J. Tuzo Wilson Distinguished Alumni Award

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Congratulations to our 2021 J. Tuzo Wilson Distinguished Alumni Award winner Claire Carver-Dias (BA 2002)

This year’s award ceremony will take place on:
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM EDT
Online via YouTube Live (open to all!)

To register for the event and to learn more about this year’s winner Claire Carver-Dias, click here. 


J. Tuzo Wilson Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes outstanding alumni for their dedication to both enriching the lives of others through community service and achieving a level of distinction in their professional field.

Named in recognition of the former principal of U of T Mississauga (1967-1974) who achieved worldwide acclaim for his contributions to the theory of plate tectonics, the award acknowledges the impact of Wilson's exceptional professional achievements and his service to the University.

Recipients of the J. Tuzo Wilson Distinguished Alumni Award are alumni leaders and volunteers who impact and enrich the lives of others through their involvement with community service and demonstrate excellence and high distinction in their chosen profession.

Past recipients:

2019 - Warren Edgar (BA 1987)
2018 - Dario Di Censo (BCom 1988)
2017 - Sven Spengemann (B.Sc. 1990)
2016 - Nykolaj F. Kuryluk (B.Sc. 1989)
2015 - Kirstine Stewart (BA 1988)
2014 - Walter J. Schneider (BA 1976)

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