January 2013

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Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies: Arts-Based Competition On Water (All Students)

The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies is running a student competition for arts-based presentations of still images/works or performance/video pieces of 4 to 10 minutes on the topic of water (“the piece”). In September 2013, the Peter Wall Institute will host a public panel discussion on the need for cross-disciplinary strategies to deal with […]

CSIS Employment Info Session at SLAIS (All Students)

Two representatives from CSIS will be on campus, specifically to meet with SLAIS students to share information about co-op opportunities in information management at CSIS. SLAIS students interested in future positions with CSIS after graduation are

SLAIS Alumna Pam Fairfield Celebration Of Life (All Students)

SLAIS alumna Pam Fairfield, co-editor of YAACING, children’s librarian, and friend to many alumni, died on Saturday, January 26, 2013 after a long bout with cancer. There will be a service and celebration of life at Van Dusen Botanical Gardens, in the Great Hall, 5251 Oak Street, this Wednesday, January 30th –  A gathering of […]

Librareo – Free Resources For Library Students (MLIS, Dual)

Gale Cengage Learning joins forces with Library Journal to help students power up their college career with the Librareo program. Librareo is a wonderful way for students to explore and/or stay up on their research skills, along with networking with other library students. It’s free and only takes a minute to sign up. Students get […]

Expanding the Security Landscape: From New Threats to Novel Issues (All Students)

Centre for International Peace and Security Studies Present the 11th Annual Graduate Student Conference, May 6th 2013, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec Expanding the Security Landscape: From New Threats to Novel Issues CALL FOR PAPERS CIPSS is organizing its 11th Annual Graduate Student Conference entitled, Expanding the Security Landscape: From New Threats to Novel Issues.  This […]

Academic English Support For Graduate Students (All Students)

UBC’s Academic English Support program currently has places open for graduate students. The program offers free, individualized help from English language teaching specialists including a needs analysis, language coaching, classroom and self-access based course and resources. You may find this UBC Reports article on a recent graduate’s experience of the program helpful.  

Project Mgmt II + Manuscript Writing (All Students)

Registration is now open to present in the Three Minute Thesis Competition. For a schedule of 3MT heats, please visit: : http://3mt.grad.ubc.ca/schedule/.  A list of heat organizers may be found at: http://3mt.grad.ubc.ca/contact/ .  If a program or department is not hosting a heat but students still wish to participate, please e-mail graduate.pathways@ubc.ca and we will […]

Newfoundland and Labrador Library Association Annual Conference (MLIS, Dual)

The annual conference of the Newfoundland and Labrador Library Association (NLLA) is coming up on May 13. To see details, go to: https://slais.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2013/01/Annual-Conference-NLLA-cfp.docx

UBC’s Annual Walkabout Project (All Students)

Four members of the iSchool’s First Nations Curriculum Concentration, along with Assistant Professor Lisa Nathan, are participating in UBC’s annual Walkabout Project. This year’s Walkabout is held in conjunction with the Faculty of Education’s Year of Indigenous Education initiative. Kate Clayborne, Sheena Gardner, Carrie Grinstead, Vikki Killington, and Dr. Nathan, under the team name “InfoMavens,” […]

UNESCO – Memory of the World Conference (All students)

UNESCO has started to publish the presentations of the Memory of The World Conference on Digitization and Digital Preservation online at: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/events/calendar-of-events/events-websites/the-memory-of-the-world-in-the-digital-age-digitization-and-preservation/presentations-day-1/ Note that these are not the Proceedings, which will

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