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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: February 5, 2020

Current edition: February 5, 2020

Current Edition:
February 5, 2020

More Exchange news


Ian Cull appointed as Senior Advisor to the DVC on Indigenous Affairs

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I am delighted to announce the appointment of Ian Cull as the first Senior Advisor to the DVC and Principal on Indigenous Affairs, effective January 1, 2020, for up to a one-year term. Ian is Anishinaabe, a member of Dokis Indian Band located on the Dokis Indian Reserve in Ontario, Canada.

Open forums on student evaluations of teaching

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The cross-campus working group on student evaluations of teaching is hosting an open forum on Tuesday, November 26 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and Friday, November 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in EME 4218.

Work Study applications now opens

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Work Study applications are now open and being received until January 10 for 2020/21 summer and winter session funding.

Gathering to celebrate the late Jessie Ravnsborg

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Friends and colleagues are invited to celebrate the life of Jessie Ravnsborg on Thursday, November 28, 2019 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the University Centre Ballroom (UNC 200).

Expanding support for humanities research

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UBC has established Public Humanities Hubs (PHH) on each campus to support collaborative research among humanists. The PHH initiative was developed to complement existing research cluster competitions and provide support fitting the nature of collaboration within the humanities.

UBCO marks length of service milestones for faculty and staff

Faculty and staff who have worked for the university from 15 to 45 years of service were congratulated at a Length of Service Recognition reception held in late October.