By Dr. Margot Leigh Butler, Academic Director on January 6, 2010
The Humanities 101 Community Programme (Hum101) offers free non-credit university-level courses at UBC for people living on the Downtown Eastside (DTES) and nearby areas who are passionate about learning and knowledge, and who are living on very low incomes. Students receive bus tickets to get to and from UBC for each class, vouchers for meals […]
By Karrmen Crey on December 4, 2009
The First Nations House of Learning welcomes Dr. David Close from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in northeast Oregon. He will serve as the Distinguished Science Professor of Aboriginal Fisheries in Fisheries and Zoology.
By Karrmen Crey on December 1, 2009
Services for Aboriginal students at UBC just got an extra boost. Students looking for one-on-one help with course assignments and essay writing can now look to Brittany Luby, the First Nations Longhouse tutor for 2009/2010. Brittany, a graduate student in the UBC history department, approached the First Nations House of Learning with an offer to […]
By Karrmen Crey on November 4, 2009
When the Museum of Anthropologyʼs Native Youth Program (NYP) was introduced in 1979, it was the first such initiative to offer Native youth the opportunity to research…