Who was Mrs. Killam and how did she influence a Nobel Prize winner?
Halifax's Chronicle Herald published two Killam related articles today . . .
The first describels an amazing woman, the phenomenal Mrs. Killam, who was very much her own person and a presence to be reckoned with, even after her husband's death. Read more about this amzaing lady here and keep in mind that the 50's and 60's was a very different landscape for women than the one we're living today!
The second article relies on the memory of Canada's most recent Nobel Prize winner - Dr. Art McDonald - who had the opportunity to meet Mrs. Killam and explain a bit of his research to her. Art went on to receive two Canada Council Killam Awards - the Killam Research Fellowship and the Killam Prize, before his Nobel Prize win in 2015. Read more here.