Events and Notices

Notices



Events

Vancouver

UBC Dialogues: Richmond – Home Sweat Home: Can home ownership be achieved?

October 10, 2012

Join us in Richmond as we discuss the real estate realities of the Lower Mainland.

UBC Alumni Book Club – Fall 2012

October 16, 2012 (Meet and Greet)
November 6, 2012 (Book Discussion)

The UBC Alumni Book Club is back. This fall, the selections are The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls and The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt. Choose one, RSVP and start reading today!

The Next Step: A Great First Impression (in Vancouver)

October 22, 2012

Join fellow recent UBC grads for The Next Step: A Great First Impression and find out how to put your best foot forward and get that extra edge on your competition.

A Night at the Opera Reception and Performance of Giacomo Puccini`s La Bohème

October 23, 2012

Please join us for a very special UBC Alumni and Friends night at the Vancouver Opera.

UBC Emerging Companies

October 23, 2012

Presented by entrepreneurship@UBC and UBC Alumni Affairs. Spark is back for its second year as the place to connect with the UBC entrepreneurial community.

Sauder Business Club of Vancouver: Taking the Plunge Into Entrepreneurship

October 27, 2012

The Sauder Business Club of Vancouver is pleased to present the 1st Annual Entrepreneurship Conference.

2012 UBC Alumni Achievement Awards

November 14, 2012

Judy Rogers, BRE’71, Chair, UBC Alumni Association, and Jeff Todd, Executive Director, Alumni Association and Associate Vice President, Alumni, invite you to join us to celebrate this year’s recipients and hear their stories of remarkable achievement.

Okanagan

UBC Dialogues: Kelowna – What’s the real cost of cheap food?

September 29, 2012

Join us in Kelowna on Saturday, September 29, 2012, for a thought-provoking discussion about the hidden challenges associated with our food supply and what we can do to overcome them.

Staying Mobile: The Secret to Ageing Well?

October 24, 2012

Join UBC experts in bone and hip health for a panel discussion about mobility and get some practical tips to help you maintain your body, mind and independence into your later years.

Paris, France

2012 Paris Canadian University Reception

October 20, 2012

Come and mingle with fellow Canadian University alumni at the 2012 Canadian University Reception in Paris

San Francisco, CA

Moby-Dick at the San Francisco Opera

October 26, 2012

Join us for a special UBC Alumni night at the San Francisco Opera for the production of Moby-Dick.


Reunions

Dentistry

DMD Class of 1987 Reunion
Friday-Sunday, Sept 28-30, 2012
The Cove Lakeside Resort
West Kelowna

Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering Student & Alumni Night – October 23rd

For more information, contact Courtney Smith, Alumni Relations Coordinator, at courtney.smith@ubc.ca or by phone at 604-827-3870.

Medicine

Class of ’60 – Oct 12-14, 2012

Class of ’62 – May 25- 27th, 2012

Class of ’87 – September 14 -16, 2012

Class of 2002 – September 8 & 9, 2012

Midwifery at UBC 10th Anniversary – November 10, 2012
Come celebrate as we recognize the outstanding accomplishments that UBC midwifery & its alumni have made over the past 10 years.

If you would like more information about a reunion listed above please call Marisa Moody at 604-875-4111 ext 62031

Pharmacy

40th reunion for the Pharmaceutical Sciences Class of 1972

Save the date, Class of 1972! Celebrations around your 40th reunion are being planned for Saturday, November 3, 2012.

Sauder School of Business

The BCom 1987 Reunion will take place on Thursday, October 11, 2012. Details and registration to come.

The BCom 1982 Reunion will take place in October 2012. Details to come.

Planning for the BCom 1962 Reunion is underway. Details to come.


Notices

Discount for Alumni on UBC Merchandise at the Bookstore

Show your UBC pride! Use the code* ALU12 for a 12 per cent discount on several UBC-branded items at the UBC Bookstore. You can use the code online or bring your ACard and go in-store. The code will expire December 31, 2012. Three per cent of proceeds will go to alumni programming.

* Expires December 31, 2012

Faculty of Arts, UBC Killam Teaching Prizes

Once again the University is recognizing excellence in teaching through the awarding of prizes to faculty members.  Up to six prize winners will be selected in the Faculty of Arts for 2013.

Eligibility is open to faculty who have three or more years of teaching at UBC.  The three years include 2012 – 2013.

The awards recognize distinguished teaching at all levels; introductory, advanced, graduate courses, graduate supervision, and any combination of levels.

Members of faculty, students, or alumni may suggest candidates to the head of the department, the director of the school, or chair of the program in which the nominee teaches.  These suggestions should be in writing and signed by one or more students, alumni or faculty, and they should include a very brief statement of the basis for the nomination.  You may write a letter of nomination or pick up a form from the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Arts , in Buchanan A240.

The deadline is 4:00 pm on January 11, 2013.  Submit nominations to the department, school or program office in which the nominee teaches.

Winners will be announced mid-April, and they will be identified during Spring Convocation in May.

For further information about these awards contact either your department, school or program office, or Judy Barry, Dean of Arts Office at 604-822-9062.

Call for Abstracts

The Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) is organizing a provincial conference on the topic of water governance and changes in various agency addressing our fresh water here in BC.  The Conference will be taking place downtown at the Wall Centre next March 5 – 7, 2013.

 Learn more about the CWRA’s call for abstracts (PDF) 

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