February 15, 2023
Thinking beyond Black History Month
In my opinion
Wayfinding with paradox in troubled times.
BY ANITA GIRVAN, NICOLA DOVE & PRISCILLA MCGREER | FEB 13 2023

<i>Academic Aunties</i> provides a community of care
Academic Aunties provides a community of care
The podcast features frank discussions on navigating academic work as a woman, a racialized scholar and a person traditionally underrepresented in higher education.
BY MICHAEL RANCIC | FEB 15 2023

Building a multi-university joint language BA program
Building a multi-university joint language BA program
The proposal overcomes the common challenge of insufficient numbers and resources to offer degrees in languages such as Chinese.
BY WEI CAI | FEB 09 2023

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Last fall’s semester: deciphering a crazy time
Last fall’s semester: deciphering a crazy time
As the first “normal” semester since 2019, this past fall proved to be anything but normal – and 2023 is likely to be just as tense.
BY ALEXANDRE BEAUPRÉ-LAVALLÉE | FEB 10 2023

Skills training in the age of rapid technological change
Skills training in the age of rapid technological change
ChatGPT is demonstrating the disruptive potential of AI for higher education. The challenge is to identify how to use this disruption to advance learning.
BY LOLEEN BERDAHL | FEB 14 2023

Exiting your profession
Exiting your profession
Responding to an inner call to explore a fresh facet of your professional identity means shedding some “shoulds.”
BY ISABEAU IQBAL | FEB 13 2023

Rumee Ahmed University of British Columbia

In September, Rumee Ahmed began his appointment as vice-provost, international pro tem in the offices of the provost and vice-president, academic, at the University of British Columbia and the University of British Columbia Okanagan. Dr. Ahmed first joined UBC as an assistant professor in 2011 and served as associate dean, strategy and innovation, for the faculty of arts from 2016-20. In 2021, Dr. Ahmed, whose research is in Islamic law, was named a Canada Research Chair in theology and ethics.

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