September 20th, 2011 by janwallace | Comments Off on Riding with Madonna – Legendary policewoman to discuss negotiation and decision-making on the street
Legendary policewoman, crisis negotiator and inspirational speaker Linda Stewart shares her remarkable stories from the streets of Vancouver on Wednesday, September 28 at 5:30 pm. Linda, former police constable who is now an instructor at the Justice Institute of British Columbia, is well-known within the police community for her compassionate and caring approach to young people in distress. Her upcoming documentary, Riding with Madonna, features Stewart as she succeeds in saving a distraught young man’s life. Her work with the VPD focused on negotiating crisis situations with people on the streets of Vancouver, and on Wednesday September 28th she will be sharing her experiences with us in the Victoria Learning Theatre, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at UBC.
During the event, Linda will show the upcoming documentary based on her life’s work, Riding with Madonna. Don’t miss this chance to hear about Stewart’s extraordinary experiences, gained from more than three decades with the Vancouver Police Department. A brief question and answer session will follow.
This event is jointly hosted by the Chapman Learning Commons in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and the Canaccord Learning Commons at the Sauder School of Business.
Please register to attend this session at http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/2488
September 20th, 2011 by sromkey | Comments Off on Featured photograph: Strathcona class portrait
It's September, and that means back to school, so our featured photograph this month is one of several Strathcona Elementary School portraits from the Chung Collection:
Posted on September 20th, 2011 by sromkey
September 20th, 2011 by Lorne Madgett | Comments Off on What is happening with EBSCOhost Databases?
Just a heads up. There are some title URLs and coverage problems with various EBSCOhost databases. Per our good friends at Serials Solutions…
“We are having data inconsistency issues… and are working to obtain the correct dates and URLs for every title.”
So, keep emailing us if you run into problems, but be prepared for a bumpy ride.
September 20th, 2011 by Eugene Barsky | Comments Off on Math Dance
courtesy of “Fantasy on high”.