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APSC Recognizes Nora Angeles with Dean's Service Award

SCARP is proud to say that our very own Professor Nora Angeles is a recipient of the 2021 Faculty of Applied Science Dean's Service Award. 

The Award for Excellence in Service recognizes faculty who, through leadership, service, and administrative activates, make substantial positive high-impact contributions to their Departments, Schools and the Faculty as a whole. It is through these efforts that the Faculty of Applied Science provide students with the highest quality educational experience.

Assistant Professor Julia Harten receives 2021 Henry Reining Award

Our very own Julia Harten, Assistant Professor here at SCARP, has received the Henry Reining Award from the University of Southern California's Sol Price School of Public Policy. 

This annual award recognizes the best dissertation written in public policy and management. Julia was recognized by the Reining award for her dissertation, "Crowded with Potential: Housing and Social Mobility Strategies Among China’s Educated Migrants".

UBC Canada Research Chairs Appointed (New) - Martino Tran

 

 

SIX NEW AND RENEWED UBC CANADA RESEARCH CHAIRS APPOINTED

In its 20th year, the Canada Research Chairs Program continues to provide opportunities for researchers to excel in their fields, and build teams of experts at Canadian institutions. In spring 2020, the first of two cycles of fudning to be announced this year, the Government of Canada invested $140 million towards 182 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs including six new and renewed chairs at UBC:
 

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SCARP is proud to say that our very own Professor Nora Angeles is a recipient of the 2021 Faculty of Applied Science Dean's Service Award. 

The Award for Excellence in Service recognizes faculty who, through leadership, service, and administrative activates, make substantial positive high-impact contributions to their Departments, Schools and the Faculty as a whole. It is through these efforts that the Faculty of Applied Science provide students with the highest quality educational experience.

What follows is the citation submitted with Nora Angeles' nomination, detailing how her contributions have been valued here, and it speaks for itself: 

Leonora (Nora) Angeles, Associate Professor, School of Community & Regional Planning Nora is being acknowledged for her sustained dedication to the well-being and welfare of all members of the SCARP community. Her commitment would be exceptional in any year, but most especially given this year’s pandemic. She displays tireless dedication to School, always willing to undertake service requests, to step in and assist at short notice and to offer support to students, staff and faculty. She nurtures a culture of care: wanting to see every individual thrive within the context of the collective good of the whole community. Some examples of her contribution over the last two years illustrate this approach. As the Admissions Chair for the Masters of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP...

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