The blog for UBC GEOGRAPHER has been retired. All news and announcements starting June 2014 will be on the new UBC Geography website under News.


MAY 2014
In the Media: Dr. Karen Bakker on needing a new approach for transboundary water governance (Vancouver Sun)
News: Three students prep for their NZ group study program
People: Adjunct Professor, Tom Koch, updates us from Toronto
News: Emily Huang relays her experience with Arts Tri-Mentoring
News: PhD candidate Rosemary Collard talks about her investigation into global exotic animal trafficking!
News: The new Ross Mackay Graduate Lounge had its grand opening earlier this month
People: UBC Sustainability talks to Blake Allen, GSA Co-President, on his work with UBC’s hopyard
News: GEOB 472 final project — Cartography & Game of Thrones with Franklin Po
People: Congratulations to Sandy Lapsky for winning a UBC President’s Staff Award!
News: Read about GEOG 495’s project this year on Migrant Workers’ Dignity
News: Dr. Liz Lee shares some of her students’ icebreaker artwork with us
People: Outgoing GSA Execs share their future plans with us
Photos: Our 2014 Graduation Reception photos are up on our Facebook page!

APRIL 2014
Grad News: If you haven’t already seen it, the Spring PLN Newsletter is HERE
Geography Cares: Read about the Annual Chili Fest HERE
Grad News: The Spring Symposium schedule is HERE
People: Oliver Belcher, “From Afghanistan to Lapland Via UBC” HERE
Grad News: PLN Mentor/Mentee Survey Results are in HERE
People: Congratulations to Dr. Sundberg for being ranked in the top 5% of instructors in the Faculty of Arts HERE
Digital Life: GeoGala 2014 photos are up on the GSA’s Facebook page HERE
Announcements: The final doctoral examination for David Steven Luzi is scheduled for Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 9:00 AM in Room 203
Grad News: Congratulations to Marc Tadaki for winning a Killam Doctoral Scholarship!
Columns: Dr. Jim Glassman,Graduate Program Chair, reflects on the 2014 Application statistics HERE
Grad News: Congratulations to Kean and Rosemary for winning AAG EGSG Awards!
Geography Cares: 30 pairs of eyeglasses were collected for CLERC!