Aboriginal (Un)History Month 2016

Did you know that June is Aboriginal (Un)History Month? The “un” in “Aboriginal (Un)History Month” represents the continuing importance and relevance of Aboriginal peoples in Canada and around the world. UBC’s Irving K. Barber Learning Centre is hosting an exhibit in celebration of Aboriginal peoples in Canada. This year’s exhibits focus on several programs for […]

Celebrate Learning Week

We invite you to sign up for Celebrate Learning Week, a weeklong showcase celebrating teaching and learning opportunities available to students, faculty, and staff. Join us from May 2–7, 2016 as we honour and promote learning and development opportunities through open lectures, information sessions, student advising activities, poster sessions, and workshops. A selection of events include: Brilliant: […]

UBC Community Leadership Program: Spotlight on Sunny Zhang

Sunny Zhang, the Wayne Deans Investment Analysis Centre Co-ordinator participated in UBC Community Leadership Program (CLP) this year.  CLP is UBC’s leadership development opportunity for aspiring staff leaders. By participating in CLP, UBC employees have the opportunity to explore leadership concepts by leading a group of UBC undergraduate students through a three-day community-service learning project […]

Open Education Week

UBC celebrates Open Education Week from March 7-11 and the Library has partnered with the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) to offer a number of workshops in-person or online via Google Hangout. Please click on a workshop below to learn more and to pre-register. A Friendly Introduction to Working Collaboratively and Openly with […]

Open for submissions: 2016 Equity Enhancement Fund

If you have a great idea to help make UBC a better campus but lack funding, the UBC Equity Enhancement Fund can assist. This Fund supports community-based initiatives that enhance equity, diversity, inclusion and intercultural understanding at UBC. The 2016 call for proposals is open and applications are due by April 1. Proposals should demonstrate benefits to […]

Research Impact Challenge:  February 15-19, 2016

Research Impact Challenge: February 15-19, 2016

Are you a UBC graduate student, postdoc, or faculty member looking to increase the impact of your research? Join us for the Reading Week Research Impact Challenge, February 15-19, 2016, at Koerner Library. In a competitive research landscape, researchers can no longer afford to just publish and hope for the best. To leave a mark, […]

Thrive week events

It is that time of year again. Thrive is happening next week! Thrive is a mindset and a week-long series of events focused on building positive mental health for everyone at UBC. As a testament to collaboration and the significance of the initiative, a host of campus and community partners are coming together for the […]

Harry Potter Colloquium

As part of the Harry Potter and the rain city exhibition the David Lam Library and Canaccord Learning Commons is hosting a colloquium, moderated by Darren Dahl, in which five speakers discuss the impact and influence of the Harry Potter series on the city and people of Vancouver, as well as literacy, literature, and fan engagement.  Colloquium: Harry Potter, […]

Hallowe’en at Hogwarts West on October 30th

UBC Library is hosting a Harry Potter themed Hallowe’en party on October 30th in the Dodson Room of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Dress up as your favorite Potter character. There will be a costume contest, games, crafts and light refreshments. The party is free, but tickets are required. Beginning on October 15th you […]

Harry Potter and the Rain City exhibit in Lam library

Harry Potter and the Rain City exhibit in Lam library Come check out the Harry Potter exhibit at UBC Library, curated by Rare Books and Special Collections!  Learn about the impact of the series, visit the exhibition, attend the colloquium, or have some fun at our Hallowe’en party! Why is there a Harry Potter […]

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