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Posted on: April 25, 2017
Five students, Maggie Miland, Matt Hume, Natalia Balyasnikova, Felix Tso and Melissa Morrison, who have volunteered at the UBC Learning Exchange, were nominated to attend this year’s UBC Student Leader Recognition event. This April 5th event hosted by the President’s Office recognized students whose sustained involvement has provided valuable contributions to the UBC Vancouver campus […]
Posted on: March 30, 2017
How do you heal from the painful experience and memories of being removed from your family and being forced to attend an Indian Residential School? That was the question on many people’s minds when they came to hear Elder Roberta Price share her experiences.
Posted on: March 15, 2017
It’s not every day that a municipality gives out awards to its citizens for their leadership. And it’s not every day that citizens who collect recyclables from our garbage are awarded the Greenest City Leadership Award. But that’s what happened on Feb. 28th when the Binners’ Project was honored with a 2017 Award of Excellence for their incredible efforts to divert waste, directly enhancing the City’s Greenest Action Plan goals.
Posted on: March 7, 2017
With almost 100 people turning out on February 22nd to engage in dialogue and share perspectives on Hogan’s Alley, it was abundantly clear that there is a high level of interest in learning more about what became of the area that was once home to a small but growing African-Canadian community in Vancouver. The audience […]
Posted on: February 9, 2017
Looking for a deep-dive into what makes a community-university space, like the Learning Exchange, tick? Check out The Learning Exchange: a Shared Space for the University of British Columbia and Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside Communities by Angela Towle and Kathleen Leahy. The article was featured in Metropolitan Universities fall issue (Volume 27, Issue 3) entitled Campus and […]