By Faculty of Arts on November 7, 2012
Author and educator Daniel Heath Justice has joined UBC as both the new chair of its First Nations Studies Program, and as an associate professor in the Department of English…. ArtsWIRE spoke with Justice about his new role, his goals for the First Nations Studies Program, and about his success as a fantasy author.
By Faculty of Forestry on November 7, 2012
Larry Joseph is a graduate of the Faculty of Forestry UBC, in Natural Resources Conservation (1999). Larry is a member of the Frog Clan (Gilseyhu), of the Wet’suswet’en and the Carrier People of north-central British Columbia. Presently, Larry serves as one of the Directors on the 9-person International Board, of the Forest Stewardship Council A.C…
By Thane Bonar on October 23, 2012
Building on last year’s Dialogue on the Indian Residential School System, a series of events will be held at the First Nations Longhouse to provide the University community a chance to learn more about this history, promote dialogue, and plan future initiatives.
By Amy Perreault and Sarah Ling on October 3, 2012
The development of academic and professional programming in the area of classroom climate is relatively new and unexplored. Aboriginal Initiatives programming at the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) responded by creating an innovative professional development series called Aboriginal Initiatives: Classroom Climate.
By Thane Bonar on September 27, 2012
The University of British Columbia and Langara College have partnered to create a transfer program to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students working toward a university degree.