WE HAVE MOVED

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!