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UBC President Santa Ono recently published a statement regarding the profound effect of rising racism and hostilities towards Asian communities; particularly about how “statements are not enough”. Also in light of these issues, our own Associate Professor Nora Angeles gladly had a conversation among colleagues, and agreed to share it here. Nora Angeles is of Asian heritage and is cross appointed...
      Congratulations to our ICP Masters Student - Dawn Smith for receiving ACSP 2020 award Don Schon Award for Excellence in Learning From Practice   The 2020 winner of the Donald Schön Award for Excellence in Learning from Practice is Dawn Marie Smith, University of British Columbia for her work on a "A Day in the Life of a Planner"  (Reflective...
          A big congratulations to our Professor Leonie Sandercock for receiving the 2020 YWCA Women of Distinction Award! Leonie Sandercock, a professor in the UBC School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP), has received a 2020 YWCA Women of Distinction Award. Now in their 37th year, the Women of Distinction Awards aim to honour...
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  A copy of the video produced for the Royal Society of Canada celebration is available for you to download at https://files.workspace.ubc.ca/MyDevice/s/570/9f94b100-78e7-49db-8d66-0b4289899aac   Congratulations!! Professor Leonie Sandercock has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) Canada’s highest honour for artists, scholars and...

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