Philipp Reichert (middle) with 2015 Jumpstart Coordinators Alejandra Garcia (left) and Mirabelle Arodi (right).
International Programs and Services Advisor appointed as instructor for new national immigration education program
Philipp Reichert, immigration advisor for International Programs and Services, has been appointed as an instructor for the English-language version of the new International Students and Immigration Education Program.
The program will be fully online and taught during the evenings and weekends to international student advisors across Canada.
Jan Unwin (left), superintendent of graduation and student transitions with the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Advanced Education, participates in a maker demonstration at UBC's Small Schools Think Tank.
UBC works with small schools to tackle big problems
The Faculty of Education is working with rural educators from across the province to find ways to help schools in smaller communities.
A bumble bee is busy inspecting mouse ear chickweed.
UBC professor encourages community to help local bees
UBC's Public Art Pollinator Pasture Project and the UBC/Okanagan Regional Library's "Pollinizing Sessions" host two events that share how-to advice and experience in creating pollinator-friendly habitats.
A recent UBC study could make it easier for oil and gas companies to prevent pipeline failures.
This study has resulted in an engineering model intended to help the companies determine which areas of their pipeline network could be prone to corrosion and should receive priority for integrity testing.
"There are over 40,000 kilometers of pipelines operating in Canada alone and deciding how best to schedule and complete testing on those lines can be a daunting task," says Solomon Tesfamariam, assoc. prof. of engineering.