The director of FABI, Prof. Mike Wingfield, was informed during last week that he has been awarded the Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals for 2016, by his alma mater, the University of Minnesota. Prof. Wingfield did the research for his PhD at the University of Minnesota and was awarded the degree in 1983. More details about the reasons why he was selected for the award are provided on the website of the University of Minnesota. FABI congratulates Prof. Wingfield on this achievement and for holding the name of the University of Pretoria high internationally!