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18 May 2021

IGNITE Book Club: Jenny Heijun Wills in conversation with Dallas Hunt: May 27 2021

You are invited to join the the IGNITE Book Club on May 27, featuring Dr. Jenny Heijun Wills, author of the award-winning memoir, "Older Sister, not Necessarily Related," in coversation with Dr. Dallas Hunt.

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10 May 2021

National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism: June 10-11, 2021

On June 10–11, 2021, UBC is convening a two-day virtual event to address the ongoing crisis of escalating anti-Asian racism in Canada.

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27 Apr 2021

UBC's 2021 Distinguished University Scholars

We are pleased to announce ten new Distinguished University Scholars at UBC. The Distinguished University Scholar awards recognize exceptional members of faculty who have distinguished themselves as scholars in research and/or teaching and learning.

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27 Apr 2021

Killam Teaching Prize and Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award 2020/2021 recipients

We are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Killam Teaching Prize and Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.

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20 Apr 2021

Appointment of the new Dean of the Faculty of Forestry

It is my pleasure to announce that the Board of Governors has accepted the President's recommendation to appoint Dr. Robert Kozak as the new Dean of the Faculty of Forestry for a five-year term, commencing September 1, 2021.

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19 Apr 2021

Update on UBC’s Budget for the 2021/22 fiscal year

A message from Peter Smailes, Vice-President, Finance and Operations, Andrew Szeri, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Vancouver and Lesley Cormack, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal, UBC Okanagan

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16 Apr 2021

Where are all the Black People?

Join us at this webinar series on the underrepresentation of Black people in the academy.

The presence of Blackness in Canadian academia exists on a continuum of underrepresented, significantly underrepresented, to negligible. The purpose of this speaker series is to foreground Black voices in fields where Blackness is particularly underrepresented, and provide actionable and measurable strategies to increase Black representation and Black excellence in these fields.

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