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November 2020

Dream appreciation

November 5 at 5:00 pm - December 10 at 6:00 pm

Each night, we have the opportunity to explore the world of dreams. Join us to learn how to remember your dreams, how to distinguish between types of dreams, and how to appreciate your dreams. In these sessions, the dream appreciation groups follows the model by Montague Ullman, a pioneer in community dreamwork practice.  As such, the group members will learn a quick technique to help you understand and appreciate your dreams. To register, email roger.g.wilson@ubc.ca. Register now  

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

November 27 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 4, 2020

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 2, 2020

Free

Do you have technology-related questions? Are you having difficulty accessing and using UBC software and programs for online learning? Do you have questions about what technology is available to you as a student?  Come to a Tech Connect drop-in session with your Peer Technology Assistant! Bring your questions about: technical assistance Canvas and other UBC learning technologies access to UBC programs and software troubleshooting software issues information on online learning resources available to you When? Every Wednesday from 3:00-4:00 pm…

Go Global Q&A

November 27 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Go Global staff to ask any questions that you have about the program!

Thrive 2020

Sncewips Heritage Museum Virtual Tour

November 27 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Sncewips Heritage Museum as we take you through history from the Syilx/ Okanagan perspective. During this tour we will take you through our time line of pre-contact, settlement and our journey to self-government and how we continue to work towards sovereignty.

Thrive 2020

Getting Restful Sleep

November 27 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

About this workshop Sleep is critical to ensure maximum productivity. It increases your ability to concentrate and focus, allows you to approach challenges with a more positive attitude, and can have positive effects on your memory and health. Participants will learn about circadian rhythms and the impact that disrupting these key biological processes can have on their day-to-day activities and work. This seminar will also describe sleep’s vital role in maintaining health along with valuable and practical tips and strategies…

Teaching Online Learning Community

November 27 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Free

You are invited to join our Teaching Online Learning Community!  Each week we come together virtually to discuss topics related to teaching online, and to learn from each others’ online teaching experiences. There are many resources available, including: Building Community Planning your Online Course Using Kaltura to Record Lectures Building Virtual Learning Teams Assessing Participation ...and so much more We invite you to submit topics of interest and we will do our best to invite a guest speaker with expertise…

MD Admissions Info Session

November 27 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Southern Medical Program is hosting a virtual information session for prospective applicants to UBC’s distributed MD Undergraduate Program.

Thrive with DibFit Fitness Class

November 30 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join a FREE DibFit virtual class with Daniela Dib through on UBCO Recreation's Instagram Live session Nov 30.

Online Writing Communities

November 30 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Free

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

December 2020

Getting Started with Writing over the December Break

December 1 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Do you want to finish a writing project, but find it difficult to get motivated? Are you hoping to turn a term-paper into a publication, or do you want to start from scratch? Join our half-day online workshop to get motivated and prepared to write! We will facilitate presentations and discussions on motivating yourself to write, setting writing goals, and converting your paper into a journal article. We will also spend time writing (online) together. Suitable for graduate students, post-doctoral…

UBC Okanagan Library & UBC Library Research Commons Present: Digital Toolkit Workshop Series

Visual Storytelling with Knight Lab

December 1 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This workshop provides an overview of Knight Lab’s free, online, visual storytelling tools. Participants will learn how to build their own story maps using StoryMapJS, a tool that combines spatial data, text and images to tell stories. Participants will also learn how to create their own interactive timelines using TimelineJS. This workshop is intended for beginners. This workshop is part of the Digital Toolkit series co-presented by the UBC Library Research Commons at UBC-V and UBC-O Library. Register

Online Writing Communities

December 1 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Free

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

Healthy Masculinities Group

December 1 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 1, 2020

Men Don't Show Emotion Join a group of masculine-identified people talking about issues that matter: social expectations, mental health, suicide, dating, consent and sex. Occurs online every Tuesday @ 5:30 pm starting October 20, 2020, for 7 weeks. Be a part of the conversation. It’s time to re-define manhood. (This group will hold up to 15 participants. Please only register if think you can commit to attending all seven sessions.) To register, please contact rob.giardino@ubc.ca. For more information visit: https://svpro.ok.ubc.ca/healthy-masculinities/…

Online Writing Communities

December 2 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Free

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

Art Hive – Virtual

December 2 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

Create  •  De-stress  •  Connect NEED A CREATIVE BREAK? No artistic experience necessary. Have your favourite art supplies handy or keep it simple (pen/coloured pencils, paper). Every Wednesday from 10:30am to 12:00pm, join us for a virtual Art Hive!!  Interested participants can email Sophie Vinette at sophie.vinette@ubc.ca to sign up and receive the link.

Starting a Conversation with Norah Bowman: Mapping Whiteness and White Supremacy on Unceded Syilx Territory in the Central Okanagan

December 2 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Starting the Conversation is noon-hour discussion series that gives guest speakers the opportunity to briefly share their work with students, staff, faculty and community members in a more informal setting and see where the ideas flow.

Fighting flu: Experts talk about viruses and vaccines

December 2 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

An expert speaker panel webinar

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

December 2 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 4, 2020

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 2, 2020

Free

Do you have technology-related questions? Are you having difficulty accessing and using UBC software and programs for online learning? Do you have questions about what technology is available to you as a student?  Come to a Tech Connect drop-in session with your Peer Technology Assistant! Bring your questions about: technical assistance Canvas and other UBC learning technologies access to UBC programs and software troubleshooting software issues information on online learning resources available to you When? Every Wednesday from 3:00-4:00 pm…

Writing the Academic CV

December 3 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

If you are preparing a graduate school application, working in academia, or about to enter the academic job market, this online workshop will help you write a strong CV. We encourage you to bring questions. Suitable for upper-level undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows from all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

December 4 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 4, 2020

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 2, 2020

Free

Do you have technology-related questions? Are you having difficulty accessing and using UBC software and programs for online learning? Do you have questions about what technology is available to you as a student?  Come to a Tech Connect drop-in session with your Peer Technology Assistant! Bring your questions about: technical assistance Canvas and other UBC learning technologies access to UBC programs and software troubleshooting software issues information on online learning resources available to you When? Every Wednesday from 3:00-4:00 pm…

Faculty & Staff Town Hall: Downtown Development

December 4 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Prof. Ananya Mukherjee Reed, Provost and Vice-President Academic, Okanagan and Prof. Phil Barker, Vice-Principal and Associate Vice-President, Research and Innovation, for an update on UBC Okanagan’s downtown Kelowna expansion. Details will be shared on the vision for the new purpose-built space being developed at 550 Doyle Avenue and the academic program planning currently underway.

Teaching Online Learning Community

December 4 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 18, 2020

Free

You are invited to join our Teaching Online Learning Community!  Each week we come together virtually to discuss topics related to teaching online, and to learn from each others’ online teaching experiences. There are many resources available, including: Building Community Planning your Online Course Using Kaltura to Record Lectures Building Virtual Learning Teams Assessing Participation ...and so much more We invite you to submit topics of interest and we will do our best to invite a guest speaker with expertise…

Online Writing Communities

December 8 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Free

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

UBCO Recreation hosts a virtual Wood Sign Paint Night

December 8 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$25

Get ready for winter with your DIY Wood Sign. Join us virtually as we create our wood signs together.

Online Writing Communities

December 9 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Free

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

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