University of Manitoba

Alexa McAdam

Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute
Nominated by: 
Dorothy Herr
Nominated in: 
2012
Program: 
Science
Winnipeg, MB
Blog posts: 

Water Issues in First Nations Communities

#InternationalWaterDay

It’s surprising how much I can do before getting to work in the morning: showering, brushing my teeth, laundry, eating breakfast, drinking te

– by Alexa McAdam • Schulich Leader at University of Manitoba

I would like to introduce to you

Winter 2014/2015

I would like to introduce to you Laura O’Brien, my high school biology teacher, and one of the main reasons I am studying gene

– by Alexa McAdam • Schulich Leader at University of Manitoba

Broadened Perspective

Summer 2014

Looking back over the winter and spring I am overwhelmed by the opportunities I've had to learn and grow.

– by Alexa McAdam • Schulich Leader at University of Manitoba

After a summer well spent....

Fall 2013

After a summer well spent, I was prepared to dive into another year of studies at the University of Manitoba.

– by Alexa McAdam • Schulich Leader at University of Manitoba
Alexa McAdam

A promise of new challenges

Spring 2013

I returned to the University of Manitoba for the winter term refreshed and with renewed excitement.

– by Alexa McAdam • Schulich Leader at University of Manitoba

Campus is a small city of which I am a proud citizen

Winter 2012

The first day of university had been an event of great anticipation for me.

– by Alexa McAdam • Schulich Leader at University of Manitoba

Q&A with
Alexa
:

What STEM area are you studying starting in Fall 2012?

Science

What is your favourite inspirational quote?

"If a man loses pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured, or far away." (Henry David Thoreau, Walden or Life in the Woods)

What is a little known fact about yourself?

I am an avid Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter fan!

Why do you think you make a great Schulich Leader?

 I am passionately driven to discover more about the world which surrounds me and dream of applying that knowledge in ways which will benefit others.