Dust off your running shoes and participate on May 5
Staff and Faculty Sports Day returns
Register as an individual, as a team or lend a hand and volunteer. No fees, tons of prizes, and a healthy bagged lunch is included for all participants and volunteers. The registration deadline is May 1.
New this year: Recognize Your Colleague and Step It Up Challenge against UBC Vancouver.
UBC Okanagan staff members Randy Bone, Troy Campbell and Ryan Hirowatari will receive close-cut haircuts in the courtyard from 12 to 2 p.m. on April 28. Contact Ryan Hirowatari at the UBC Okanagan Bookstore for details or to donate.
Vlisco wax-print dress from the “Hommage à L’Art” collection, 2013. Inge van Lierop, designer. Courtesy Vlisco Museum, Foundation Pieter Fentener van Vlissingen, Helmond, the Netherlands.
UBC professor curates international exhibit of African print fashion
African stylishness and cosmopolitanism, past and present, is on display in a major exhibition curated by Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies Prof. Suzanne Gott at the Fowler Museum at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Kids can 'dream big' about the world of engineering on the big screen
The School of Engineering hosts Dream Big: Engineering Our World on May 3, with the aim to inspire kids to become the innovators, educators and leaders who will improve the lives of people across the entire planet.
Faculty and staff with children in grades 7 to 10 can request tickets for this presentation by emailing email@example.com
UBC researchers connect common fats to a lazy lifestyle and diabetes
Michael Smith Health Research Foundation Scholar Sanjoy Ghosh has recently published research that concludes a high consumption of polyunsaturated fatty acids but not monounsaturated fatty acids can lead to sedentary or lazy behaviour, especially in women.