Reported in today’s Vancouver Sun, Don Mavinic, UBC professor of Civil Engineering, will receive a 2010 Manning Innovation Award, the $25,000 David E. Mitchell Award of Distinction, for a bio-digester system that takes nutrients at waste water treatment plants and transforms them into a commercial fertilizer product. Read the full story here: Engineers with a […]

Thursday September 9, I will be giving a short presentation at the Welcome Reception for Mechanical Engineering Graduate Students. I look forward to meeting the new students and talking to them about what resource the Science & Engineering Library has to support their studies and research. **image credit from Springer

UBC Library is providing trial access to Books 24×6 BusinessPro until September 17, 2010.  This electronic book collection contains thousands of business titles from top industry publishers and authors including: AMACOM, ASTD, Harvard Business School Press, Jossey-Bass, Oxford, Wiley, Ken Blanchard, Marshall Goldsmith and more.

Subjects covered are: 

  • Project management
  • Leadership development
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  • Organizational development
  • Customer relationship management
  • Career advancement
  • Corporate case studies
  • Six Sigma
  • Time management
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Included  in the trial is  access to another collection called OfficeEssentials, which presents how-to-use information on desktop programs, such as the Microsoft Office suite.

After you explore this database, please be sure to provide feedback via the form on the resource page or to the trial coordinator Christina Sylka

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The Select Standing Committee on Legislative Initiatives is composed of the following MLAs:

Terry Lake (convener), Liberal, Kamloops-North Thompson

Eric Foster, Liberal, Vernon-Monashee

Dave S. Hayer, Liberal, Surrey-Tynehead

Richard T. Lee, Liberal, Burnaby North

Pat Pimm, Liberal, Peace River North

John Slater, Liberal, Boundary-Similkameen

Katrine Conroy, NDP, Kootenay West

Mike Farnworth, NDP, Port Coquitlam

Rob Fleming, NDP, Victoria-Swan Lake

Jenny Kwan, NDP, Vancouver-Mount Pleasant

The proceedings of the Select Standing Committee on Legislative Initiatives will be streamed live to the Internet.
At 12:45 PM today, a link will appear on this page to the Webcast of the proceedings:

http://www.leg.bc.ca/hansard/webcasts/

In addition, the archive Webcast and transcript of the proceedings will be linked on this page:

http://www.leg.bc.ca/cmt/39thparl/session-2/legis/index.htm

APSC 201 students with Randy Kerr will see us during the following times this term: APSC 176, Section 176 –  in MCLD 214 – Tue, 21 September, 11:00am – 11:30am APSC 201 – CEME 1215 (sec 108) – Fri, 24 September, 11:00am – 11:30am APSC 201, Sect. 115 – MCLD 220 – Fri, 24 September, […]

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