Students are completing online Teacher Evaluation Questionnaires from March 25 until April 10. Faculty members receive an email verifying courses for evaluation and providing material to help promote the evaluations.
The UBC Centennial Emerging Research Workshop on Epigenetics will be held on April 27 to 29. This workshop at UBC's Vancouver campus aims to bring together researchers across UBC in this relatively new but already complex area to better understand and raise the profile of epigenetics research at UBC. The workshop will also be webcast to UBC students, faculty and staff.
The eighth Annual Awards Athletics Awards celebrated a season's worth of accomplishments. Alex Swiatlowski and Devon Frame were emcees for the event.
Eighth annual Heat Athletic Awards Banquet
The campus' student athlete community was highlighted with a host of awards handed out to a number of deserving winners on March 29, including Katie Wuttunee for Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year and Mitch Goodwin for Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year.
From left, MLA Norm Letnick, Scott Tyerman of AuthenTech Homes, Karin Eger-Blenk and Russ Foster of the Blenk Development Corp., Jim Hamilton of Okanagan College, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Deborah Buszard , Carol Suhan of FortisBC, and MP Stephen Fuhr
Home of the future Living Lab project started in Wilden subdivision
An energy-efficiency research project involving industry, UBC and Okanagan College broke ground on March 31.
Leyton Schnellert, assistant professor of education.
Success in the 21st century requires students to think for themselves
According to a study by the MacArthur Foundation, 65 per cent of students will end up doing work that hasn't been invented yet. How, then, do we teach students the skills needed for jobs that don't exist?
Leyton Schnellert, assistant professor of education, says we need to teach students how to be life-long learners.
Award-winning writers Dania Tomlinson, left, and Bronwyn Berg at the 2016 Okanagan Short Story Contest ceremony.
'Heartbreaking' story wins 2016 Okanagan Short Story Contest
Creative writing that tugged the heartstrings of award-winning fiction writer Tamas Dobozy won this year's Okanagan Short Story Contest.
Dobozy, UBC Okanagan's Writer in Residence, was the final judge in the annual fiction writing contest that gathered more than 85 entries. UBC alumna Dania Tomlinson's story "Badlands" won first prize, with Dobozy saying the writer is "totally in command of the narrative."