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03 Mar 2020

Announcing the 2020/21 Open Educational Resources Fund awarded projects

Over $220,500 in project grants have been approved to support the development and implementation of a wide range of projects, from open textbooks and open problem sets to online interactive resources, in the first round of 2020/21 Open Educational Resources funding.

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01 Mar 2020

Lynn Raymond appointed Director of the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health

Lynn Raymond has been appointed the Director of the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health effective March 1, 2020.

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21 Feb 2020

Two UBC Faculty Members Named 2020 3M National Teaching Fellows

Tiffany Potter, Professor of Teaching in the Department of English Language and Literatures, and Paul Cubbon, Assistant Dean, Innovation at the UBC Sauder School of Business, have been named 2020 3M National Teaching Fellows.

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19 Feb 2020

Announcing the 2020/21 TLEF Projects

A total of $2.1 million of from the Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund will support 10 Large TLEF Transformation projects, 43 Small TLEF Innovation projects and 5 special call Interdisciplinary Team-Teaching Grant projects in 2020/21.

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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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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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