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Dr. Victoria Lemieux receives Blockchain Leadership Award

July 16, 2020

The award was announced during the Annual Blockchain Revolution Global Awards. This event celebrates the leadership, research, and innovation in the enterprise blockchain ecosystem.

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Congratulations to the winners of the W. Kaye Lamb Prize!

July 8, 2020

Dr. Jennifer Douglas, Alexandra Alisauskas and Devon Mordell have received this award for their article "'Treat Them with the Reverence of Archivists': Records Work, Grief Work, and Relationship Work in the Archives".

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PhD student Saguna Shankar receives ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship Award

June 26, 2020

The award’s purpose is to foster research in information science by encouraging and assisting doctoral students in the field with their dissertation research.

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Congratulations iSchool 2020 graduates!

June 17, 2020

On Tuesday, June 16, the iSchool hosted its first Virtual Graduation Ceremony to celebrate the Class of 2020

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MAS Student Mya Ballin receives Mosaic Scholarship

June 10, 2020

The award, given by the Society of American Archivists, recognizes students who manifest a commitment both to the archival profession and to advancing diversity concerns within it.

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UBC iSchool Black Lives Matter Statement

June 5, 2020

Read the full UBC School of Information Black Lives Matter Statement.

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BCLA announces BC Library Summer Conference

May 27, 2020

These sessions, while not directly about COVID-19, are meant to provide support through the current crisis and help inform our thinking through the many stages of reimagining, rebuilding, and reinventing our libraries. All sessions are free.

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The need for humility in the fight against the climate crisis

May 22, 2020

On this article, Dr. Lisa Nathan discusses how new ways of managing information can address long term societal challenges, including climate change.

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Listening to the Earth

May 1, 2020

Students talked to scientists and collected stories about their favourite organisms. This audio-based exhibit examines these interviews and the interesting, funny, and sometimes sad, futures for these organisms.

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UBC iSchool Virtual Town Hall 2.0

April 30, 2020

Students are invited to join our next Student-focused Town Hall 2.0 on Wednesday, August 19. An opportunity to engage with faculty, staff and LASSA presidents to address any questions or concerns. RSVP here

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