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Susan E. Parker, University Librarian at UBC, is appointed Associate Faculty Member

June 13, 2019

Dr. Parker will contribute to the iSchool through research collaborations, supervision of student research and strategic initiatives.

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UBC iSchool welcomes Dr. Tricia Logan as new assistant professor

June 13, 2019

Dr. Logan will be teaching LIBR564, Information Practice and Protocol in Support of Indigenous Initiatives in the upcoming year.

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UBC Launches Canada’s First Graduate Blockchain Training Path

June 12, 2019

UBC is launching Canada's first blockchain and distributed ledger technology training path for graduate students.

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iSchool welcomes Dr. Tess Prendergast as new lecturer

June 7, 2019

Tess will be teaching librarianship and children’s literature courses, and she is particularly excited about helping to prepare new librarians for their important roles in diverse communities.

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Dr. Hannah Turner joins UBC iSchool

June 5, 2019

Dr. Hannah Turner is a critical information studies scholar who investigates the connection between documentation, culture, and technology.

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iSchool 2019 graduates

June 1, 2019

On Friday, May 24, more than 70 students graduated from the iSchool. Before the congregation ceremony, the graduates and their families were invited to a reception in the iSchool where they received graduating gifts, family portraits and flowers for the ceremony. Congratulations to all of the graduates!

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Leslie Weir appointed as Librarian and Archivist of Canada

May 31, 2019

Ms. Weir will be the first woman to become Librarian and Archivist of Canada since the merging of these two institutions.

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Dual iSchool student Emily Larson Receives Theodore Calvin Pease Award

May 17, 2019

Congratulations to Dual iSchool student Emily Larson for receiving the Theodore Calvin Pease Award, given by the Society of American Archivists (SAA).

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iSchool MACL alumna Kallie George is on a publishing streak

May 16, 2019

Congratulations to MACL alumna Kallie George for the recent publication of three new books! 

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DUAL student Nicole Mulder, winner of the 2018/19 Arts Student Portfolio of the Year competition

May 13, 2019

We are pleased to share that MLIS student, Nicole Mulder, is the winner of the 2018/19 Arts Student Portfolio of the Year competition for the portfolio she began as part of the MLIS core.

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