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08 Jul 2020

Dr. Catherine Rawn, Kieran Forde join VPAO as Provost Office Fellows in Online Learning

We are pleased to announce the appointment of two Provost Office Fellows in Online Learning.

Dr. Catherine Rawn is our Provost Office Fellow, Faculty. This Fellow role will concentrate on:

Supporting the VP Academic office in...
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03 Jul 2020

Letter to the community regarding Proctorio

Like most universities across the world, UBC is adapting to address the requirements of online teaching and learning, and adopting new tools and practices at scale to assist with that challenging transition: Proctorio is just one of those tools.

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03 Jul 2020

Leadership transition in the Peter A. Allard School of Law

After five years of outstanding service as Dean of the Peter A. Allard School of Law, Professor Catherine Dauvergne is stepping down from her role to join Simon Fraser University as their Vice-President, Academic and Provost.

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22 Jun 2020

Extension of appointment of Dr. Dermot Kelleher, Dean, Faculty of Medicine

The Board of Governors approved the extension of Dr. Dermot Kelleher's appointment as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine for a second five-year term, commencing September 1, 2020.

  • Reappointment

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18 Jun 2020

Participate in the CTLT Online Teaching Program

Explore the CTLT’s new Online Teaching Program, which is designed to help you adapt your course for the online environment and prepare you to teach online. The program consists of a course with self-paced modules in Canvas, online workshops with experiential learning opportunities, and one-on-one consultation support with an educational consultant.

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17 Jun 2020

Linda Nowlan appointed Senior Director, University Sustainability Initiative (USI).

Linda Nowlan has been appointed as the Senior Director of the University Sustainability Initiative (USI).

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16 Jun 2020

UBC discovering new coronavirus species by re-analyzing all public RNA sequencing data

Learn how UBC’s CIC – a public-private collaboration between UBC and Amazon – is working to improve understanding of COVID-19 by identifying all known coronavirus species through re-analyzing 5,750,000 GB of public RNA sequencing data.

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