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Fall 2018 Message from the Provost
It’s hard to believe that the fall semester is almost over and the holiday season will soon be upon us.
UBC faculty named AAAS Fellows
Dr. Eric Eich and Dr. Sarah Gergel have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals.
Search for a new Deputy Academic Director, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
UBC is embarking on a search for a new Deputy Academic Director, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT). Tenured UBC Vancouver faculty members are invited to apply for the position by January 31, 2019.
Expansion of child care facilities on UBC Vancouver Campus
The UBC Executive recently approved the construction of three- 3,500 square foot modular buildings in Acadia Park, which will add up to 100 child care spaces to the Vancouver campus by the end of summer 2019.
External review of the UBC Sustainability Initiative
An external review of the UBC Sustainability Initiative (USI) is being carried out to assist the university as it considers the reappointment of the USI executive director, Dr. James Tansey, whose current term comes to an end on June 30, 2019.
Announcing the UBC Emeritus College
UBC is now home to Canada’s first and only Emeritus College – a highly valuable resource that will support faculty members and senior academic administrators as they transition into retirement, and will enable UBC emeriti to continue their vital contributions to the university.
CTLT 2018 Winter Institute
Hosted each year in December, the CTLT Winter Institute is a time for colleagues to come together in the middle of the academic year and reflect on the impact of their teaching practices on student learning and experiences.