May 17, 2022

University of British Columbia hosts first-ever forum addressing Scarborough Charter on anti-Black racism

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May 16, 2022

Congrats Robert!

May 5, 2022   Esteemed Dean Jan Hare; Esteemed Colleagues: It is a distinct pleasure for me to present the Killam Teaching Prize on behalf of the Department of Educational Studies to our esteemed colleague Professor Robert VanWynsberghe. Prof. VanWynsberghe has garnered an outstanding and exemplary record of teaching. He continues to contribute to curriculum […]


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May 15, 2022

Webinar – Climate Justice Education: Weaving Together Our Stories Of Nature And Place


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May 11, 2022

Community Making and Black Flourishing Through the Scarborough Charter

On May 13 and 14, the University of British Columbia (UBC) will be hosting the inaugural Inter-Institutional Forum of the Scarborough National Charter on Anti-Black Racism and Black Inclusion in Canadian Higher Education. The forum will include a public symposium, co-hosted by UBC and Simon Fraser University (SFU), on May 14. Community Making and Black […]


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Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force Report Launch

After a year of intensive work, the UBC President’s Task Force on Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence (ARIE TF) has concluded its work and submitted its final report which includes 54 comprehensive recommendations for addressing various forms of racism and related forms of discrimination.  The ARIE TF report was launched to a dual in-person and online audience. […]


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May 9, 2022

Congrats Laurel Forshaw – PDF Travel Award from the UBC Postdoctoral Fellows Office

Laurel Forshaw (PhD) has been awarded a PDF Travel Award from the UBC Postdoctoral Fellows Office for her upcoming conference presentation at the PODIUM Choral Conference & Festival in Toronto, ON. This conference is hosted by Choral Canada (, an organization that serves choral conductors throughout Canada and beyond, and the conference theme is “Reimagine, […]


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April 28, 2022

Dr. Amy Parent is appointed member of the Indigenous Leadership Circle in Research

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April 25, 2022

Dr. Robert VanWynsberghe receives 2021-22 Killam Teaching Prize

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April 22, 2022

Climate and Nature Emergency in the Amazon


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April 21, 2022

VIVID ARCHIVE – A Community Film Premiere + Party 

VIVID ARCHIVE – A Community Film Premiere + Party for “From Chile to Canada: Media Herstories” Directed by Sarah Shamash and Sonia Medel (EDST PhD Student) Saturday, April 23rd 1638 Venables St. Entire event FREE (with film screening RSVP, link below) Doors Open 7 PM⁣⁣ Film Screening (masks recommended) 7:30 PM⁣⁣ Q&A Dialogue 8 PM⁣⁣ DJ […]


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