SFU announces 2019 Honorary Degree recipients

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Published: 19Mar2019

Canada’s first female general surgeon of First Nations descent, a cultural visionary, and a co-founder of Vancouver’s Amnesty International chapter are among 10 distinguished individuals to receive honorary degrees in 2019 from Simon Fraser University.

During the spring convocation ceremonies June 11-14, SFU will confer honorary degrees. One being to Dr. Joe Schwarcz, a McGill University professor and award-winning chemist whose passion for his subject, and for science in general, extends to interpreting and teaching science through informative and entertaining public lectures, media appearances, and numerous books.

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Contact: 
Joe Schwarcz
Email: 
Joe.Schwarcz [at] McGill.ca