We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Professor Signa Daum Shanks as an Associate Professor on July 1, 2021. Julie Ada, Hassan Ahmad and Brandon D. Stewart will also join our Faculty, as Replacement Professors for two-year terms. They will all teach in the English Program.
The Association of French Speaking Jurists of Ontario (L’Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario) will bestow the Order of Merit on Common Law Part-Time Professor Caroline Thibault. during its 41st annual conference, to be held virtually from June 22 to June 24, 2021.
The ELLA's Accelerator program, Ascend 2021, has selected Erin Cowling, LL.B ’04, based on the success of her recently-founded freelance law firm, Flex Legal, and the leadership she demonstrated as the Common Law Section’s Regional Alumni Advisor in Toronto.
Professor Richard Albert will spend the Fall 2021 term in residence at the Common Law Section as the inaugural Allan Rock Visiting Professor. Professor Albert will also serve as a Visiting Fellow with the uOttawa Public Law Centre.
The Fund was created in 2016 to honour Allan Rock at the completion of his second term as President of the University of Ottawa. Since that time, it has supported students at the University of Ottawa by providing scholarships to students in need.
A cast of 15 actor-singers were featured in the first-ever virtual Musical presented by FTX Productions. The “DIY” musical is a medley of songs from various musicals. Each individual member had to perform and film themselves from the safety of their own home. Dispersed all over Canada, working in different time zones, they were able to assemble for their audience an hour filled with joy, dance and singing.