University of Ottawa Chancellor and Faculty of Law alumnus Calin Rovinescu (LL.B. 1980), Honourary Doctorate Recipient Cindy Blackstock (D.U. 2018) and Sharon Sholzberg-Gray, Advisory Committee member for the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics have been appointed to the Order of Canada.
The Faculty of Common Law, University of Ottawa is delighted to announce and extends warm congratulations to alumna Samantha Biglou (J.D. 2013), who has been confirmed as the incoming Chair of the Ontario Bar Association's Small Solo Firm & General Practice Section.
Dean Adam Dodek has announced the appointment of Professor Tony VanDuzer as the new Hyman Soloway Chair in Business and Trade Law, a post he will occupy for the next two years. Professor VanDuzer takes over the Soloway Chair from Professor Debra Steger who completes her two-year tenure on June 30, 2018.
Faculty of Law, Common Law alumni Katie Black (J.D. 2009) and Pierre Richard (LL.B. 1970) were officially inducted into the Common Law Honour Society on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.
Professor François Larocque has been awarded the Canadian Francophonie Research Chair in Language Rights. This is a fitting recognition of Professor Larocque’s proven leadership in this field, and a meaningful example of the University of Ottawa’s commitment to its status as a bilingual institution.