November 2012

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Resume Clinic @LSI (All Students)

Registration is now open for: Resume and Cover Letter Clinic @ the Life Sciences Institute Wednesday, November 28, 2012 – 2:30pm – 4:00pm For a complete description, please visit To register, see For a new calendar of upcoming graduate student workshops and sessions offered by our campus partners such as the research commons, […]

Queer U 2013 – Fluidity in Queer Identity (All Students)

As part of Outweek (Feb 4-9), PRIDE UBC, with the support of Critical Studies in Sexualities and The Network: Queer Grad Students, is organizing Queer U, an annual graduate level academic conference on sexualities and genders. The conference centers on bringing the research and work of graduate students and established scholars from across the West […]

Journal of Graduate Research in Young People’s Materials and Culture (MLIS, Dual)

Call for Papers Journal of Graduate Research in Young People’s Materials and Culture (JGR) Based at the Universityof British Columbiathe Journal of Graduate Research in Young People’s Materials and Culture (JGR) is a peer-reviewed open-access e-journal publishing graduate student research in the areas of children’s and young adult literature, childhood studies, and cultural studies related to […]

iSchool@UBC Research Day – Call for Participation (All Students)

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION We are thrilled to announce the iSchool@UBC’s Research Day 2013! Infrastructures of Knowledge: Mediating Memories, Representing Relationships, Framing Futures The iSchool@UBC, invites UBC faculty and students to join us in sharing the depth and breadth of our research endeavours at the intersections of information, people and technology. Our 4th Annual Research Day […]

Colloquium: Effects of Collaboration and Place on Finding Information

Please join the UBC iSchool community in welcoming George Buchanan of City University London for a lunch-hour Colloquium, co-sponsored with the UBC Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre (MAGIC). Dr. Buchanan will discuss “Finding Information: The Effects of Collaboration and Place” on Wednesday, November 21, 12 noon-1 p.m. in the Dodson Room, on the third floor […]

Visual Resources Association Conference Travel Awards 2013 (All Students)

VRA Travel Awards are available for attendance at the 2013 VRA conference “Capitalizing on Creativity” in Providence, Rhode Island April 3-6.  The deadline for receipt of applications will be Monday, November 26, 10 am EST.  The list of recipients will be announced on the VRA listserv the third week of December. A preliminary conference schedule […]

Planning Your Program of Study November 28th (MAS, MLIS, DUAL)

Now that your first term is nearing completion , many of you are thinking about the many directions you can take in terms of choosing courses and integrating experiential learning options for your program of study. Join your program chairs, graduate advisor and other staff for an information session, including plenty of time for questions […]

Early-Bird Registration Opens for iConference 2013, Fort Worth, TX (All Students)

The iConference planning committee is pleased to announce the opening of registration for iConference 2013, with special early-bird registration rates available through Dec. 15, 2012. Register today at UBC iSchool Professor Eric Meyers is on the conference planning committee. The eighth annual iConference will take place February 12-15, 2013, at the Worthington Renaissance Hotel […]

Friday Fun Post (All Students)

16 Unbelievable Acts of Kindness (from February, but always worth sharing!) Post Election: 90,000 Texans want to secede, trolls immediately mess with Texas | Ars Technica – From Whoever put the letter “B” in the word “subtle” deserves a pat on the back  

Free Yoga from SLAIS Alumna (All Students)

I graduated from SLAIS last summer, and I’m now beginning to teach yoga. I teach a free class in the Dunbar area on Sunday nights and I’d like to send out an invitation to all the staff, faculty, and students to come to my class. The yoga studio is near UBC and I know how […]

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