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Faculty of Arts

Discover something new: Books to inspire, inform and entertain

August 11, 2023 — 
Providing in-depth insights and analysis on a wide range of topics, from state schooling in British Columbia to essays of love and peace, our faculty are committed to sharing their research and creativity with the world. Whether you’re a student looking to expand your understanding, a researcher in need of reliable sources or simply someone with a thirst for knowledge, this sampling of books released over the past year are sure to provide the guidance you seek.

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Standing (left to right): Rodrigo Villar, Kaarina Kowalec, Snehil Dua, Stephanie Chesser, Karen Gunderson, Danielle Yaffe, Vimi Mutalik, Dan Henhawk Sitting (left to right): Laura MacDonald (a TLC mentor to one of the graduates), Sarah Cooper, Guo-zhen Zhu

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning Program celebrates 2022 graduates

October 13, 2022 — 
For newly graduated teachers and instructors beginning their careers, making the transition from learning in a classroom to teaching in front of a classroom can often be a daunting one. While their university studies have prepared them to be an expert in their field, what they may not be totally prepared for is the experience of teaching itself.

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Creating an inclusive syllabus

June 29, 2022 — 
Meeting students where they live by considering equity, diversity and inclusion

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Research and International

Teaching older adults in university courses

October 20, 2021 — 
The Centre on Aging will host a workshop open to UM faculty and instructors on November 9 to share information on teaching older adults in the classroom.

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Dr. Annemieke Farenhorst wearing a lab coat, holding a clipboard, with students working in the lab behind her

New Associate Vice-President (Research) appointed

April 23, 2021 — 
Dr. Annemieke Farenhorst appointed Associate Vice-President (Research)

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Research and International

Research Administration System Changes Advance

October 6, 2020 — 
Beginning in November 2019, when the Research Administration System (RAS) project kicked off, work began on developing how the project would progress, beginning with the formation of the project team. The project team has continued to work virtually, with only minor impacts to the overall timelines.

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An aerial view of the University campus overlooking the Admin building, taken in Fall 2016.

Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

A message from Dr. Janice Ristock, Provost and Vice-President (Academic), on Fall Term 2020

May 13, 2020 — 
I am writing today to provide information on Fall Term 2020.

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5 tips to help you finish your courses successfully

March 19, 2020 — 
Here are some tips to help you minimize the stress and complete your term successfully

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