The Aurum Awards celebrate outstanding Dalhousie alumni who are making a difference in their communities and around the world. The awards recognize alumni for their achievements in research and innovation, community engagement and leadership, and contributions to the social, cultural and economic well-being of society.

Meet this year’s Aurum Award winners and read their inspiring stories to learn how they are helping to build a better world. Watch a video about this year’s winners.

Bryan Langlands (MArch’92)

Bryan Langlands (MArch’92)

“I never knew that, as an architect, I could have an such an impact or shape the delivery of care across the country. [It] is what excites me most about my work.”
— Bryan Langlands (MArch’92)

 

Glori Meldrum (BComm’95)

Glori Meldrum (BComm’95)

“I took my pain and turned it into good. And everyone is capable of doing the same.”
— Glori Meldrum (BComm’95)

 

Chief Sidney Peters (Dip Tech Agriculture’84)

Chief Sidney Peters (Dip Tech Agriculture'84)

“That is what I’d like to see—a future where we do not have to depend on others and our people no longer feel second class or afraid to move forward.”
— Chief Sidney Peters (Dip Tech Agriculture’84)

 

Patricia Lingley-Pottie (BN’88/PhD’11)

Patricia Lingley-Pottie (BN’88, PhD’11)

” I hope we continue to expand [and] we are cognzied not just as pioneers in pediatric virtual emtnal health services but also family-focused and adult virtual services.”
— Patricia Lingley-Pottie (NB’88, PhD’11)

 

Sheila Ray (BA’77, LLB’80)

Sheila Ray (BA’77, LLB’80)

“Every day there is something else I can do…in my Jewish faith there is the concept of tikkun olam—repairing the world. You have to contribute to that.”
— Justice Sheila Ray (BA’77, LLB’80)