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29 Jan 2018

Freedom of Expression in the Modern University: Discussion with Professor Richard Moon

Date and Time
January 29, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location
Jack Poole Hall, 2nd floor, Alumni Centre
6163 University Boulevard

This event is part of the ongoing UBC conversation regarding Freedom of Expression at UBC. Professor Richard Moon is Canada’s foremost expert on freedom of expression. 

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17 Jan 2018

Consideration of the Extension of Appointment of Dr. Michael Coughtrie, Dean of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

The term of Dr. Michael Coughtrie’s appointment is coming to an end on July 31 2018.  Dr. Coughtrie has indicated his willingness to consider an extension to his appointment as Dean of the Faculty.

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09 Jan 2018

UBC to host Canada’s largest gathering of scholars: Congress 2019

We are delighted to announce that UBC has been selected to play host to the 2019 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at our Point Grey campus between June 1 and June 7, 2019.We are delighted to announce that UBC has been selected to play host to the 2019 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at our Point Grey campus between June 1 and June 7, 2019.

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05 Jan 2018

TLEF snapshot: Improving access for students in Health and Human Service programs

Tal Jarus is a professor in the department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC. She discussed with us how her Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) project which received funding earlier this year will help improve access in Health and Human Service programs for students with disabilities.

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08 Dec 2017

Dr. Laura Moss appointed as Academic Convenor for Congress 2019

I am pleased to announce that Dr Laura Moss has been appointed as Academic Convenor for Congress 2019, to be hosted at UBC Point Grey campus from June 1 to June 7, 2019.

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23 Nov 2017

Have your say on UBC’s strategic plan before December 8

As we enter the final stages of UBC’s strategic planning process, we would like to remind you of the different ways to have your say on the emerging plan.

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23 Nov 2017

2018 Festival of Learning: Call for Proposals

The Festival of Learning is a bi-annual event hosted by BCcampus, which celebrates Teaching & Learning in Higher Educaiton. The theme for the 2018 Festival of Learning - hosted in Vancouver May 28-30 2018 - is health and care in higher education today. Session proposals are invited by December 11th, 2017. 

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16 Nov 2017

Please join us for the Teaching with Technology Showcase

On December 7 from 4–6:00 PM, you’re invited to attend the Learning Technology Hub’s Teaching with Technology Showcase at the Life Sciences Centre Atrium (UBC Point Grey campus), with opening remarks from UBC Provost and Vice-President Academic Andrew Szeri. This showcase will focus on the work of UBC faculty who are using technology to advance their teaching and to enrich student learning. More than 20 projects, tools, and innovations on a wide range of themes will be showcased at this interactive, hands-on event.

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