Posts Tagged ‘First Nations’

Mural: The Art of Parenting According to Old and New Wisdom

Student helps First Nations bring parenting values to life

Apr. 8, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Extra, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Aftab Erfan was intrigued when she learned that a Vancouver Island First Nation band had approached UBC’s School of Community & Regional Planning (SCARP) for help drafting and implementing their community plan.

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Idle No More demonstration at the First Nations Longhouse on Jan 3. Photo by: Thane Bonar

Idle No More Teach-in at UBC

Jan. 30, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Media Advisory, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

UBC First Nations House of Learning hosts Idle No More Teach-in

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Students outside the UBC First Nations House of Learning. Photo by Don Erhardt

New UBC-Langara program to help more Aboriginal students get university degrees

Sep. 27, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , ,

UBC and Langara College have partnered to create a transfer program to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students working toward a university degree. The program offers up to $8,500 in scholarships to Aboriginal students, plus guaranteed admission to UBC’s Faculty of Arts and personalized support from Aboriginal advisors at both institutions.

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UBC anthropologists help return iconic rock art to B.C. First Nation

Jun. 11, 2012 | Filed under: Extra, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

A massive piece of Aboriginal rock art, transported across the province nearly a century ago to reside in Vancouver, is finally heading home.

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UBC offers new $20,000 scholarships for Aboriginal students

Mar. 21, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia has launched two new major entrance scholarships to help attract and support outstanding Canadian Aboriginal high school students to UBC.

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UBC launches Canada’s only journalism course to focus on First Nations and the media

Sep. 7, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , ,

The UBC Graduate School of Journalism has launched the only university journalism course in Canada dedicated to improving the quality of Aboriginal representation by the news media.

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UBC Museum of Anthropology receives prestigious national landmark status

May. 4, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia’s iconic Museum of Anthropology, designed by the renowned late architect Arthur Erickson, has received one of Canada’s most prestigious architectural awards. The museum is one of four buildings to receive the 2011 Prix du XXe Siècle Award for enduring excellence in Canadian architecture from Architecture Canada | RAIC, the Royal [...]

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UBC experts available to comment on resignation of B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell

Nov. 3, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory, Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

UBC experts are available to offer a variety of perspectives on today’s resignation of B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell.

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The cultural legacy of the 2010 Winter Olympics

Feb. 25, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Sport wasn’t the only winning act of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Music, art, performances and programs riveted hundreds of thousands of onlookers who gathered in official venues and on city streets to enjoy Olympic-inspired culture.

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