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University Relations publishes The Exchange as an email newsletter distributed to faculty and staff on the first and third Wednesday of each month.

Current edition: July 2, 2020

Current edition: July 2, 2020

Current Edition:
July 2, 2020

 

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Expert: Physical Geography Prof. Robert Young

The Globe and Mail's column "Collected Wisdom" featured Prof. Robert Young on Nov. 26, answering a question about the absence of great lakes on the Canadian Prairies. "We are told that the retreating glaciers carved out the Great Lakes 10,000 years ago, writes Bob McCulloch of Walkerton, Ont. Why did they not create similar lakes on the […]

Krank helps launch national resource for drug abuse prevention

Last week, the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse released Canada's first national resource for drug abuse prevention. Marvin Krank, Professor of Psychology and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies, participated in the creation of the new Portfolio of Canadian Standards for Youth Substance Abuse Prevention. The Portfolio of Canadian Standards for Youth Substance Abuse […]

Art on the Line tickets now available

Art on the Line tickets now available

Who will be among the lucky 100 people to purchase tickets to this year's Art on the Line gala fundraiser? At $175 each, one ticket admits up to two people and includes appetizers and refreshments, live entertainment and one juried work of art. Art on the Line features works by students, noted local artists, visual […]

Gonzales invited to speak at international agriculture festival

Tirso Gonzales, Assistant Professor of Indigenous Studies, is one of three international guests who have been invited to speak at the sixth annual Corn Fair being held in Carichí, located in the Mexican State of Chihuahua. Taking place in early December, the annual Corn Fair is a celebration of the traditional corn that nourishes the […]

Project GROW holiday sales

Project GROW holiday sales

Project GROW is offering a chance to make a charitable donation on behalf of someone this holiday season -- purchase mosquito netting or a goat, make contributions for donkey and cart or to a child's education. Watch for the Project GROW holiday sales setup at various locations across campus until December 17. Project GROW is […]

Amazing Race Wellness Challenge update: week four

The fourth week of the Amazing Race Wellness Challenge is underway and congratulations go out to the challenge's first two weekly winners: Chelsea Butchart and Erin Duckworth. Both received a $100 gift certificate for Summerhill Sunset Bistro, the Fresh Air Experience or Food Services on campus. Out of the 78 teams participating across UBC, three […]