UBC Reports | Vol.
51 | No. 4 |
Apr. 7, 2005
UBC Political Science professor Ken Carty
is among the latest four recipients of the prestigious Peter
Wall Distinguished Scholar in Residence award.
Carty, who recently served as the director of research for
the Citizen’s Assembly on Electoral Reform, has co-authored
the summary study volume of the Canadian Democratic Audit.
Other recipients, selected for their excellence in interdisciplinary
research, include Philosophy professor Dominic Lopes,
Geography professor Olav Slaymaker and psychology
professor Lawrence Ward.
UBC Dean of Applied Science Michael Isaacson
has received the Julian C. Smith Medal from the Engineering
Institute of Canada.
Founded in 1939 by a group of senior members to perpetuate
the name of a Past President of the Institute, the Julian
C. Smith Medal is awarded for “Achievement in the Development
Isaacson, a professor of civil engineering, was honoured
in an award ceremony held last month in Ottawa.
The Campus Advisory Board on Student Development has announced
winners for its 2004/05 UBC Student Development Awards.
The Margaret Fulton Award went to Chad Hyson,
Regina Lyakhovetska and Dr. Neil
Guppy. The International Relations Program
won the Alfred Scow Award for an undergraduate program or
development and the Peter Larkin Award went to The Ts`´kel
Engineers Without Boarders and the Learning
Exchange Trek Program were awarded the Helen McCrae
Award for AMS/GSS/UBC Student Service.