Larry Nickel, BMus’77, PhD’07, was awarded his PhD in music from UBC in 2007. His doctoral thesis was writing his oratorio Requiem for Peace. It has since been performed by choirs all over the world. Recently, Dr. Nickel directed the Carnegie Symphony Orchestra in NYC for its performance of Requiem for Peace. Dr. Nickel was commissioned by The Tenors to write an arrangement of Ave Maria. Their performance of Dr. Nickel’s arrangement has over 200,000 You Tube hits.
Arnold Fine, BCom’79, LLB’80, has received the 2017 Adam Albright Award for Outstanding Adjunct Professor at UBC’s Allard School of Law.