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April 8, 2019
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Events: Apr 8 to 14

This week, we have a panel on assistive technology, a confidence-building workshop, and, of course, the annual Undie Run!

Game Changers: Assistive Technologies and Sport

Why you should go

Learn how technology is helping enhance the lives of people with disabilities.

DETAILS

Hear from a panel of athletes, changemakers, and leaders as they share their personal experiences and discuss ways in which sport is being transformed by people and technology. 

  • When: Mon, Apr 8 | 6:30 - 8:00 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

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Herbal Medicine Throughout History

Why you should go

The history of plant medicine is fascinating!

DETAILS

Learn about influential herbalists as well as how plants play an important traditional and scientific role in our everyday lives.

  • When: Wed, Apr 10 | 6:30 – 9:00 pm
  • Price: $30 + GST
  • Where: UBC Farm

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Public Lecture with Patricia Hill Collins

Why you should go

Collins is an award-winning author and professor who focuses on topics in the African-American community.

DETAILS

Join us as distinguished visiting professor Patricia Hill Collins, author of 10 books, delivers her lecture, “Black Feminism and Anti-Black Racism: Challenges and New Directions.” The event will be followed by a Q&A session and discussion period.

  • When: Thu, Apr 11 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Second Floor, AMS Student Nest

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Panic to Power: Build Your Confidence

Why you should go

Everyone gets overwhelmed from time to time; find out how you can change those feelings into confidence.

DETAILS

Are you feeling stressed about making meaningful connections or pursuing your goals? You are not alone! Check out this workshop, which will offer useful information and effective coping strategies to turn your unease into productive energy.

  • When: Fri, Apr 12 | 2:00 – 3:30 pm
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Centre for Student Involvement & Careers, Brock Hall

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UBC Ski & Board 10th Annual Undie Run

Why you should go

All clothes stripped off will be donated!

DETAILS

It’s the time of the year again—take a break from studying, strip your clothes (keeping on your underwear), and go for a run to break away from that stress! Students are welcome to bring extra clothes to donate and the run will start at 10:00 pm sharp.

  • When: Fri, Apr 12 | 9:30 pm – 12:00 am
  • Price: Free
  • Where: Lower Atrium, AMS Student Nest

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