Thesis Defense – MSc – AABI


The University of British Columbia – Faculty of Land and Food Systems
announces The Oral Examination For the Degree of

M.Sc. (AABI)


Thursday, April 16, 2015; 1:00 p.m.

Room 350 MacMillan Bldg.


THESIS TITLE: The Effect of the Expression of Estrus at the Time of Artificial Insemination on Target Genes in the Endometrium, Conceptus and Corpus Luteum off Beef Cows

Supervisory Committee
Dr. R. Cerri (Supervisor)
Dr. X. Lu (Committee member)
Dr. K. Cheng (Committee member)

Examining Committee
Dr. M. Upadhyaya (Chair)
Dr. R. Cerri (Supervisor)
Dr. X. Lu (Committee member)
Dr. E. Jan (External)
Everyone Welcome!

Graduate Pathways to Success Session: Leading with Emotional Intelligence


Registration is now open for:

Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

For a complete session description, please see

To register, please visit: (NOTE: cwl login is required; if you have not yet registered on you must first register for the site, then refresh to register for the event.  Registration appears at the bottom of the event page).  If you have difficulty with registration, please e-mail

Please let me know if you have questions.

Thank you,

Jacqui Brinkman
Manager, Graduate Pathways to Success Program | Office of the Dean | Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
Phone 604 827 4578 | Fax 604 822 5802
170 – 6371 Crescent Road | Vancouver, BC  Canada V6T 1Z2 |


Graduate Programs: Waitlist Registration is now OPEN for May 16, 23, 24 2015 Grad ISW


Waitlist registration is now open for the Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) May 16, 23, 24 2015.  The ISW is an internationally recognized program and students receive transcript notation for their participation.  It is a 3-day intensive workshop that develops participant’s teaching skills and confidence.  It is appropriate for first time teachers or those with years of experience.  Join the thousands of students who have taken this workshop.

IMPORTANT: The workshop runs from 8:15am-5:00pm. Please note you must be able to attend all three days, i.e. the entire 24 hour workshop.  Please find attached the policy for registering in an ISW.

This workshop is always in high demand. To register for the May 16, 23, 24 ISW, please go to the following link and sign-up:

Please let me know if you have any questions.



Jane Young
Events Assistant | Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
214 – 1961 East Mall | Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1
Phone 604.827.4871  |  @UBC_CTLT   | UBC.CTLT

UBC Summer Programs – Indigenous Education


This summer, UBC Faculty of Education is offering a number of summer learning opportunities in Indigenous Education. These are specialized institutes that provide for concentrated professional learning.

Would you please help us spread the word among faculty, staff and students of the Faculty of Land and Food Systems who may be interested in professional programs in Indigenous Education.  We¹ve also included the M.Ed. cohort with a focus on Leadership in Indigenous Education currently accepting applications.

The program announcements are available in HTML format below, or by posters downloaded from the program webpages, for easy distribution.

Kind regards,


Heather McGregor
Professional Development & Community Engagement
Faculty of Education
The University of British Columbia
1304 ­ 2125 Main Mall | Vancouver, BC  Canada V6T 1Z4

Fundraising Event for the Canadian Cancer Society


As you may know, April is Daffodil Month in Canada. To raise awareness and support the Canadian Cancer Society, we will be hosting a Maple Syrup Taffy Social Fundraiser in the FNH foyer on Monday April 20th, 2015 at 3:00 pm.

Come make a donation and enjoy some traditional Canadian treats such as maple syrup taffy served on snow and handmade maple butter!

All money raised will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society.

If you have any questions or would like to make a donation and are unable to attend the event, please contact Isabelle (

Hope to see you on April 20th!

Isabelle Lacroix & Theresa Schroder