Stretching seal-skin demonstrates the resilience of certain forms of traditional Inuit knowledge in Nunavut.
Feb.6: History and Sociology Speaker Series returns
THE MEANING OF WALLS: LEARNING WITHIN WALLS IN AN ARCTIC HAMLET
Professor Lisa-Jo K van den Scott from Memorial University Newfoundland will discuss the multiple meaning of walls, explaining how these objects unveil hidden power relations, expressions of identity and more.
Move UBC month is happening in February. UBC Wellbeing and Athletics & Recreation are encouraging the campus community to be more physically active. Grants are available to help you partner with UBC Wellbeing and support events that get students, faculty and staff moving more and sitting less.
Small changes can add up to big impacts. To find out more visit the Move UBC website.
Be stronger than your excuses
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF AN ACTIVE WORK BREAK. YOUR BODY AND YOUR BRAIN WILL THANK YOU
With an on-campus fitness centre, more than 30 group fitness classes a week, and drop-in sport at noon, you’ll be sure to find an activity that fits your schedule.
At just $125, a faculty/staff pass gets you unlimited access to all areas of the gym until April 30. Drop-ins are also an option at $7 per day.
Total revealed for the 2019 UBC Okanagan United Way Campaign
The total raised for this year's UBC Okanagan campus United Way Campaign was $37,751.87. This number is the result of our campus community's spirit of giving to make a difference in our valley and all funds raised went to the United Way of the Southern Interior BC.
On the morning of January 29, faculty and staff are invited to visit either the transit exchange or the walkway between the Arts and Sciences buildings for a coffee or tea as well as information and resources about employee mental health.
Feb. 15: Public Humanities Hub Impact Award deadline
stimulate humanities research that engages the public with $3,000 in funding
Students, faculty, sessional instructors and post-doctoral fellows are invited to apply for the Public Humanities Hub Impact Award. Applications should focus on in realizing a short-term research and/or creation project and the deadline is February 15, 2020.
UBCO researcher Jonathan Little suggests ketone supplement drink may help control blood sugar.
Need to control blood sugar? There's a drink for that
Ketone supplement may control glucose by mimicking some aspects of a ketogenic diet
With more people with diabetes and pre-diabetes looking for novel strategies to help control blood sugar, new research from the School of Health and Exercise Sciences suggests that ketone monoester drinks may help do exactly that.
Engineering students enter virtual reality operating room
New course seeks to make the operating theatre safer and more efficient
UBC Okanagan student Hafsah Khan is immersed in an operating room at the Hospital for Special Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York where a spine surgery is currently underway; although she is not physically there.