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Friendly reminder #2: AASL Annual Conference Early Bird Registration ENDS on Monday, February 2, 2015

Early bird registration ends this coming Monday, February 2. For those based in the United States, please note the favorable exchange rate: 1 US Dollar equals 1.27 Canadian Dollars (exchange rate on January 30, 2015). The Association of Architecture School Librarians is pleased to announce that the 2015 annual conference website and online registration are […]

Announcing Winners Of UBC iSchool Co-op Student Of The Year Awards

In December, a subcommittee of our UBC iSchool co-op program advisory committee composed of Anna Jubilo, our Co-op Coordinator for Graduate Programs in the Faculty of Arts, and three UBC iSchool co-op employers met to adjudicate our two UBC iSchool Co-op Student of the Year awards. Each award is worth $1,000 and appears on the […]

Update: US Direct Loan Funding Affecting Students at SLAIS the iSchool

On Monday January 26th the iSchool and students affected by the November clarification of the US Direct Loan Funding program received news that the situation has been resolved and the loans are now being issued to students.

Devon Energy Information Session

Join us on Tuesday February 3, 2015 for a special information session by Corrine Bell of Devon Energy Canada. Where: SLAIS Terrace Lab When: 10am – 11am Date: Tuesday February 3, 2015 About Devon Energy: Devon Energy Corporation is a leading independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company. Devon’s operations are focused onshore […]

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iSchool at UBC: Brown Bag Lunch Talk with Christian Rapp

Cheese, chocolate and …? Results of two Swiss coordinated R&D projects in the area of instructional technology (Social Media Usage for teaching, learning and research in HE. Teaching & Learning Academic Writing).

UBC Sustainability Scholars – internship opportunity with UBC Sustainability Initiative (Digital Engagement)

In collaboration with on-campus and off-campus sustainability partners, the UBC Sustainability Initiative is very pleased to offer UBC graduate students the opportunity to work in a funded sustainability internship project. Students are hired by UBC and receive $20 per hour to work up to 200 project hours between January and April 2015 (the distribution of […]

MACL Colloquium Wednesday January 21st featuring Kit Pearson

MACL Colloquium Wednesday January 21st featuring Kit Pearson

The UBC Master of Arts in Children’s Literature Program presents the award-winning writer of books for children, Kit Pearson, who will speak on “An Open Book: The Redemption of Story.”

iSchool Faculty Publishes New Book on User Engagement

“Measuring User Engagement” was a collaboration between academic and industry researchers. As a result of our unique perspectives, we were able to combine small-scale (studies with handfuls of participants in lab or naturalistic settings) and large-scale (millions of data points from web searchers) to highlight existing and emerging methods and measures of user engagement. A […]

Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship

Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship Amount: $16,000 – $18,000 Deadline: G+PS deadline 13 February, 2015, check with your graduate program for their internal deadline The University of British Columbia offers multi-year fellowships to Master’s and doctoral Aboriginal students. Award winners are selected on the basis of academic merit through an annual competition, administered by the Faculty of […]

2015 Harold T. Pinkett Minority Student Award

The Pinkett Award was established in 1993 and recognizes and acknowledges minority graduate students, such as those of African, Asian, Latino or Native American descent, who, through scholastic and personal achievement, manifest an interest in becoming professional archivists and active members of the Society of American Archivists. The recipients of the award will receive full […]