Black Male Initiative Welcome Back Event

Black Male Initiative Welcome Back Event

Register to attend and receive event updates: https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9Ys0u0fVlpPeQgC About the Event The Term Two Welcome Back is a game night event, a space to meet, have fun, reconnect with each […]


Completing the Circle: A Path Towards Nutrient Circularity in Food Systems

Completing the Circle: A Path Towards Nutrient Circularity in Food Systems

Can we achieve balance in the nutrient cycle? In an ideal world the nutrients in soil, such as phosphorus and nitrogen, flow through the entire food system, growing into plants, […]


The Phil Lind Initiative: Masha Gessen

The Phil Lind Initiative: Masha Gessen

The 2023 Phil Lind Initiative kicks off with Masha Gessen, award-winning author of eleven books and staff writer for The New Yorker bearing insightful and searing commentary on Russia, LGBTQ2+ […]


Decolonial Dialogues Series: Cultivating Solidarity Among Indigenous, Black and People of Colour (IBPOC) Students – Celebrating Community Wellbeing

Decolonial Dialogues Series: Cultivating Solidarity Among Indigenous, Black and People of Colour (IBPOC) Students – Celebrating Community Wellbeing

Connect with educators and advocates Navi Gill, Morgan Switzer-Rodney, and Courtenay Gibson on creating individual and community wellbeing during times of uncertainty, grief and joy as IBPOC students in a […]


Roadmap for Change: Implementing anti-racism commitments at UBC

Roadmap for Change: Implementing anti-racism commitments at UBC

In April 2022, the Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force (ARIE TF) released 54 recommendations aimed at addressing the many forms of systemic racism at UBC.   Now, as we […]


Finding Forgiveness

Finding Forgiveness

Join us on January 6, 2023, at the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) for an illuminating discussion panel on World War II Japanese Canadian Internment, produced in collaboration with UBC Library, the Arts Club […]


COP27 and the politics of power, people, and place

COP27 and the politics of power, people, and place

Join our post-COP27 event for an opportunity to hear from and speak with faculty and student delegates who’ve just returned from climate negotiations in Sharm El Sheikh.


Reflections on the 20th Party Congress and the Future of Chinese Politics

Reflections on the 20th Party Congress and the Future of Chinese Politics

This roundtable will bring together a group of leading China experts to reflect on the recent 20th Party Congress and its implications for the future of Chinese politics. Securing an […]


Black Male Initiative (BMI) November Gathering

Black Male Initiative (BMI) November Gathering

Register to attend and receive event updates: https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9Ys0u0fVlpPeQgC The November Gathering will be an opportunity to connect with each other and learn more about the program. All Black male students […]


Women in the Workplace

Women in the Workplace

On November 18th at 5pm, UBC WEC will be hosting a free, online seminar “Women in the Workplace”. We will be hosting three women in three different professions (non-profit founder, […]


What’s the Harm? Considering the Community Impacts of Hate Crime

What’s the Harm? Considering the Community Impacts of Hate Crime

The Vancouver Institute Public Lecture Series: What’s the Harm? Considering the Community Impacts of Hate Crime Dr. Barbara Perry, Director, Centre on Hate, Bias and Extremism, University of Ontario Institute […]


Grief, Loss, and Resilience Workshop

Join us in-person and on Zoom for an interactive presentation by, Harjinder Heer and Pardeep Atwal, Registered Clinical Counselors to learn about grief, loss, and how to build resiliency. You […]


iCON Virtual Chinese Health Forum, Nov 19 – 20

iCON Virtual Chinese Health Forum, Nov 19 – 20

“Take Charge of Your Health: Living Well Together with Diabetes”, this forum is designed to help patients, their families and caregivers optimize their quality of life by empowering them with […]


COP27 Live!

COP27 Live!

Join UBC students, staff, and faculty on-the-ground at COP27 in conversation with CBC News climate journalist Lisa Johnson for an inside view of the negotiations, discussions, and emotions of the […]


IBPOC Voices: A Conversation with Dr. Adrian Yee

IBPOC Voices: A Conversation with Dr. Adrian Yee

Join us virtually on Friday, November 4th, 2022 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (PST), for “IBPOC Voices: A Conversation with Dr. Adrian Yee”. IBPOC Voices is a new monthly […]


Decolonial Dialogues Series: Cultivating Solidarity Among Indigenous, Black and People of Colour (IBPOC) Students – Centering Two-Spirit and IBPOC Voices in Queer Liberation

Decolonial Dialogues Series: Cultivating Solidarity Among Indigenous, Black and People of Colour (IBPOC) Students – Centering Two-Spirit and IBPOC Voices in Queer Liberation

Connect with artists and activists Corrina Sparrow, Cicely Belle Blain, and Love Intersections’ David Ng and Jen Sunshine while discussing Two-Spirit and IBPOC Queer experiences in a safe space. Snacks […]


UBC Reads Sustainability with Geoff Dembicki

UBC Reads Sustainability with Geoff Dembicki

Featuring The Petroleum Papers: Inside the Far-Right Conspiracy to Cover Up Climate Change Join climate investigative journalist and award winning author Geoff Dembicki live from Brooklyn for a conversation on […]


Public Health and Pandemic Caring in Context

Public Health and Pandemic Caring in Context

2022 Nursing History Symposium with Dr. Esyllt Jones, University of Manitoba, who will deliver the keynote address: Pandemic Caring: public health nursing and community in the history of infectious disease […]


Cold War with China: What’s a university to do?

Cold War with China: What’s a university to do?

The Vancouver Institute Public Lecture Series COLD WAR WITH CHINA: WHAT’S A UNIVERSITY TO DO Dr. Paul Evans, Professor and HSBC Chair in Asian Research Location: P. A. Woodward Instructional […]


(De)humanizing? Critiquing Representations of Human Rights in Film

(De)humanizing? Critiquing Representations of Human Rights in Film

How can media and film fetishize, be dehumanizing or further shape the discussion around human rights. How are human rights represented, reinforced or challenged in film? What goes into making […]


Global Health Lunch and Learn Seminar Series – An Update of Global Health Initiatives in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Global Health Lunch and Learn Seminar Series – An Update of Global Health Initiatives in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems

Global Health Lunch & Learn Seminar Series:  An Update of Global Health Initiatives in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems Presenter: Dr. Rickey Yada, Professor and Dean, Faculty of […]


Nocturnal – Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Nocturnal – Beaty Biodiversity Museum

Join artist Bettina Harvey for a meet-and greet about her new exhibition, Drift: from the forest to the sea. Harvey’s illustrations of driftwood explore themes of time, love, and ecology. […]


Climate Stories from UBC

Climate Stories from UBC

On October 27, climate researchers from UBC will gather to tell stories about their work for climate justice, their partnerships with communities from around the world, and how their work […]


Wellness and Mindfulness Café – Beyond Tomorrow Scholars Program

Wellness and Mindfulness Café – Beyond Tomorrow Scholars Program

Join us for this workshop where we will be exploring mindfulness, navigating stress and anxiety and sustaining meaningful mental health habits throughout the semester. Food and refreshments will be provided. […]


Decolonial Dialogues Series: Cultivating Solidarity Among Indigenous, Black and People of Colour (IBPOC) Students – Narrating Experiences In Storytelling

Decolonial Dialogues Series: Cultivating Solidarity Among Indigenous, Black and People of Colour (IBPOC) Students – Narrating Experiences In Storytelling

Join us as we kick off the Decolonial Dialogues series with the first session, Narrating Experiences In Storytelling. This session on poetry and storytelling features writers and panel members Junie […]