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What is the University of British Columbia Learning Exchange? Who is Margo Fryer? What is on this website and who is it for? How can I contribute my perspective?

About the site

About the site

This website offers an in-depth description of the University of British Columbia (UBC) Learning Exchange as both an instance of community-university engagement and an example of social innovation. Many people who care about the state of the world and ...
About the title

About the title

I sat cross-legged on a cushion on the floor, eyes closed, body still. I was in a large but at the same time, intimate, room surrounded by more than a hundred ardent seekers after truth. We had been sitting together like this for several weeks at a retreat...
About the Learning Exchange

About the Learning Exchange

In 1997, Martha Piper, the University of British Columbia's new President, began envisioning a new future for the university . One of her ideas was that the university should forge stronger connections beyond the boundaries of its campus. During the ...
About Margo Fryer

About Margo Fryer

“Think about what you used to do on your own initiative as a child. That’s what your vocation is.” My friend was quoting advice he had read somewhere. He was explaining how his irresistible impulse to play with boats throughout his childhood was the f...
Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements

First and foremost, my deep thanks go to Rex Turgano, who helped me design and build this website. Without his knowledge, patience, and enthusiasm, this website would not exist. I also want to thank the University of British Columbia for its support ...
Copyright

Copyright

All of the material on this website is protected by copyright. Text All the text is copyrighted by the author, Margo Fryer. Archival documents that were prepared in the course of the work of the Learning Exchange and that are available via links...

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