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New resources for students

August 27, 2018

As of August 10, the iSchool has moved its Resources site into a new UBC Faculty of Arts platform.

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The Designing for People (DFP) Graduate Specialization

August 10, 2018

Are you interested in human-centred design of systems, or interaction design? Check out the new Designing For People specialization.

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2018 call for nominations for iSchool distinguished alumni award

Nominations open for UBC iSchool Distinguished Alumni Award

August 8, 2018

Do you know an outstanding iSchool alum? Nominate them for our Distinguished Alumni Award!

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UBC’s iSchool ranked number one in Canada for library and information studies, and fourth in the world

August 1, 2018

The 2018 QS World University Rankings put the iSchool as number one in Canada, and fourth in the world.

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Dr. Kathie Shoemaker wins faculty community service award

July 11, 2018

An adjunct professor and award-winning author, Dr. Shoemaker was recognized by Alumni UBC.

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iSchool welcomes international scholar Fereshteh Didegah as new lecturer

July 9, 2018

Dr. Didegah, a former adjunct professor, has worked as a postdoctoral researcher in Finland and Denmark before coming to Canada.

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iSchool students Chalcraft and Batista win ARMA Scholarships

June 11, 2018

Jennette Chalcraft (MASLIS) and Danielle Batista (PhD) have been awarded scholarships from the ARMA International Educational Foundation.

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iSchool 2018 graduates

June 7, 2018

More than 70 students graduated from the iSchool in May 2018.

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iSchool MACL students illuminate monstrosity with conference success

June 5, 2018

The 6th Biennial Graduate Student Children’s Literature Conference took place in early May.

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iSchool alum Christina de Castell appointed head of Vancouver Public Library

June 5, 2018

De Castell (MLIS '01) succeeds Sandra Singh (MLIS '97) as the new head of VPL.

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