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Being an Academic Today: A Speech by Prof. Fiona de Londras, November 9th 2016

The UA Global Summit, which ran from the 8-11th of November 2016, welcomed over 150 students from 38 countries to Dublin, Ireland to celebrate their academic achievements and encourage interdisciplinary collaboration. During the Opening Dinner on Novemeber 9th, one subject that was on everyone's mind was the recent election of Donald Trump as President of the United States.

Where Are They Now Wednesday: Christopher Chok

Let's find out what Christopher Chok is up to now! Christopher was Highly Commended in The Undergraduate Awards 2013 in the Social Sciences category!

Where Are They Now Wednesday: Advice for UPresent with Fiona Malone!

This week we have a special issue of 'Where Are They Now Wednesday'!

Where Are They Now Wednesday: Brittany Cartwright

Next up on 'Where Are They Now Wednesday' we have Brittany Cartwright, from Western University (Huron University College) who was Highly Commended in the Philosophy & Theology category in 2015.

The Undergraduate Awards 2016 Medal

We are delighted to announce that this year The Undergraduate Awards medal will feature the pioneering Irish mathematician and physicist, Sheila Tinney (neé Power). Described by Erwin Schrödinger as “among the best equipped and most successful of the younger generation of theoretical physicists in this country,” Tinney carved out a remarkable academic career at a time when women were almost totally excluded from the study of Mathematics and Science.

Where Are The Now Wednesday: Thomas Buisson

This week for 'Where Are They Now Wednesday' we have Thomas Buisson from City University London!

Where Are They Now Wednesday: Linh Huynh

This Wednesday we are checking in with Linh Huynh from George Mason University who was highly commended in the Social Sciences category in 2015.

Where Are They Now Wednesday: Matej Silecky

Matej Silecky from the University of California, Berkeley was Highly Commended in Gender Studies & Anthropology  2014. He graduated from UC Berkeley in 2015 with a major in Interdisciplinary Studies (Landscape Architecture, Russian, Film) and a minor in Theater, Dance & Performance Studies. He then completed additional coursework at Berkeley in Business, Marketing & Landscape Architecture, through Haas School of Business and the College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley.

Listen to UA Global Winner Mary Wang on CBC Radio

Mary Wang, a student at Western University and the UA Global Winner 2016 in the Languages and Linguistics category, was a recent guest on the 'Ontario Morning' radio programme broadcast on CBC Radio.

Performance of UA Regions in the 2016 programme