Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

The Global Eco-crisis: Is it too late? Lecture by David Suzuki

The Global Eco-crisis: Is it too late? Lecture by David Suzuki

Dr. David Suzuki, distinguished Canadian environmentalist and UBC Professor Emeritus, in conjunction with the opening of the Centre for Interactive Research & the Accelerating Sustainability International Conference, presents a public lecture at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts on Thursday, November 3 at 7:30 pm. In an engaging, 60-minute lecture entitled “The Global Eco-crisis: Is it too late?”, Dr. Suzuki offers his insights on the state of the environment and whether there is hope for the future.

Sustainability Learning 101

Drop-in anytime between 1-4pm at the Sustainability Education Resource Centre to get one-on-one advise from a Student Advisor about integrating sustainability into your studies through courses, leadership and volunteer opportunities, and get informed about current sustainability events happening on and off campus.

Beyond Concept Maps: Mindmapping Innovations for Multifaceted-Sustainability

Participants in this seminar will: survey a diversity of mindmap forms/types, assess examples of their application to transformative sustainability learning, and create a mindmap of their own that illuminates a research-related concept, a course syllabus, or the essential elements that catalyze and perpetuate personal sustainability.

Sustainability Learning 101

Want to incorporate sustainability into your studies?
Come talk to us and get one-on-one advise on how to integrate sustainability into your existing degree through curricular and co-curricular opportunities.

Mothers Managing Pain In Preterm Infants: The Present and the Future of Neonatal Intensive Care

More than 12-million premature infants are born worldwide each year. Preterm infants undergo repeatedly essential, but painful, care-related procedures. This talk will focus on the recent findings from a trial in which mothers provided a natural treatment, breastfeeding, to manage their infants’ pain.

Mortality and the Artist

Two writers and a musician will contribute to an evening of readings and song, exploring the idea of mortality as the most profound source for artistic expression. Why do we write and sing about death? What functions do our writings have for us, for our readers and our audiences?

What Did Galileo Know of Arabic/Islamic Science and How Did He Know It?

The visit of Dr. Saliba is an initiative of the Middle East Consortium of BC and of the Vancouver Mulsim Community Centre in celebration of Islamic History Month, and is financially sponsored by the UBC Department of History; the Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies; the Office of the Dean of Arts; the Office of the Dean of Applied Sciences; and Green College.

Democracy and Freedom: Strange Bedfellows

lecture co-sponsored by the BC Civil Liberties Association: Democracy and Freedom: Strange Bedfellows

Celebrating CIRS | Accelerating Sustainability International Conference

Name: Celebrating CIRS | Accelerating Sustainability International Conference Date & Time: November 3 – 5, Thursday: 11:00AM – 9:00PM, Friday: 9:30AM – 6:00PM, Saturday: 10:30AM – 3:00PM Location: CIRS, 2260 West Mall and Graduate Student Society, 6371 Crescent Road Description: Attend a groundbreaking conference and explore the ways in which we can advance debates, technologies, […]

Writing Across Borders

Neighbourhood residents and UBC’s creative writing students will read their works