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Prof. Dawn Currie has won this year’s Dean of Arts Award. Sponsored by Taylor Jordan Chafetz since 1997, the award is given annually to a faculty member in recognition of exceptional contributions. In keeping with the major commitments outlined in Place and Promise, selection criteria for the Dean of Arts Award are designed to identify […]
The ANSO Building is now home to a Community Food Garden. The ANSO Gardens are located just east of the building entrance, and offer 9 planter plots for the use of all building occupants. This includes students, staff, and faculty in the Departments of Sociology, Anthropology, as well as staff from the programs of Canadian […]
Charlie will use the funds to present his thesis research on college athletics and racial demographics in Columbia, South Carolina, at the College Sports Research Institute’s annual conference on April 22, 2014.
Heather Holroyd is the recipient of a 2013/2014 UBC Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award. This recognition is given each year to a small number of graduate students who have made an outstanding contribution to teaching and learning at UBC. With over 2000 Teaching Assistants working at UBC, winning this award is a remarkable achievement. The […]
Congratulations to Prof. Amin Ghaziani, recipient of a UBC Killam Teaching Prize, 2013/2014. This award recognizes Prof. Ghaziani’s outstanding achievement as a teacher and reflects his enthusiasm for teaching and commitment to his students. Prof. Ghaziani will be presented with the award as part of the May Convocation Ceremony.
Professor Ghaziani will join a select group of Peter Wall Institute Wall Scholars for 2014-2015. The Institute’s Wall Scholars Research Award is available to UBC Faculty members to spend one year in residence at the Peter Wall Institute, in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. The award selection is based primarily on the candidate’s scholarly achievements, excellence […]
On April 1, students from Professor Becki Ross’s Sociology 383 (Historical Methods) presented an array of exciting research on “Excavating Canada’s Colonial Past, Imagining Inclusive Futures”. View full Program.
“Global Citizens at Home and Abroad: Investigating the Effectiveness of Study-Abroad and Local Field School Education Programs” In collaboration with Sylvia Berryman (Philosophy) and Alexia Bloch (Anthropology), Thomas Kemple will investigate the impact and effectiveness of two summer study programs on participating students and community partners: the Global Citizenship Term Abroad in Guatemala (GCTA) and the […]
Working from Amin Ghaziani’s graduate class in qualitative methods, and responding to Nicholas Kristoff’s call for public engagement, UBC graduate students authored a variety of stories prominently featured in media outlets, including: Anna Mendoza asks whether, given its mission, UBC can be as good as Princeton or Harvard? Tanvi Sirari encourages UBC to think beyond […]