Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Education 2017 -- UNBC Archives

Our quick reference and archive of items pertaining to Education at the University level on the North Coast and Northern British Columbia.

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December 21 -- UNBC Professors edit book on Former Premier
December 20 -- 2017: A Year in Review  (UNBC info statement)
December 18 -- Research agreement inked between UNBC, Interior universities
December 15 -- Moose calves rescued in Northern B. C. are 'golden nuggets' to species survival, says researcher
December 15 -- UNBC Part of New Multi-University Research agreement
December 15 -- UNBC partners with TRU and UBCO
December 15 -- Interior universities join forces to take research to a new level (UNBC info statement)
December 14 -- Champion of northern medicine mourned
December 13 -- Food for thought  (UNBC info statement)
December 7 -- UNBC's Northern Sport Centre continued its tradition of teaming with local business
December 7 -- Outdoor survival skills the focus tonight at UNBC
December 6 -- Local woman set for global adventure
December 4 -- High School Students learn computer science skills to create digital stories (UNBC info statement)
December 1 -- UNBC prof named Canada Research Chair
December 1 -- UNBC professor recognized for his work on tall wood structures
December 1 -- UNBC Engineering Professor Named Canada Research chair
December 1 -- Engineering Professor Names Canada Research Chair  (UNBC info statement)


November 30 -- UNBC, Local Businesses donate groceries to food banks
November 30 -- UNBC Driven Massive Grocery Shop
November 30 -- Lynda Price speaks at UNBC
November 30 -- Information Sessions for UNBC Northwest Social Work and Bachelor of Education program set for today at NWCC's Prince Rupert campus  NCR
November 29 -- UNBC students, faculty hold Montreal Massacre memorial
November 29 -- UNBC Holds Memorial
November 29 -- Montreal massacre memorial held at UNBC
November 29 -- AIDS awareness at UNBC
November 26 -- UNBC Professor named President of ACUNS
November 28 -- HIV/AIDS awareness week at UNBC
November 27 -- UNBC to host the 22nd Annual Day of Remembrance
November 23 -- Fungi Lecture at UNBC
November 23 -- Inspiring Women Among us continues this weekend
November 21 -- Dr. Garry Wilson takes over as President of Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies    (UNBC info statement)
November 18 -- Timberwolves Legacy Breakfast to host famous Canadian Broadcaster
November 17 -- Anthropology lecture focuses on why undulant fever existed in the Maltese Islands (UNBC info statement)
November 17 -- UNBC Student appointed to Provincial Council
November 17 -- UNBC professor's study links pot and testicular cancer 
November 17 -- UNBC Professor to spoil goats mil in upcoming presentation
November 17 -- Student named to multiculturally Advisory council  (UNBC info statement)
November 17 -- Brucellosis subject of UNBC Anthropology in Our Backyards talk
November 15 -- Samosa sales stoppage pits UNBC student group against food service provider
November 14 -- Landsberg coming to P.G. for Legacy Breakfast
November 14 -- Landsberg to Speak at Timberwolves Diversity (UNBC info statement)
November 14 -- Welcome to public-sector town
November 9 -- UNBC Research Published
November 9 -- UNBC Cafeteria workers rallied against compass group for better wages
November 9 -- Anthropology series at UNBC continues with Franklin expedition analysis
November 9 -- UNBC professor lead author in paper published in prestigious journal
November 9 -- Melting Away: Tracking the demise of a Western Canadian Ice Sheet   (UNBC info statement)
November 8 -- UNBC Cafeteria workers rally for better wages
November 8 -- UNBC Cafeteria Staff Rally for Better Wages
November 8 -- UNBC Cafeteria workers to hold rally this afternoon
November 8 -- Research finds link between marijuana use and testicular cancer  (UNBC info statement)
November 7 -- Franklin Expedition subject of anthropologist's talk
November 7 -- Cafeteria Workers to Rally at UNBC tomorrow
November 7 -- UNBC's Anthropology in our backyard series continues Thursday
November 7 -- Computer Science students put their skills to the test against top schools  (UNBC info statement)
November 3 -- Unaccredited Degree for a UNBC Assistant Professor raises Questions
November 3 -- Studying abroad had a profound effect on Bryanna Davidson  (UNBC info statement)
November 2 -- A breath of fresh air  (UNBC info statement)
November 2 -- Air quality improving UNBC researchers find


October 31 -- Major opportunities ahead for UNBC
October 30 -- Dr. Lazenby talk focuses on forensic anthropology casework in Northern B.C. (UNBC info statement)
October 25 -- UNBC Professor finalist for prestigious award
October 23 -- UNBC prof finalist for top literary award
October 17 -- Posters promoting 'race war' denounced at UNBC  (audio)
October 16 -- 'Diversity Rally' held at UNBC to fight back against Neo-Nazism Posters
October 16 -- Nazi posters prompt anti-hate rally
October 16 -- UNBC President Statement Regarding Diversity (UNBC info statement)
October 13 -- UNBC President says Maclean's Magazine ranking helps recruit students from China (audio)
October 13 -- Racist posters supporting Neo-Nazism spotted at UNBC
October 12 -- UNBC maintains top three ranking in latest Maclean's magazine survey
October 12 -- UNBC earns top marks in Maclean's survey
October 12 -- UNBC No. 2 in Maclean's rankings
October 12 -- UNBC Places Second in Maclean's Rankings  (UNBC info statement)
October 11 -- Partnering on Innovation  (UNBC info statement)
October 5 -- UNBC promotes engineering to girls (video)
October 5 -- Post- Secondary Enrolments are up
October 4 -- UNBC student part of carbon reduction project
October 4 -- Information Fair at UNBC Thursday evening


September 30 -- TEDx Takes Over UNBC
September 29 -- BC Universities and Colleges to host free public information night in PG
September 29 -- University, college info session coming
September 29 -- Arts Council doubles down on artist-in-residence program
September 27 -- PICS Fellow switching gears to explore more active transportation options (UNBC info statement)
September 25 -- Engineering Program Could Come to UNBC (video)
September 23 -- UNBC Student earns four figure scholarship
September 22 -- Study North BC showcases post-secondary opportunities in the region  (UNBC info statement)
September 22 -- Global Economy spurs change in Resource Communities (UNBC info statement)
September 12 -- UNBC receives combined $1.1M grant for upcoming research
September 12 -- UNBC researcher named to Royal Society of Canada
September 12 -- UNBC Professor Named to Royal Society of Canada  (UNBC info statement)
September 11 -- UNBC researchers receive funding worth $1.1 Million
September 11 -- UNBC researchers receive funding worth $1.1 Million
September 6 -- UNBC tuition fees still more affordable than provincial counterparts
September 6 -- UNBC is now internationally recognized!
September 5 -- UNBC is recognized internationally (audio)
September 5 -- UNBC and CNC welcomes students (video)
September 5 -- UNBC makes Times list
September 5 -- UNBC makes prestigious list
September 5 -- UNBC ranked among elite global universities
September 3 -- UNBC welcomes new students
September 2 -- UNBC set for Move in Day
September 2 -- Art in the Street  (UNBC info statement)
September 1 -- Free post-secondary tuition for children in care announced (audio)
September 1 -- Province increasing education, opportunity for Youth in Care


August 30 -- Mandala welcomes teachers to UNBC Conference
August 29 -- UNBC names new senior administration leader (UNBC info statement)
August 29 -- Annual CNC and UNBC Teaching Conference kicks off tomorrow
August 29 -- Dr. Dan Ryan New VP at UNBC (video)
August 29 -- UNBC and CNC team up for Teaching and Learning Conference (UNBC info statement)
August 29 -- Teaching and Learning Conference this weekend
August 29 -- UNBC names new provost
August 29 -- UNBC names new senior administration leader
August 27 -- TEDx talks to show city's creativity
August 25 -- UNBC students studying plants in Port Edward
August 25 -- UNBC research at Cassiar Cannery (video)
August 22 -- NMP Introduces Mini Med School (video)
August 22 -- UNBC offering Mini Med School
August 18 -- TEDXUNBC announces three more names to Presenter's ballot  (UNBC info statement)
August 18 -- Rice on eliminating tuition for basic education, upgrading
August 17 -- UNBC and CNC seeking more International Students (video)
August 11 -- UNBC's Northern Sport Centre returning to Normal (video)
August 16 -- Charles Jago Northern Sport Centre re--opening (UNBC info statement)
August 16 -- Northern Sports Centre to re-open for public use
August 16 -- UNBC President Statement regarding Charlottesville Events (UNBC info statement)
August 15 -- UNBC Welcomes Advanced Education Minister  (UNBC info statement)
August 15 -- Funding expands on changing environments of fish and insects (UNBC info statement)
August 12 -- UNBC professor believes wildfires will have deep impacts on forest industry
August 9 -- B.C. Schools getting ready to see increase in adult education
August 4 -- Push for Physical Therapy Program in PG (video)
August 1 -- New UNBC course examines the history of childbirth (audio)


July 31 -- UNBC and West Fraser Co-op student earns scholarship
July 31 -- UNBC Student receives Green Dream Scholarship
July 31 -- Trial by fire
July 29 -- Could local mushrooms cure cancer?
July 26 -- Researcher turns eye on legal smoking age
July 26 -- City donating $5,000 to TEDXUNBC
July 26 -- CNC evacuees in lodging off to UNBC; City's Wednesday update
July 26 -- Evacuees moved to UNBC from CNC
July 24 -- Council offers financial support to TEDxUNBC  (video)
July 21 -- Encouraging More Indigenous Students to Become Doctors (video)
July 18 -- Time to step up, Premier Horgan
July 17 -- Establish Fire protection zones around vulnerable communities says UNBC professor
July 13 -- Town Hall for Evacuees at UNBC tonight
July 13 -- Initial list of Ted-X UNBC speakers named (video)
July 12 -- UNBC prepares more beds for Evacuees
July 11 -- CNC runs out of room, UNBC steps in
July 10 -- Charles Jago Northern Sport Centre close to members, public  (UNBC info statement)
July 8 -- UNBC to help evacuees
July 7 -- UNBC hosts its second Timberwolves basketball camp
July 6 -- Birch bark canoe made at UNBC makes maiden voyage
July 6 -- UNBC Researcher granted $75K for tobacco sales study
July 5 -- Northern Researcher to study impact of restricted tobacco sales 
July 5 -- Students send a message with Handmade Birch Bark Canoe (UNBC info statement)
July 5 -- Local researcher secures $75K Grant (video)
July 5 -- UNBC, CCFPG launch handmade canoe as symbol of hope
July 4 -- UNBC researcher wins fellowship
July 4 -- Dr. Russ Callaghan to examine effects of minimum age on tobacco sales (UNBC info statement)
July 3 -- Birch Bark Canoe presented to Prince George (video)
July 2 -- Three UNBC grads from Haida Gwaii
July 1 -- Messenger canoe brings hope for indigenous dialogue


June 29 -- UNBC researcher receives Banting Fellowship
June 28 -- UNBC Researcher named Banting Fellow (UNBC info statement)
June 28 -- CNC banners as title sponsor of TEDXUNBC
June 28 -- Banting Fellowship for UNBC Researcher (video)
June 28 -- Banting Fellow to Study Early Intervention Therapy with Indigenous Communities (UNBC info statement)
June 28 -- CNC partners with TEDxUNBC 2017
June 28 -- UNBC researcher receives prestigious fellowship
June 27 --  UNBC's health services hosted a booth demonstrating the traditional use of tobacco by Indigenous people
June 26 -- Dr. Rob Olson receives grant for cross-Canada cancer care project (UNBC info statement)
June 26 -- Throne speech filled with clever politics
June 25 -- Honours for Four UNBC Grads
June 22 -- Alumni Association of UNBC announces 2017 Awards  (UNBC info statement)
June 22 -- UNBC Health, FN Services teach traditional tobacco use
June 21 -- UNBC opens new research data centre
June 20 -- UNBC Opens New Research Data Centre
June 20 -- UNBC's Ted X Selection is winding down (video)
June 20 -- UNBC Opens Research Data Centre
June 14 -- CFUR offers youth radio classes 
June 13 -- Cassiar Cannery welcomes UNBC biology students for research visit
June 7 -- UNBC opens facility in Fort St. John
June 7 -- Donation helps fund UNBC Experimental Learning Course
June 7 -- UNBC chancellor visits Nass Valley, Terrace
June 6 -- New UNBC project coming this summer (audio)
June 5 -- UNBC Botany students head west in August (video)
June 5 -- TEDX speaker series event at UNBC gets favourable response
June 5 -- Students to take part in botany field camp
June 5 -- TEDX Speaker series event at UNBC gets favourable response
June 2 -- Education pays off for South Central graduates (UNBC info statement)


May 31 -- International study reveals large trees in extreme altitudes of Papua New Guinea  (UNBC info statement)
May 31 -- Time to welcome the premier in waiting
May 30 -- Northwest graduates appreciate local education (UNBC info statement)
May 30 -- UNBC hold graduation ceremony in Nass Valley
May 29 -- Graduates aim to encourage Nisga'a Language, Culture  (UNBC info statement)
May 26 -- Class of 2017 - UNBC
May 26 -- UNBC seeks to double foreign students
May 26 -- UNBC Honours Pioneer of the University at Graduation (video)
May 25 -- UNBC Launches Northern Leadership Campaign (UNBC info statement)
May 25 -- UNBC reaches out as part of Major Fundraiser (video)
May 25 -- UNBC launches major fundraiser
May 24 -- UNBC to celebrate 24th Convocation (UNBC info statement)
May 24 -- First 'Adventures in Health Care' Underway (video)
May 24 -- Honourary UNBC degree being given to forensics expert investigating Dos Erres massacre of 1982 (audio)
May 23 -- Public speaking background is not needed to apply: TEDXUNBC
May 23 -- UNBC researcher, Grads Team Up to Save Orphaned Ungulates (UNBC info statement)
May 23 -- Public speaking background is not needed to apply: TEDXUNBC
May 23 -- Panel, film address crimes against humanity
May 22 -- UNBC policy tackles sexual assaults, misconducts
May 19 -- Northern Post-Secondary Marketing plan underway (video)
May 18 -- UNBC, CNC finalize sexual misconduct policies
May 18 -- UNBC Enacts Sexual Violence and Misconduct policy (UNBC info statement)
May 18 -- UNBC enacts new sexual violence and misconduct policy (audio)
May 16 -- Tuition fees at UNBC will increase for the 2017-18 academic year
May 16 -- UNBC Tuition rising 2% in 2017-18
May 15 -- UNBC Approves $91.3 Million Budget (video)
May 12 -- Northern Medical Program turns 10
May 12 -- Researcher quantifies the quality of life
May 11 -- Niemi, Rashid named UNBC valedictorians
May 11 -- UNBC leading National Project exploring communities affected by Resource development 
May 11 -- UNBC to lead national research project on impacts of resource development (UNBC info statement)
May 11 -- UNBC to manage $2M research project
May 11 -- UNBC Professor leads national research project (video)
May 10 -- UHNBC Gets New Rehabilitation wheelchairs
May 9 -- Stewart, Peccerelli to receive honorary degrees
May 9 -- UNBC unveils valedictorians for 2017
May 9 -- Daycare Check UP (UNBC info statement)
May 8 -- UNBC Valedictorians named (video)
May 8 -- Niemi, Rashid named 2017 UNBC Valedictorians  (UNBC info statement)
May 5 -- Exchanging Knowledge (UNBC info statement)
May 5 -- UNBC President criticized for supporting B.C. Liberals
May 3 -- UNBC founder and forensic anthropology expert to be recognized at convocation
May 2 -- Stewart, Peccerelli scheduled to receive Honourary Degrees
May 2 -- TEDX Talks are coming to UNBC
May 2 -- All-Candidate Forums Tonight
May 1 -- New TEDXUNBC seeking speakers
May 1 -- UNBC will host TEDx (video)


April 28 -- International Partnership (UNBC info statement)
April 21 -- UNBC Green efforts recognized nationally for the sixth straight year
April 21 -- UNBC named one of Canada's greenest employers (UNBC info statement)
April 21 -- UNBC is among Canada's Greenest Employers for a Sixth Consecutive year
April 18 -- Dr. Darwyn Coxson receives distinguished Academic Award (UNBC info statement)
April 16 -- UNBC wants your input on sexual violence policy draft
April 10 -- Langara College and UNBC sign MOU aiding student transfer (UNBC info statement)
April 10 -- UNBC, Langara college working to bring students north
April 10 -- UNBC and Langara College sign 5 year transfer agreement (video)
April 6 -- Sexual Violence and Misconduct Policy released (video)
April 4 -- UNBC research projects celebrated (video)
April 4 -- Annual Science Fair at UNBC (video)


March 31 -- Culture Celebration at UNBC (video)
March 30 -- UNBC Hosting nationally-recognized Indigenous authors, storytellers
March 30 -- Weaving words celebration  (video)
March 30 -- UNBC education program to host introductory session in Prince Rupert Saturday  NCR
March 29 -- Women at UNBC Celebrate Hijab Day (video)
March 28 -- UNBC celebrating Canada's 150th with International scholarship program
March 28 -- UNBC lives up to Greenest University (video)
March 28 -- Walking a mile in her hijab
March 27 -- UNBC to Create new Scholarship Program in Honour of Canada 150  (UNBC info statement)
March 27 -- UNBC to launch Canada 150 Scholarship
March 27 -- 150 New Scholarships for Canada 150 (video)
March 24 -- UNBC students Survey Prince George on electoral reform 
March 23 -- Awards help First Nations students reach their goals (UNBC info statement)
March 22 -- NUGSS Referendum Results in
March 22 -- Tales to be told abut search for Franklin expedition
March 21 -- Museum pavilion planned as community project
March 14 -- Climate Change 'Undeniably Having an Effect' on Northern BC
March 14 -- Research Details How Molecular Sensors Can Manipulate Small RNA Levels (UNBC info statement)
March 14 -- B.C. tech plan unveiled
March 13 -- UNBC study shows vitamin D boost brain function
March 12 -- Stem Cell Drive held in Prince George
March 10 -- Northern BC Climate Change Discussion (video)
March 10 -- UNBC and Northern Health are in the Top 100 places to work in BC (video)
March 10 -- UNBC Named One of B.C.'s Top employers (UNBC info statement)
March 10 -- UNBC a top employer
March 10 -- Rebalancing forestry
March 9 -- Northern Health, Canfor and UNBC all Named Top Employers
March 9 -- Danish MPs find 'Inspiration' in Trip to Prince George
March 8 -- UNBC celebrates International Women's Day
March 8 -- Members of Danish Delegation make a stop at UNBC (video)
March 7 -- 3rd Annual Timberwolves Legacy Breakfast Raises Record Amount (UNBC info statement)
March 7 -- Danish delegation visits UNBC campuses in Quesnel, Prince George (UNBC info statement)
March 7 -- UNBC breakfast sets new money mark
March 6 -- Big haul for UNBC T-Wolves Legacy Breakfast
March 3 -- Civics education key to engaging youth in politics
March 1 -- Engineering Students Put Skills to the Test (UNBC info statement)


February 23 -- UNBC joins the Canadian Bureau for International Education's Learning Beyond Borders initiative (UNBC info statement)
February 23 -- 'Bringing Home Genomics' At Exploration Place tonight
February 23 -- New Partnership aims to boost studying abroad (video)
February 22 -- UNBC Students call on the Federal Government to protect Skeena Salmon
February 22 -- UNBC student society says it's 'more financially stable' 4 months after it revealed $110K debt (audio)
February 22 -- NUGSS Restructures Board of Directors
February 22 -- Thirsty Moose Pub drains student union budget, special vote called
February 21 -- Largest Conference in Wood Construction coming to UNBC (video)
February 20 -- UNBC co-hosting international conference on wood construction
February 16 -- Student Teachers Learning from each other (UNBC info statement)
February 14 -- UNBC experiences Trump Bump
February 14 -- Fort St. James School Part of Unique project (video)
February 9 -- UNBC Students take on Super Bug
February 9 -- Synthetic Biology Club combatting MRSA super bug (UNBC info statement)
February 9 -- UNBC Students looking for a new way to kill a Super Bug (video)
February 9 -- UNBC Students Survey Residents on Electoral Reform
February 9 -- UNBC Synthetic Biology Club seeking members
February 8 -- UNBC Professor Names Wilburforce Fellow in Conservation Science (UNBC info statement)
February 8 -- Revolving loan helping make UNBC greener
February 7 -- Revolving Loan Helps Fund Energy Projects (UNBC info statement)
February 7 -- Green Day at UNBC
February 7 -- Timberwolves Legacy Breakfast Raises Record Amount (video)
February 7 -- Theo Fleury inspires at Timberwolves Legacy Breakfast  (video)
February 7 -- Theo Fleury shares inspirational story at T-Wolves legacy breakfast
February 7 -- UNBC Students launch electoral Reform project
February 7 -- Green Day a Hit at UNBC (video)
February 7 -- Fleury captivates audience at UNBC event 
February 6 -- Rural medicine Close Up (UNBC info statement)
February 1 -- Wood Innovation an Design Expands (video)
February 1 -- Addition to WIDC Announced
February 1 -- Canada and British Columbia invest in  UNBC Wood Innovation Research Lab (UNBC info statement)
February 1 -- New UNBC facility planned downtown


January 31 -- Polar Week at UNBC
January 31 -- 7th Annual Polar Week at UNBC (video)
January 31 -- UNBC plans Bold New Move (video)
January 31 -- High school for international students at UNBC a possibility
January 30 -- UNBC President Statement regarding Executive Order in the United States (UNBC info statement)
January 27 -- UNBC duo help write book
January 27 -- UNBC's Polar Week Lecture Offers Glimpse into Future (UNBC info statement)
January 25 -- New book examines transition and change in resource-dependent communities (UNBC info statement)
January 24 -- New Carrier Doctors Look Northward (UNBC info statement)
January 24 -- Theo Fleury to connect with youth at risk
January 20 -- Smoking leads to high death rates for those with substance-use disorders, UNBC researchers find
January 20 -- Research shows tobacco use causes high death rates for alcohol/drug users (UNBC info statement)
January 19 -- UNBC part of study on transient workforce (video)
January 17 -- New Master's Degree examines northern issues in Canada and Norway  (UNBC info statement)
January 17 -- Housing Dream for Aboriginal Housing Society (video)
January 13 -- UNBC Business Students hope to bring home gold in annual competition
January 12 -- Human rights complaint against UNBC dismissed
January 11 -- Giving brings a housing development to life  (UNBC info statement)
January 11 -- Funding helps students explore the outdoors (UNBC info statement)
January 11 -- UNBC business students aim for big things at JDC West competition
January 10 -- JDC West team eyes success in Alberta (UNBC info statement)
January 10 -- UNBC Prof weighs in on Federal Cabinet Shuffle
January 6 -- UNBC Could benefit from $50 Million in Teaching funding (video)
January 5 -- UNBC Hosting Climate Change Discussion to conclude Two Rivers Exhibit

Our archive of items from 2016 can be found here.
Our archive of items from 2015 can be found here
Our archive of items from 2014 can be found here
Our archive of items from 2013 and 2012 can be found here

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