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Congratulations to EDCP Graduate student – Conan Lee 
November 29, 2022

Congratulations to EDCP Graduate student – Conan Lee (Supervisor, Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin), who presented in his first ever international conference organized by the University of Sydney. The 7th STEM in Education Conference: https://stem2022.virtual-conference.au/. The Conference attracted about 200 participants from more than 15 countries around the world. Conan’s poster “Knowledge Co-construction in YouTube Comments on Science Videos: […]
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Physics Webinar and the 43rd UBC Olympics

On November 17, 2022, Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin and her colleagues from the Department of Physics and Astronomy successfully co-organized the first ever online webinar to support physics teachers, coaches, and prospective physics teachers, who are working very hard to inspire physics students to participate in the UBC Physics Olympics. This team hands-on event usually attracts […]
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Congratulations to Dr. Rita Irwin
October 21, 2022

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Professor Rita Irwin who was recognized by the Canadian Society for Education through Art (CSEA) with a unique Lifetime Achievement Award at the CSEA Awards Ceremony on October 15, 2022. It was awarded to her in recognition of the extraordinary scope and impact of her many contributions to the field of Art […]
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Congratulations to Dr. Penney Clark
October 19, 2022

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating  Professor Penney Clark for being awarded the Best Journal Article published between 2018 and 2020 by the Canadian History of Education Association/Association canadienne d’histoire de l’éducation (CHEA/ACHÉ). The award was presented to her at the CHEA/ACHÉ Conference on October 15, 2022.  The award was for: “‘The most just of all educational legislation’: […]
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Shannon Leddy’s Promotion to Associate Professor of Teaching
September 6, 2022

Colleagues, I have recently received the President’s letter informing me that Dr. Shannon Leddy has been granted tenure and promotion to Associate Professor of Teaching, effective July 1, 2022. Please join me in congratulating Shannon on this important and wonderful achievement. Hearty congratulations, Shannon! Sincerely, Samson Dr. Samson Nashon, EdD Department Head & Professor of […]
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Dr. Sandra Scott’s Grant Awards
June 27, 2022

Dear Colleagues, 1. Dr. Sandra Scott has joined the UBC Sustainability Fellowship Program and received an Interdisciplinary Education two-year grant. Sandra will work with Dr. Lindsay Rogers (co-Lead) Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Douglas Adler (co-applicant), and Sayeed Dyanatkar (Collaborator), UBC Emerging Media Lab, on an immersive interactive media project […]
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Congratulations to Drs. Shannon Leddy and Johanna Sam
June 22, 2022

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Shannon Leddy (Métis Nation) and Dr. Johanna Sam (Tsilhqot’in Nation) who have been newly appointed co-editors of the Canadian Journal of Native Education (CJNE). Read more. Congratulations to both! Sincerely, Samson Dr. Samson Nashon, EdD Department Head & Professor of Science Education
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Dr. Sandrine Han Named the Recipient of the 2022 CSEA/SCÉA Provincial/Territorial Affiliate Award for British Columbia
June 9, 2022

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Sandrine Han who has been named the recipient of the 2022 CSEA/SCÉA Provincial/Territorial Affiliate Award for British Columbia. The Canadian Society for Education through Art aims to promote excellence in art education, and therefore, presents awards to art educators who achieve excellence in art education. The  CSEA/SCÉA Provincial/Territorial Affiliate Award acknowledges excellence in […]
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Dr. David Anderson Receives the Ohori Satoshi Memorial Award from Japan Museum Management Academy
June 7, 2022

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. David Anderson on his receiving the Ohori Satoshi Memorial Award for Development of Museum Management, from Japan Museum Management Academy (JMMA). The award was presented at the annual conference of JMMA, June 4-5, 2022. The Ohori Satoshi Memorial Award is given annually by JMMA (Japan’s National museum […]
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Dr. Harper Keenan Selected as a 2022 National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow
June 6, 2022

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Dr. Harper Keenan who has been selected as a 2022 National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow with a buyout of US$70,000. The fellowships are administered by the US National Academy of Education, an honorary educational society, and they are funded by a grant to the Academy from […]
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