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College for Interdisciplinary Studies
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  1. supports and cultivates interdisciplinary research and teaching at the University of British Columbia (UBC) that aims to find solutions to complex, real-world problems

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  2. CFIS provides the infrastructure and support for hundreds of researchers in 35 schools, institutes, and centres, twelve graduate programs, and two residential colleges to collaborate with researchers in other disciplines, in industry and government,

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  3. The College was created in January 2007 out of the Interdisciplinary Studies side of UBC's Faculty of Graduate Studies (FOGS), with the interdisciplinary research units, programs, and colleges that resideded in FOGS moving to CFIS

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  4. notable that the first interdisciplinary unit in FoGS - the School of Community and Regional Planning(still in existence and now residing at CFIS) - was created in 1951, providing thematic interdisciplinary programs and teaching

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  5. Canada's first professor of planning, Peter Oberlander, became Director of SCARP in 1956

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