UBC adjunct professor Jim McEwen, the inventor of a surgical technology that is used around the world, will be among 44 recipients invested into the Order of Canada on Sept. 28. McEwen, an adjunct professor in the Faculties of Medicine and of Applied Science, will be appointed to the Order of Canada for his contributions to biomedical engineering, notably as an inventor and entrepreneur.
Also invested into the Order of Canada will be art photographer and UBC alumnus Jeff Wall. Wall has greatly influenced contemporary international art and visual culture with his photography. He was also a member of UBC’s Dept. of Fine Arts where he helped develop the Master of Fine Arts program.
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