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COMM 466 New Venture Design Demo Day

COMM 466 New Venture Design (NVD) is a six-credit interdisciplinary course that will give you the knowledge and practical experience to produce a viable product prototype, and a business plan to ensure its success in the marketplace.

Stop by Demo Day where students from the current class will be demonstrating their projects in a trade fair format.

Date: Tuesday, March 27
Time: any time from 6:30 to 8:00pm
Location: David Lam 005 & 009 (Learning Lab below Triple O's)

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Learning Analytics Hackathon

Calling all open data and learning analytics enthusiasts! The University of British Columbia is hosting its 3rd Learning Analytics Hackathon on March 10 & 11, 2018. This hands-on event is open to students, faculty members, researchers—and anyone who’s interested in learning more about data analysis and exploring how data can improve student learning. Innovative ideas or designs could become part of UBC’s Learning Analytics project.

No prior experience working with data is necessary. Optional mini-workshops will be offered to participants in two streams:

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TEDxUBC 2018 speaker selection

Held March 3, 2018, TEDxUBC is an independently organized, student-led TED conference, with eight student speakers coming together to give the talk of their lives. Do you have a story to share? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to speak to over 300 of your peers and potentially a global audience on TED.com

Speaker applications are due January 1, 2018.

Learn more and apply to speak

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World's Challenge Challenge

The Global Lounge is hosting UBC’s 2nd World’s Challenge Challenge. This competition invites teams of three students to come up with a unique solution to a global problem. The winning team will receive $6,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to compete in the International World’s Challenge Challenge at Western University. Students are encouraged to refer to the UN Sustainable Development Goals page when choosing a global challenge. 

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