2014 President's Service Awards for Excellence winners announced
manager of academic support recognized
Recognizing the contributions of staff members to the UBC community, Erin Shannon, manager of academic support for Enrolment Services, has been selected for a 2014 President's Service Award for Excellence.
UBC's Okanagan Senate has approved curriculum revisions to the Master of Management program. This fall, the Faculty of Management will begin taking applications for Winter 2015 admission.
The objective for all program content will be to enhance each student's capacity to be enterprising, imaginative and adaptive in leading and managing organizations facing rapid change in globally connected regional settings.
A modest parking rate increase will be in effect September 1. The increase is $2.50 per month for the economy lot, with greater increases applied to premium lots. There is no longer a fee to switch lots. For more information call Parking Services at 250-807-8554 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Effective June 4, the IT Service Desk will start operating on summer hours -- 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.
The service desk hours will return to normal (7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.) beginning August 25.
Autodesk products now available for instructional and research use at no cost
Autodesk has now made their entire Education Master Suite and Entertainment Creative Suite available for instructional and research use at no cost. This license does not, unfortunately, extend to support or administrative use.
Master's student Amanda Jones recently completed a study about available housing for single mothers in Kelowna. She says the facts speak for themselves and there simply isn't enough support, or enough accommodation, for single parents in this region.
UBC student examines lack of suitable housing for local single parents
Master's thesis establishes the problem is not being addressed in Kelowna
Amanda Jones knows all too well the struggles single mothers endure while finding safe, affordable, and suitable housing in Kelowna.
Faculty of Education professor presents paper with international colleague at Oxford University
Christopher Martin, assistant professor of education, recently presented his research into the educational value behind the concept of mindfulness at the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain's annual conference at Oxford University.