 UC) (PhD 1903 Chicago) (d. 1944)

Beloved Canadian author Dr. Stephen Leacock was the best-known humorist in the English-speaking world from 1915 to... Read more...

Avi Lewis
Avi Lewis
(BA 1988 UC)

Documentary filmmaker and broadcaster Avi Lewis has made a career of advocating for social justice and... Read more...

Prof. Tashi Rabgey
Prof. Tashi Rabgey
(BA 1992 UC) (MA 1994 Oxford) (LLM 1995 Cambridge) (PhD 2011 Harvard)

Tashi Rabgey was the first Tibetan Rhodes Scholar. A former UC Literary and Athletic Society president, she... Read more...

Prof. Robert Schwartz
(BA 1982 UC) (PhD 1987 Jerusalem)

Robert Schwartz has made outstanding contributions to public health in Canada and beyond through his research and... Read more...

Prof. Mary Lynn Young
(BA 1988 UC) (MA 1996 UC) (PhD 2005 U of T)

Mary Lynn Young is an Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Journalism and Associate Dean, Communications... Read more...

Prof. Wai Haung Yu
(BSc 1991 UC) (MSc 1994 U of T) (PhD 2001 U of T)

Wai Haung (Ho) Yu is Assistant Professor in Clinical Pathology and Cell Biology at... Read more...