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01 Jul 2022

Dr. Martin Hirst appointed Director of Michael Smith Laboratories

Dr. Martin Hirst is the new director of UBC's Michael Smith Laboratories, effective July 1, 2022.

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04 Jul 2022

Report Marks the End of Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond's Term

Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, has published a comprehensive report, detailing the activities of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre over the past four years.

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30 Jun 2022

Appointment of the new Dean of the UBC Sauder School of Business

It is my pleasure to announce that the Board of Governors has accepted the President's recommendation to appoint Professor Darren Dahl as the new Dean of the UBC Sauder School of Business for a five-year term, commencing on August 1, 2022.

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28 Jun 2022

Appointment of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, pro tem

Professor Janice Stewart will serve as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts pro tem starting July 1, 2022.

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27 Jun 2022

Teaching Development Program & New Faculty Teaching Orientation 2022

The Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology is offering two programs for new UBC faculty: the Teaching Development Program for New Faculty (August 2022 – April 2023) and New Faculty Teaching Orientation (August 16, 2022).

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15 Jun 2022

Announcing the Appointments of the Program Director and Academic Co-Directors, Academic Leadership Development Program

We are very pleased to announce the appointments of the new Program Director and Academic Co-Directors of UBC’s Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP).

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13 Jun 2022

Announcing the appointment of Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Arig al Shaibah as the new Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion, starting July 1, 2022.

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13 Jun 2022

Announcing the Life Sciences Institute as a UBC Global Research Excellence Institute

The Life Sciences Institute (LSI) has become a designated UBC Global Research Excellence (GREx) Institute

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