DVC and Principal Deborah Buszard welcomed Kelowna City Council to UBC Okanagan on Monday night for the first-ever regular meeting away from City Hall.
City’s transportation consultation comes to campus
Kelowna officially launched the next phase of it’s Transportation Master Plan consultations during Kelowna City Council’s meeting hosted at UBC Okanagan Monday evening.
City planning staff will be on campus to discuss the future of transportation on November 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the EME building's Hallisey Atrium. Learn more about the plan and participate in an interactive transportation budgeting exercise at: kelowna.ca/transportation2040
Top tips for dealing with student concerns
Talk about expectations early
Make an early and significant investment in clearly setting out the "rules of the game"
Talk clearly about your expectations and about consequences
We’re in a stronger place when we understand our roles, rights and responsibilities clearly
We all have the responsibility to help prevent misunderstandings
Clear course outlines, holding regular meetings with graduate students, and providing opportunities for timely feedback can build an understanding of what is expected
UBC releases the 2018/19 Annual Sustainability Report
This year, UBC’s leadership endorsed new strategic plans and actions that significantly deepen the university’s commitment to sustainability across teaching, learning and research, operations, infrastructure and community.
Read how UBC advances its sustainability goals, what researchers are developing and what is in development for coming years in the 2018/19 Annual Sustainability Report.
What's your vision for the future workforce? How do you envision being ready for the jobs of the future?
CleanBC is a government strategy that sets a pathway for reducing climate pollution and building a better future. As the clean economy grows, training needs to keep up and jobs need to be accessible in all corners of the province.
Associate Professor of History Brigitte Le Normand is the academic director of UBCO's public humanities hub.
Use the humanities to bridge cultural divisions, say UBC profs
Researchers bring reasoning into scientific, often polarizing, issues
In an era when divisions in society seem more prevalent than ever, two UBC humanities professors are using the power of arts, history and philosophy to build bridges and address the world's most pressing issues.
A participant performs a computerized task designed to probe cognitive function in Paul van Donkelaar's concussion lab.
UBCO researcher examines traumatic brain injury in survivors of intimate partner violence
Groundbreaking research seeks to create better supports and outcomes for women
While the diagnoses and treatment of sport-related concussion have well-established guidelines and protocols, a new study from the School of Health and Exercise Sciences is looking at what has previously been an understudied group—women survivors of intimate partner violence.
Claudia Krebs, professor of anatomy in UBC's faculty of medicine.
Reimagining anatomy education for all
From the vast network of blood vessels responsible for supplying blood to the brain to the tiny tendons of our toes, human anatomy is complex. And for hundreds of UBC students, it's their job to master it all.
Inspired Word Café blends creativity, inclusivity and interactive fun
New series bridges gap between professional and budding writers
Known for the past 10 years as Milkcraters of the Moon reading series, the newly-renamed Inspired Word Café public reading series will bring visiting authors together with writers from the Okanagan to share their experiences and talent.