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Ensuring Full Literacy in a Multicultural and Digital World

January 20, 2021

This interdisciplinary research team, including Assistant Professor Dr. Abdul-Mageed, is studying how literacy is changing in a digital, multicultural, and Covid-hit world.

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Meet the 2020-2021 Piternick Student Research Award recipients

January 18, 2021

Congratulations to winners doctoral students Amelia Cole and Vanessa Figueiredo on receiving this distinguished award!

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FNCC Open House

January 11, 2021

Join the first FNCC Open House this Thursday, January 14, to learn more about Indigenous-oriented information organizations and the school's First Nations Curriculum Concentration (FNCC).

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GAA positions available at the UBC iSchool

January 6, 2021

The School has two part-time GAA employment opportunities available for iSchool students.

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Congratulations UBC iSchool Fall 2020 graduates!

November 24, 2020

The iSchool hosted its second Virtual Graduation Ceremony on Tuesday, November 24. Faculty and staff, students, families, and friends joined this online gathering to celebrate our graduates.

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Dr. Heather O’Brien named Leader in Open Learning at UBC

November 24, 2020

This distinction recognizes UBC faculty and staff members and their efforts to support affordable and inclusive access to learning materials.

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UBC iSchool Virtual Town Hall 4.0

November 19, 2020

Students are invited to join our next student-focused Town Hall on Friday, December 11. This is an opportunity to engage with faculty, staff and LASSA presidents and to address any questions or concerns.

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ACA@UBC First-Year Mentoring Event

November 18, 2020

This Friday, November 20, join this session for first-year students and connect with other iSchool students to hear their experiences and answer any questions you may have.

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MLIS alumnus Chris Stephenson receives 2020 BCLA Intellectual Freedom Award

November 16, 2020

This award recognizes their work and efforts in organizing the first Drag Queen Story Time at the Okanagan Regional Library's downtown Kelowna branch.

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Cataloguing Culture

November 6, 2020

Dr. Turner's new book examines how colonialism operates in museum bureaucracies and how categories were applied to ethnographic material culture and became routine throughout federal collecting institutions.

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