Registration open for Hack & Whack golf tournament
start the summer off right with colleagues at the 10th annual Hack & Whack golf tournament on June 16
This year's tournament is at the Pinnacle Course at Gallagher's Canyon Golf & Country Club in Kelowna. Register in pairs, as an individual ($55 per individual entry), or for the dinner-only option ($35).
UBC Okanagan has a new service provider for its waste removal service: Super Save Disposal.
Facilities Management recently went through a competitive bid process after the existing waste removal contract expired. The new contract with Super Save will provide cost savings as well as new blue bins for campus, which were installed on May 1.
To find out more, contact the Facilities Management Office at 250-807-8213.
UBC one of Canada’s Greenest Employers in 2016
UBC has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers in 2016, for the fifth year in a row. Fittingly, this award was announced on Eath Day (April 22).
Looking for professional development opportunities for yourself or someone you supervise?
Explore the sessions offered through the Coordinated Summer Training series, which offers great professional development and networking opportunities for summer student staff, professional staff and faculty members.
On September 1, 2016, parking rates will be increasing.
Revenues from parking are one of the few areas available for revenue diversification on campus which have been mandated for UBC. They are also an important way that UBC supports alternative transportation modes.
UBC Associate Professor Lukas Bichler (second from left) discusses how to extract minerals from mining byproducts with his students.
School of Engineering and industry partnership spurs metallurgical sector development in BC Interior
A $293,000 research partnership among Teck Metals Ltd., Fenix Advanced Materials, Drop Designs, Mitacs and UBC aims to use by-products from smelting operations to create economic development opportunities in the province’s Southern Interior.
Brandon Ashcroft enjoyed a great working relationship with Allison Hargreaves. The two colleagues shared a moment during the final English 114 class of Term 2.
Tutor recognized as a major piece of the heart of the Aboriginal Centre
Brandon Ashcroft never saw it coming.
The Aboriginal Programs & Services (APS) English tutor was gently ambushed during the final English 114 class of this term. APS staff, students and Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies Prof. Allison Hargreaves expressed their appreciation for the English major’s dedication over the past three years.
UBC partners with Third Space to promote mental health, work-life balance
A Faculty of Health and Social Development partnership with the Third Space non-profit group will see nursing and social work students providing community health services in Kelowna’s newest living lab.