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Mathematics, Weaving, Storywork and Drawing 2014/03/12

The 4th Aboriginal Math Symposium was held Friday, March 7, 2014 at the UBC First Nations Longhouse, bringing together participants from all across the province. More


36th Annual UBC Physics Olympics 2014/03/11

On Saturday, March 8th, 2014, more than 400 students and 50 physics teachers enthusiastically arrived at the UBC Vancouver campus from all over BC to compete for medals in 6 science events. More


The Historical Thinking Project, 2006-2014 2014/03/07

This featured article by Peter Seixas, EDCP, reviews the accomplishments of the Historical Thinking Project over the past eight years. More


Alumna Receives 2014 Influential Women in Business Award

Congratulations to UBC Faculty of Education alumna Barbara Dunfield, BEd '80, who was recognized by Business in Vancouver at its 2014 Influential Women in Business Award on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. More


Kinesiology student named CIS player of the year

Kinesiology student Lisa Barclay keeps MVP award in the UBC family. More


Dadaab Project Donation 2014/03/04

UBC's Faculty of Education acknowledged the donation by Worth Publishers of 200 copies of their textbook, 'The Development of Children', to the Secondary Teacher Education Program in the Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya. More


Clare Drake honoured by Hockey Canada

Clare Drake, BPE graduate receives the 2014 Order of Hockey in Canada. More


Changing Campus Culture 2014/02/24

A task force has released recommendations to address gender-violence and aboriginal stereotypes. Provide your input until March 5. More


UBC’s International Baccalaureate Educator Stream 2014/02/18

The Faculty of Education offers Canada’s only International Baccalaureate (IB) teacher education program. More


Lynn Miller Co-Investigator on $911,632 CIHR Operating Grant 2014/02/17

Congratulations to Dr. Lynn Miller, ECPS, co-investigator on the project, “Neural Correlates in Childhood-onset Obsessive Compulsive Disorder”. More


CAFCE Accredited UBC Kinesiology Co-op Program

Congratulations to the Kinesiology Co-op Program, which has received accreditation from CAFCE. More


February is Black History Month 2014/02/06

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month. More


Brian Wilson Receives 2013 UBC Killam Research Fellowship 2014/02/03

Brian Wilson, professor, School of Kinesiology, is among the recipients of the 2013 UBC Faculty Research Awards. More


Ponderosa Commons 2 Under Construction 2014/01/31

Excavation for Ponderosa Commons 2, which will house the highly anticipated Education Centre at Ponderosa Commons, is now underway. More


An Interview With Sir John Daniel 2014/01/24

An interview with Sir John Daniel conducted by Don Fisher previous to Sir John's talk, "Higher Education doesn't do Revolutions!", on January 15, 2014. More


External Advisory Board to the Dean 2014/01/22

Dean Frank hosted the first meeting of the newly constituted External Advisory Board to the Dean on the evening of January 16, 2014 at Sage Bistro. More


Passing of Joe Becker, Musqueam Artist 2014/01/20

Joe Becker, a Musqueam artist who led the Direction 7 carving team for the Faculty of Education's 50th Anniversary legacy project, passed away on Jan. 9, 2014. More


Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2014/01/15

Take action and learn more about sexual assault by attending an event this January. More


Art Gift for Education Centre at Ponderosa Commons 2014/01/13

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the first gift-in-kind artwork to be hung in the new Education Centre at Ponderosa Commons. More


Prestigious Junior Scholar Award Granted to CNPS PhD Candidate, Masahiro Minami 2014/01/10

Congratulations to Masahiro Minami (PhD candidate in Counselling Psychology), who received the prestigious Junior Scholar Award by the Japanese Society for Morita Therapy (JSMT). More


Dr. Jan Hare Appointed PI on MOOC

Dr. Jan Hare has been appointed the Principal Investigator of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) titled “Reconciliation through Indigenous Education”. More


Study of Nepalese pilgrims challenges diagnosis of acute mountain sickness

Findings of a team co-directed by Dr. Michael Koehle (KIN) calls the popular method of diagnosing acute mountain sickness into question. More


Dr. Mary Bryson and Evan Taylor Featured Speakers at National LGBT Cancer Summit 2014/01/08

Dr. Mary Bryson and Evan Taylor are featured invited speakers at the first ever National LGBT Cancer Summit being held at the Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Centre on January 18. More


Movember Canada Research Award 2013/12/02

Drs. Marvin Westwood (ECPS) and David Kuhl (Family Practice) are recipients of a Movember Canada Research Award. More


Murray Elliott Service Award 2013 2013/11/26

Linda Farr Darling is the 2013 recipient of the "Murray Elliott Service Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Teacher Education Program." More


CASN Excellence in Nursing Research Award 2013/11/22

The Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) has awarded Dr. Ratner the Excellence in Nursing Research Award to recognize her accomplishments. More


The African Storybook Project 2013/11/18

Congratulations to Dr. Bonny Norton (LLED), appointed Research Advisor of the African Storybook Project which makes innovative use of the web to promote the multilingual literacy of children across sub-Saharan Africa. More


The new BC Draft Social Studies curriculum

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Seixas (EDCP), whose work in the Historical Thinking Project has been used to frame the new Social Studies concept-based school curriculum. More


HSS Research Dissemination Special Competition 2013-2014 Recipients 2013/11/07

Congratulations to the winners of the 2013-2014 HSS Research Dissemination Special Competition. More


Miranda Mann Awarded Gail Wilson Award for Outstanding Contribution

Congratulations to Kinesiology student Miranda Mann on receiving the Gail Wilson Award for Outstanding Contribution. More