Do you wish to create a more inclusive research environment that contributes to eliminating the systemic barriers that limit diverse participation in advancing knowledge and research? The Research Office is offering a new resource – EDI in Research – that brings together frameworks, models, and tools about equity, diversity and inclusion in research to help you navigate these issues.
A team of three Common Law JD candidates for 2022, Ayushi Dave, Ritesh Kotak, and Ryan Mosoff, has won the Harley Finkelstein Entrepreneurship Challenge! The competition, endowed by Harley Finkelstein, joint J.D. & MBA, ‘09 and President of Shopify, was designed to develop the entrepreneurial mindset that is critical to leadership, helping students to become better leaders, lawyers, and entrepreneurs.
The Faculty of Law Common Law Section is pleased to welcome Gladys Osien, JD '19, as Black Legal Mentor in Residence for 2021-22. She will be working with the Black Law Students’ Association to support their activities for the upcoming year.
The Honourable Doug Downey, Attorney General of Ontario, announced the appointment of Alex Ilchenko, LLB ’91, to the Superior Court of Justice, Toronto Region, effective August 12, 2021. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1993.
Congratulations to University of Ottawa Common Law alumnus Thomas E. Ullyett, LLB ’85, who has received the 2021 Canadian Bar Association (CBA)’s Louis Saint-Laurent Award of Excellence! This is the CBA’s highest award, presented in recognition of a lifetime of outstanding service and professional achievement for the benefit of the legal profession. This honour acknowledges the breadth and scope of Ulyett’s achievements and contributions.