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  • Nick Ubels
    Other UBC Sites
    28 October, 2021 | Feature story | Faculty & Staff

    The librarian is in (the DTES)

    In April 2020, the UBC Learning Exchange hired its first community engagement librarian to work out of its building in the Downtown Eastside.

  • UBC Researchers
    UBCV
    28 October, 2021 | Announcement | Faculty & Staff

    UBC researchers are helping communities prepare for the effects of climate change

    The 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) takes place next week and one of its four goals is to help countries adapt to climate change in order to protect communities and natural habitats. From creating disaster preparedness apps to training local climate champions, UBC researchers are already working with communities to help them prepare for the effects of climate change.

  • Ananya Mukherjee Reed
    UBCO
    25 October, 2021 | Okanagan Global Message | Faculty & Staff

    From the Provost's desk

    A message from Ananya Mukherjee Reed, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Okanagan Dear colleagues,

  • Tamara Cohen
    UBCV
    25 October, 2021 | Research in focus | Faculty & Staff

    Research in focus: Tamara Cohen

    Name: Tamara Cohen Title: Director of Dietetics and Assistant Professor, Food, Nutrition and Health Department/Unit: Faculty of Land and Food Systems Location: Vancouver What year did you start working at UBC? 2020

  • UBC Okanagan
    UBCO
    21 October, 2021 | Okanagan Global Message | Faculty & Staff

    Next Distinguished Speaker Series event to feature Marion Buller

    A message from Lesley Cormack, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal, UBC Okanagan   Dear colleagues, It is with great pleasure that I invite you to attend the next Distinguished Speaker Series (DSS) event hosted by the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. As one of our campus’ signature events, the DSS highlights today’s most forward-thinking speakers and brings important and challenging conversations to our community. We will do just that on October 28 when UBC Okanagan hosts retired judge Marion Buller.

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    UBCV & UBCO
    21 October, 2021 | Announcement | Faculty & Staff

    Flu immunization clinics available at UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan this fall

    As influenza (flu) season approaches, protect yourself by taking the flu vaccine. UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan are offering free, appointment-based flu immunization clinics for faculty and staff this fall.  UBC Vancouver Dates: Oct. 25-29, Nov. 1-5 and Nov. 8-10Venue: Ponderosa North Building Ballroom

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