During this season of giving thanks, help raise awareness of the significant contributions made by our generous donors
Development and Alumni Engagement are asking students, faculty and staff to consider the impact of university donors on their lives and to express their appreciation. Look for tables set up around campus this week and sign a thank you card that will be sent to a UBC Okanagan donor.
New problematic substance use clinic being offered
The UBC Okanagan Psychology Clinic is offering a new service that's available for all faculty and staff.
The service is a low-barrier outpatient treatment service for individuals seeking help to reduce the harm associated with their use of alcohol or other substances.
Faculty of Management researcher launches intergenerational co-living study
Eric Li, assistant professor of marketing, is collaborating with Happipad to study perceptions of intergenerational co-living.
Li is looking for residents of Canada over 19 years of age to give their input in an online survey. Participation in the survey is voluntary. To find out more, contact Assist Prof. Li at 250-807-8853 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Until such time as complete compatibility has been assured, and all vendors support this release of macOS, IT, Media and Classroom Services will not be performing upgrades or shipping new systems with macOS 10.14.
Reminder: Applications now open for Invited International Distinguished Visitor Award
The Invited International Distinguished Visitor Fund provides opportunities for faculty members to invite international colleagues to visit UBC and share their research and expertise with the campus community.
Susan Holtzman is an associate professor in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences.
Think B4 U text, says UBC research
Study evaluates texting as a poor way to deliver criticism
Many think they’re doing a favour by texting criticism instead of giving it in person. Not so, says psychology researcher and study senior author Susan Holtzman who has determined that negative comments can have the same impact regardless of how they are delivered.
A local West Kelowna winery has contributed $8,000 to the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies for a new award for students.
The donation from Grizzli Winery will allow FCCS to present new awards this academic year to students majoring in fine arts or media studies who display great promise in graphic design and visual communication.