May 2013

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Exploring a Career in Business Academia [All Students]

Please take a look at the link below regarding the PhD Information and Recruitment Session. See

Scholar, Blogger, Tweeter, Author: Building Your Academic Profile [All Students]

GPS Workshop Registration is now open for: Scholar, Blogger, Tweeter, Author: Building your academic profile (in partnership with the UBC Library) Thursday, June 6th 1:30 – 4:00 PM For a complete session description, please visit: To register, please visit:

Invitation: June 12th Graduate Student Job Search Symposium [All Students]

On Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 (two weeks today) the Centre for Student Involvement & Careers, in partnership with the Graduate Pathways to Success program, is providing a day-long symposium featuring insights from employers and career professionals. The day will include an expert panel, networking opportunities and workshops customized to graduate student needs. Faculty, staff, post-doctoral […]

ALISE/The Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Competition [PhD]

ALISE/The Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Competition Deadline: June 30, 2013 The Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) is now accepting proposals for its 2014 Doctoral Dissertation Award Competition. Dissertations must deal with substantive issues related to library and information science, but applicants may be from within or outside LIS programs. Up to two […]

RCMP Warning – Female Students [All Students]

The RCMP have issued a warning for a suspect who’s been groping women, usually late at night. Please be aware of your surroundings – Campus Security provides whistles

Entrepreneurship@UBC Summer Leadership Course (All Students)

entrepreneurship@UBC is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a cutting edge pilot course on Leadership from June 26 – July 3, 2013 featuring a team of world renowned instructors. Open to all UBC students, faculty, staff and alumni, the course will work with participants to develop them as leaders, allowing them to respond […]

Congratulations to MACL Students Stephanie Dror, Aline Frederico, Megan Harrison, Yash Kesanakurthy and Cynthia Nugent [All Students]

Congratulations to five MACL students who have had papers or posters accepted at upcoming peer-reviewed conferences. Stephanie Dror’s paper, “Katniss as Environmental Champion: Reading Nature as a Game Space in The Hunger Games,” has been accepted at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA 2013), taking place in San Diego this November. Megan […]

Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW) – Incoming and Current MLIS Students [MLIS]

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is accepting applications for the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW), a program designed to recruit master of library and information science (MLIS) students from traditionally underrepresented ethnic and racial minority groups into careers in research libraries. The IRDW includes a stipend in support of MLIS education of […]

iSchool@UBC Faculty Member a ‘Highlight’ at WWW 2013 [All Students]

The International World Wide Web Conference 2013 (#WWW2013) is underway and an iSchool@UBC faculty member is already making waves in Rio. Professor Heather O’Brien, presenting with Mounia Lalmas from Yahoo! Labs and Elad Yom Tov from Microsoft Research, made the list of “Highlights from Opening Day” for her tutorial on “Measuring User Engagement.” The tutorial […]

Upcoming GPS Workshops [All Students]

Registration is now open for the following GPS workshops: Resume Clinic (in Buchanan bldg.) Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm For complete session details, please visit: Registration is now open at:  Space is available in: Interviews with Impact (NOTE: registration has been fixed as many had difficulties. Please e-mail […]

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