UBC MOOC – Reconciliation through Indigenous Education, Free Open Online Course For Educators

Explore strategies, teaching exemplars, and resources that support the teaching and learning of Indigenous ways of knowing in classrooms, schools and communities. UBC Faculty of Education is delivering a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), a free 6-week course that begins on January 25. Join Dr. Jan Hare, Professor of Indigenous Education, to learn about Indigenous […]

Draft Summer 2015 Timetable

Summer 1-credit courses have been added to the draft Summer 2015 timetables. Please note that these timetables are subject to change. Summer Timetable, Term 1 [May/June]: LIBR 522G: First Nations Literature and Other Materials for Children and Young Adults Summer Timetable, Term 2 [July/August]: LIBR 522M Poetry for Children ARST 575F (1) The Digital Photographic […]

MAGIC-GRAND I3 (Idea, Innovation and Inaugurate) Challenge

The Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre, UBC in association with GRAND NCE is excited to welcome applicants  to compete in the second MAGIC-GRAND I3 (idea, innovation and inaugurate) challenge. At our first challenge in September, seven teams competed from a range of faculties with a range of ideas and projects. Of those selected one has applied […]

Royal Expert Panels Report

Since the 1950s debate has raged about the impact of new technologies on print culture in the broadest sense and on the publishing industry, libraries, and archives in particular. Succinctly put, “The Death of the Book” has been both proclaimed and denied. Meanwhile, notions of what constitutes a library or an archive have been challenged […]

Koerner Library Monthly Workshops December 2014

 Tips and Tricks for Formatting Your Thesis: Little Things Mean A Lot! Are you worried about getting your thesis/dissertation into the format required by the Faculty of Graduate Studies? Would you like to know more about how to use the formatting features in Microsoft Word? Research Commons staff will help you with your questions about […]

Department of Homeland Security HS-STEM Summer Internships

Now accepting applications for U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2015 HS-STEM Summer Internships Application deadline: December 22, 2014   Undergraduate students receive a $6,000 stipend plus travel expenses.   Graduate students receive a $7,000 stipend plus travel expenses. 10-week research experiences are offered at: Argonne, Berkeley, Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and […]

“Food in Transit” A talk with Robert Sung, Culinary Educator

Please join us for a talk sponsored by Rare Books and Special Collections at UBC Library “Food in Transit” A talk with Robert Sung, culinary educator Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12 p.m. Dodson Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre University of British Columbia A veteran of the food and hospitality industry with a passion for […]

Registration is now open for the following Graduate Pathways to Success sessions: Canada Graduate Scholarships, Master’s Award Competition

2014-11-13-graduate_pathways_success-masters_award_competition Thursday, November 13th 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (in person) and 1:00 – 2:00 PM (via webinar) For a complete session description, see https://www.grad.ubc.ca/about-us/events/11965-canada-graduate-scholarships-masters-award-competitionTo register, visit https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g3a06 (in person) or https://www.surveyfeedback.ca/surveys/wsb.dll/s/1g3a15 (webinar) PhD Connections Lunch for 1st year PhD students:  Building your Community at UBC.  Thursday, November 6th, 12:00 ??? 1:30 PM. Register for this lunch […]

81st IFLA Congress, 15–21 August, 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa

Students of Library and Information Science (LIS) are invited to take part in the upcoming 81st IFLA Congress, 15–21 August, 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa <http://conference.ifla.org/> with a paper presentation. The Calls for Papers <http://conference.ifla.org/ifla81/calls-for-papers> have already started, but more will follow soon. The IFLA/ekz LIS Student Paper Award <http://www.ifla.org/set/student-paper-award> will honor students of Library […]

UBC Thrive, November 3-7, 2014

UBC Thrive, November 3-7, 2014, is a week dedicated to building and celebrating the positive mental health of UBC faculty, staff and students.

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