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Prof. Amin Ghaziani receives the Killam Teaching Prize. 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.

Prof. Amin Ghaziani selected for 2014 Peter Wall Scholars Research Award. 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 […]

SOCI 383 students present their work at undergraduate mini-conference. 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.

Prof. Tom Kemple receives Hampton Research Grant. “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 […]

Prof. David Tindall cited in “Cool Neighbours” report. View full article on “The Importance of Climate Action Now”.

Hazel Hollingdale – 3MT UBC Finalist. Ph.D student Hazel Hollingdale presented her thesis “Taking Stock: Testing the Lehman Sister’s Hypothesis” at the the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) annual competition. She presented alongside 80+ fellow UBC graduate students, and succeeded to the final UBC round, alongside the top 8 finalists. Congratulations Hazel!

Sociology Student Anna Ward highlighted in Community Learning Story. See story here. Sociology’s Urban Ethnographic Field School highlighted!

Profs. Sylvia Fuller and Phyllis Johnson quoted on work-family-lifestyle balance in the Vancouver Sun. Prof. Fuller is also featured prominently with a picture! Full Article Here

Student Ryley Humphry wins Robertson Scholarship. 4th year sociology student Ryley Humphry has received a Carl Bradford Robertson Scholarship! This is one of the Premier Undergraduate Scholarships. UBC awards only  10 of these scholarships to a student body of 39,000+ students annually. This is about the biggest academic recognition the university can give to an undergraduate student.