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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.

Prof. Francesco Duina: quoted on NEWS1130. A look at our obsession with winning and losing: A Seahawks win could make fans’ self confidence soar  

Prof. Richard Carpiano wins Killam Research Prize. Up to ten Killam Research Prizes are awarded annually at UBC. They are given to full-time faculty members in recognition of outstanding research and scholarly contributions. This is an extremely competitive process. Congratulations to Professor Richard Carpiano for this prestigious award!

Prof. Nathan Lauster: quoted in Vancouver Sun. On the affordability of housing in Vancouver and its relationship to regulations, see “Only Hong Kong tops Vancouver as Least Affordable City” by Matthew Robinson, Jan 22.