UBCO Professor Lesley Lutes, president of the Learning Centre’s board of directors, (left) holds Eli while she reads a story with Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development to Lucas, Tyler and Amelia.
Province and UBC fund major daycare expansion
More families will have access to high-quality child care services at UBCO
The University Children’s Learning Centre at UBC Okanagan will soon add space for 20 more children.
Currently licensed to provide services for 37 children, the facility will be renovated and expanded by 50 per cent thanks to support from the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development and UBC.
By focusing on developing sound project management skills and processes, projects are more realistically budgeted for and resourced, risks are managed and mitigated, and projects are far more likely to be executed on time without severe consequences to people.
Nominations open for Kelowna Civic and Community Awards
Recognizing outstanding Kelowna residents, organizations and businesses who positively contributed to the city in 2019, nominations for the 45th annual Kelowna Civic Awards are open until Feburary 14, 2020.
This year’s finalists will be celebrated at the awards ceremony in April.
Back row, from left: Sally Faulkner, Rehan Sadiq, Dan Charman, Gord Binsted, Krasimira Tsaneva, Bryce Traister. Front row, from left: Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor University of Exeter, Deborah Buszard DVC of UBC Okanagan.
UBC Okanagan reaches across Atlantic with University of Exeter partnership
New funding will support student and faculty connections between institutions
UBC’s Okanagan campus has entered a new partnership agreement with the UK’s University of Exeter that commits CAD$120,000 to develop and expand relationships across both universities.
Jennifer Davis explores the value of patient-reported measures in the fields of healthy aging.
UBC research says poor sleep can impact recovery from a stroke
Getting a good night’s sleep is sound advice for most people, but a new UBC study says sleep is vital for those who are recovering from a stroke
Jennifer Davis is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Management. Her goal is to improve the health of Canadians and her research area includes exploring the value of patient-reported measures in the fields of healthy aging.
Moral challenges still exist around medical assistance in dying
UBCO professor says frontline nurses grapple with a good death amidst new end of life options
Nursing Professor Barb Pesut is a Canada Research Chair in Health, Ethics and Diversity. Much of her research has focused on improving palliative care for diverse populations and ways to improve the quality of life for seniors living with advancing chronic illness.
Recently, she delved into the policy, practice and ethical implications of Medical Assistance in Dying for nurses.