February 2013

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Artona Grad Photos for 2013 SLAIS Grads: Appointments Are Available Until March 31 (All Students)

Artona grad photos for 2013 SLAIS grads: appointments are available until March 31.   Book online here: http://ubc.artona.timetrade.com/ Book now for your preferred time and to make it on the official composite. Questions? Contact us below: www.artonagroup.com/faq csr@artonagroup.com 604-872-7272

GPS workshop: Managing Projects (All Students)

Registration is now open for: Managing Projects (Offered in partnership with Mitacs Step) Thursday, March 7, 2013 9:00am to 5:00pm For complete session description, please visit: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/7881-gps-workshopmitacs-step-managing-projects To register, please visit: https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g2358 Space is still available in this week’s The Essential Intercultural Communication Workshop (Offered in partnership with International House, this case-based interactive workshop for […]

Research Day 2013

The iSchool at UBC will hold its fourth annual Research Day on Friday, March 8th from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the SLAIS suite, fourth floor of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. The day will include poster presentations, demonstrations and talks by students and faculty, and a keynote address by Jack Lohman, Chief […]

MACL Students Host Sendak Symposium

The Master of Arts in Children’s Literature (MACL) program is pleased to pay tribute to the late children’s book writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak by hosting a symposium in his honour on Friday, March 1st. The day will include talks from visiting Dodson Professor Helene Høyrup; Shannon Ozirny, head of the West Vancouver Memorial Library […]

iSchool@UBC Welcomes Dr. Helene Høyrup

The School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies, the iSchool at UBC, welcomes Dr. Helene Høyrup, Ph.D., as the inaugural Dodson Visiting Professor. Dr. Høyrup is Associate Professor in children’s literature and digital literacy at the Royal School of Library and Information Science (RLIS) in Copenhagen, Denmark. “I am very much looking forward to meeting […]

Canadian Association of Law Libraries – Student Member Survey (MLIS, Dual)

The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL/ACBD) is a national organization that represents the interests of law libraries and of law librarians across Canada. We are interested in knowing what benefits you value from a niche, professional association. Please complete this important survey by no later than March 1st. It will take approximately five minutes […]

Provincial Nominee Program Information Session and Leveraging Your International Experience in Building Your Career presentation (International Students)

I. Work: Provincial Nominee Program Information Session and Leveraging Your International Experience in Building Your Career Are you an international student interested in living and working in Canada permanently after graduation? Government officers from the BC Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) will give a presentation about how to apply for Canadian permanent residency through BC […]

Draft Winter 2013-2014 Session Course Timetables Available (All Students)

The DRAFT 2013-2014 Winter Session timetables are now available on the SLAIS site: http://www.slais.ubc.ca/courses/timetables/timetables.htm Three new courses are still going through the approval process and thus do not currently have Course Descriptions: ARST      556H [LD] [to be approved] LIBR      559A [HO] [to be approved] LIBR      539A [LF] [to be approved]   It […]

Open Data Learning Summit (MLIS, Dual, MACL)

As an outcome of Open Data Learning Summit last Fall BC Libraries Co-operative is working with BCLA Continuing Ed and Libraries and Literacy BC to hold a half-day unconference for library people. DataCamp<http://bc.libraries.coop/open/datacamp/> is a 1/2 day congress for anyone into libraries and their data. Focus for the camp is building libraries capacity around releasing, […]

Call for Applications: Graduate Global Leadership Fellowship (All Students)

The Graduate Global Leadership Fellowships enable promising leaders from developing countries to pursue doctoral studies at UBC. The fellowships are to support international students showing outstanding leadership in humanitarian and development work in their home country. Two fellowships will be offered; each fellowship provides an $18,000 stipend plus tuition each year for four years. Applicants […]

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