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10 Feb 2020

Provost’s Distinguished Lecture Series on Race and Leadership: March 19 with Arig al Shaibah

You are invited to a public lecture with Arig al Shaibah, Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion, at McMaster University, on March 19, as part of the Provost’s Distinguished Lecture Series on Race and Leadership.

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10 Feb 2020

IGNITE Book Club begins Feb. 24

The IGNITE Book Club is designed with and for racialized faculty to allow for the exploration and discussion of memoirs written by renowned racialized authors.

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06 Jan 2020

Nadine Caron named founding First Nations Health Authority Chair in Cancer and Wellness at UBC

Nadine Caron has been appointed as the founding First Nations Health Authority Chair (FNHA) in Cancer and Wellness at UBC

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10 Dec 2019

Allison Macfarlane appointed Director of the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs

Allison Macfarlane will join UBC as the new Director of the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA) in the Faculty of Arts, starting July 1, 2020.

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07 Feb 2020

UBC Joins AWS Academy to Equip Learners with In-demand Cloud Computing Skills

The University of British Columbia and UBC Extended Learning are pleased to announce participation in AWS Academy, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) program that provides higher education institutions with a ready-to-teach cloud computing curriculum.

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03 Feb 2020

Call for Proposals for the 2020 Online Learning Advancement Fund (OLAF)

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic is pleased to announce an open call for proposals for the Online Learning Advancement Fund (OLAF). Faculty members are invited to submit a letter of intent (LOI) for funding by May 12, 2020.

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28 Jan 2020

Consideration of the extension of appointment of Dr. Sara-Jane Finlay, Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion

An Advisory Committee has been established with a mandate to advise the Provost; the Vice-President, Students; the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal, UBC Okanagan; and the Vice-President, Human Resources, on an extension of the appointment for the Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion.

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17 Jan 2020

Kendall Ho appointed Academic Director for UBC's Cloud Innovation Centre (CIC)

Kendall Ho, MD, FRCPC has been appointed as Academic Director for UBC’s Community Health and Wellbeing CIC , a collaboration with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS).

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