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Skills, Supervisors, and Networking on the PhD Journey

Posted: August 16, 2023
In this final post of a three-part series, On Campus asked guest blogger, Leela Viswanathan, author of The Deliberate Doctorate: A Values-Focused Journey to Your PhD, to answer a few questions about skills development, PhD supervisors, and networking along the PhD journey. ...more

Preface to Bootstraps Need Boots by Hugh Segal

Posted: August 10, 2023
Today we were saddened to hear of Hugh Segal's passing. A few years ago, we had the privilege to work with Hugh Segal on his book Bootstraps Need Boots: One Tory's Lonely Fight to End Poverty in Canada. Hugh's experiences led him to defend the most economically vulnerable and champion the concept of a basic annual income. The below passage—the preface to Bootstraps Need Boots—illuminates Hugh's optimism in the face of a plethora of challenges: "But nor should this be impossible simply because it is hard." ...more

Emotions and the PhD Student Experience

Posted: August 9, 2023
Part two of our blog series with guest blogger Leela Viswanathan, author of "The Deliberate Doctorate." ...more

Why Your Values Matter on the Journey to Your PhD

Posted: August 1, 2023
Author Leela Viswanathan ("The Deliberate Doctorate") on how becoming clear about your values will help you in your PhD journey. ...more

Olivia Chow's foreword to "Putting Family First"

Posted: May 12, 2023
With Olivia Chow’s recent announcement that she’s running for Mayor of Toronto, we revisit her foreword to the 2019 collection, "Putting Family First." ...more

Job Opportunity: Sales Manager

Posted: January 26, 2023
UBC Press is seeking a Sales Manager, responsible for the development and implementation of sales campaigns and strategies. ...more

Learning with Syeyutsus, the successful speaker’s series, kicks off its third season

Posted: December 6, 2022
Learning with Syeyutsus, the successful speaker’s series, kicks off its third season with author Joshua Whitehead and a new collaborator, the Vancouver Island Regional Library ...more

Who's #NextUP? An Interview with Publishing Clerk Shalini Nanayakkara

Posted: November 13, 2022
To celebrate University Press Week 2022 (November 14 – 18, 2022), we were asked to chat about "Who's NextUP"—to highlight an early-career staff member on the rise. Our publishing clerk, Shalini Nanayakkara, has been working for us for less than a year and already her enthusiasm and love of books have inspired us during some trying times (like a global pandemic!). We hope you enjoy this interview with Shalini about her experiences in publishing (so far!). ...more

RavenSpace at UBC Press receives third Mellon Foundation grant

Posted: October 17, 2022
RavenSpace at UBC Press receives third Mellon Foundation grant to expand collaborative multimedia Indigenous publishing program. ...more

50 Years, 50 Books: Writing the Hamatsa

Posted: July 22, 2022
Wendy Wickwire on why "Writing the Hamatsa" by Aaron Glass is a valuable resource for students and scholars. ...more
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