The BC Supreme Court has approved a UBC plan to reduce unauthorized uses of the private driveway between UBC Okanagan and Curtis road (on the west side of campus).
To preserve access for authorized users, it is important that all cyclists and pedestrians who have been using the Curtis Road easement stop using this private road immediately, unless they have classes or employment in the Reichwald Health Sciences Centre or the Creative and Critical Studies Building that day.
Curtis Morcom to serve as interim AVP Finance and Operations
In January, Michael Shakespeare, Associate Vice-President Finance and Operations, announced that he will be taking a leadership role at the Faculty of Medicine in Vancouver as the Executive Director of Finance and Operations, effective April 1.
In his absence, Curtis Morcom has agreed to serve as interim Associate Vice-President, Finance and Operations, effective March 1, continuing until a new Associate Vice-President has been selected.
UBC Okanagan enrols in QReserve research asset inventory management system
The Office of Research Services has partnered with QReserve to help establish a database that will centralize research facility equipment and services as well as help increase the visibility of research programs and facilities.
Brandon Taylor, an English major in critical studies
English major works on critical investigation of contemporary TV
Brandon Taylor was recently awarded $2,500 from the FCCS Undergraduate Student Research Award fund for his research involving a critical investigation of how contemporary television creates empathetic routes toward sociopaths and what this relationship implies.
David F. Scott and Adam Wei are co-authors with the Chinese Academy of Sciences in a study that shows that changes in land cover play as significant a role as climate change on the hydrology of watersheds.
Significant impact on water resources by land-use change: UBC study
Climate change ruled out as most dominant factor for watersheds
A UBC-Chinese Academy of Sciences joint study shows that land cover plays as significant a role as climate change on the hydrology of watersheds.
Short list announced for Okanagan Short Fiction contest
More than 90 entries for 17th annual story contest
It will be a tough call. A total of 93 entries were received for the 17th annual Okanagan Short Fiction contest, sponsored by the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS), the Central Okanagan Foundation, and the Kelowna Capital News.