Events and Notices




Events

Okanagan

2011 President’s Town Hall

September 21

Seeking answers to questions is what a university is all about. What have we accomplished this year? Where are we going from here? Each year the President’s Town Halls bring the UBC community together for an interactive dialogue.

UBC Dialogues: Can the Okanagan Achieve Social Sustainability?

September 24

The Okanagan has one of the oldest populations in North America. How will the region retain its youth and attract ongoing investment and newcomers? What social, cultural, and economic mixes are desirable?

Dentistry Alumni Wine Reception at TODS Meeting, Kelowna

Friday, October 21, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Delta Grand Okanagan Resort and Conference Centre

Contact alumni@dentistry.ubc.ca for more info


Richmond

UBC Dialogues: Complementary medicine: Can we have faith in health alternatives?

October 26

Join us for a provocative dialogue about complementary medicine.


Surrey

9th Annual Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament (Dentistry)

Sunday, September 18, 1:00pm

Morgan Creek Golf Course
Surrey, BC
Contact alumni@dentistry.ubc.ca for more info


Toronto

September Dim Sum

September 24

UBC-TO is switching it up for this month. Instead of the usual pub night, we’re doing Dim Sum!

Niagara Wine and Architecture Tour

October 22

Sample fine Ontario wines while learning about the unique design of four wineries known for their innovative use of architecture to achieve environmental sustainability. $99+HST/person

UBC Dialogues

November 10

UBC Alumni Affairs is coming to your community to engage in a dialogue and knowledge exchange about the issues that matter most to you. Join us in your community and hear how UBC’s interdisciplinary research and teaching are addressing some of these complex societal issues.

(Please check the website for updates closer to the date of the event.)


Vancouver

2011 President’s Town Hall

September 19

Seeking answers to questions is what a university is all about. What have we accomplished this year? Where are we going from here? Each year the President’s Town Halls bring the UBC community together for an interactive dialogue.

Law Building Official Opening Ceremony

September 23

Space is very limited and seating in the Forum is not guaranteed. Please RSVP by September 20.

Homecoming 2011

September 24

Join us for Homecoming 2011 as the UBC T-Birds take on the Manitoba Bisons.

UBC Pharmaceutical Sciences Class of 2001 Reunion

September 24

Calling all 2001 UBC Pharmacy Grads! We want to see you back on campus like you never left!

UBC Dentistry Family Day

September 24

Nobel Biocare Oral Health Centre
UBC Point Grey Campus

Theatre at UBC: The Trial of Judith K.

October 3

Join us for a special alumni reception and performance of Sally Clark’s The Trial of Judith K. at the Frederic Wood Theatre.

UBC BSN Class of 1971 Reunion: 40 Years Later

October 22

It’s been 40 years since graduation and it’s time to reconnect.

The Next Step: Getting Down to Business

November 1

Join other recent grads for the next event in our personal and professional development series, The Next Step, and find out why learning the social norms of your workplace should become one of your first priorities.

(Please check the website for more details closer to the date of the event.)

UBC Dialogues: Immigration: Does the path of opportunity lead toward or away from Canada?

November 15

Immigration to Canada is painted in the rosiest of terms, the proverbial ‘land of milk and honey.’ But how are the needs of immigrants being met once they arrive? Is there truly a wealth of opportunity, or are their dreams curdling? Conversely, where are people from Canada going and why? Are they looking for opportunities they simply can’t find here?

Asian Studies 50th Anniversary Banquet

December 3

Ever since its founding in 1961, the Asian Studies Department has been at the forefront of teaching and research about Asia in North America. Come join us as we celebrate our 50th anniversary.

Geological Sciences/Engineering Alumni Reception at Roundup 2012

January 24

Join us at the third annual UBC Science Alumni Reception at the Roundup Conference in Vancouver. Invitations will be distributed via email so be sure to keep in touch.

First time you’ve heard about it? Email alumni@science.ubc.ca to be put on the RSVP list.


Orlando

Orlando Get-Together

October 1

The alumni of Central Florida are getting together again. If you’re in the area, come along for some great food and conversation!


San Francisco

UBC Alumni Night with the San Francisco Giants

September 26

Join fellow UBC alumni for an evening game against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T Park.

UBC Dialogues: Where is the value in art?

October 20

Join us for a provocative dialogue about the value of art.


New York

UBC Dialogues

November 9

UBC Alumni Affairs is coming to your community to engage in a dialogue and knowledge exchange about the issues that matter most to you. Join us in your community and hear how UBC’s interdisciplinary research and teaching are addressing some of these complex societal issues. Keep an eye on our calendar for details.

(Please check the website for more details closer to the date of the event.)


Paris

Alumni Reception at the Canadian Cultural Centre

October 22

Join fellow UBC alumni and exchange students living in Paris (and across France), as well as graduates from other Canadian universities, for a mid-autumn reception. Enjoy cocktails and light snacks as you reconnect with your alma mater.


Notices

Call for Nominations for Honorary Degree Recipients

The Senates of UBC (Vancouver and Okanagan) are issuing a call for nominations for honorary degree recipients. Any member of the public or the University community may submit nominations. All nominations are valid for a period of three years (the year of nomination, plus two years).

For more information and to make a nomination, please visit the Senate websites:

Okanagan: http://www.senate.ubc.ca/okanagan/honorary.cfm – Okanagan campus

Vancouver: http://www.senate.ubc.ca/vancouver/honorary.cfm – Vancouver campus


Calling Computer Science Grads from 2002 or 1987

Do some real networking and renew old friendships in 2012. If you’re a Computer Science alumnus and your tenth or twenty-fifth anniversaries are upon you, it’s time to celebrate. Contact Michele Ng at mng@cs.ubc.ca for details or to volunteer.


American Association for the Advancement of Science

Will you be attending the AAAS annual meeting http://www.aaas.org/meetings/ in 2012? The meeting is one of the most widely recognized pan-science events, with hundreds of networking opportunities and broad global media coverage. If you’re a UBC Science grad who plans on attending and you’re interested in mingling with other Science grads and faculty members, please be sure to let us know. Should we receive a sufficient amount of interest, we’ll plan an exclusive UBC Science gathering and share additional details as they develop. Please email us with your level of interest at: alumni@science.ubc.ca

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