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Group photo above includes (from left) Hendrik Poinar, professor, Anthropology; Kelly Worton, senior development officer; Megan Brickley, professor, Anthropology; Paul Grossman, director of major and planned giving; Patrick Dean, McMaster President; Tracy Prowse, associate professor, Anthropology; Rob Koloshuk; Victor Koloshuk; Barb Koloshuk; Ann Herring, professor emeritus; Anthropology; Tina Moffat, associate professor and chair, Anthropology; Laura Lockau, Shelley Saunders Scholarship recipient; Mary Williams, vice-president, University Advancement; Jeremiah Hurley, dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences.

$1M gift from Victor Koloshuk to support graduate students in Anthropology

Victor Koloshuk and his family were on campus this week for a celebration in recognition of his recent gift of more than $1-million to McMaster’s Department of Anthropology, which brings the Koloshuk family’s combined giving to $1.6-million.

Apr 19, 2018

Victor Koloshuk and his family were on campus this week for a celebration in honour of his recent gift of more than $1-million to McMaster’s Department of Anthropology. It’s a gift that brings the Koloshuk family’s combined giving to $1.6-million.

The gift – the largest in the Department’s history – was made by Koloshuk in honour of his late wife Shelley Saunders, a McMaster researcher, beloved teacher and internationally renowned biological anthropologist.

The gift enhances the Shelley Saunders Scholarships in Anthropology, now known as the Shelley Saunders/Koloshuk Family Scholarship, which is aimed at attracting and supporting top tier graduate students from Canada and around the world in the field of skeletal and physical anthropology...

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