Environmental, cultural and human rights advocate Sheila Watt-Cloutier.
Feb. 26: Building community resilience in a changing climate
The Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience and Ecosystem Services, in partnership with the Regional District of the Central Okanagan, is bringing environmental, cultural and human rights advocate Sheila Watt-Cloutier to campus on February 26 to provide a global perspective on climate change and a vision for the future.
Okanagan College and UBC Okanagan partner to revitalize popular campus-to-campus half-marathon and relay
UBCO and OC faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to lace-up and run a 21.1 km route starting on campus, travelling down the Okanagan Rail Trail and ending at OC’s KLO campus with music, food, drink and prizes.
Dr. Mariam Wallet Mohamed Aboubakrine, former chair and member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, will provide her perspective on the progress and challenges for Indigenous women's rights.
Feb. 17 and 21: iSTAND reading week day camps
iSTAND is holding two day camps during reading week that let children and grandparents be scientists for a day and fuel their passion for learning and creativity.
The first camp on Feb. 17 invites all grandchildren and grandparents to connect with each other through STEM; the second camp on Feb. 21 explores the wonder of STEM with children in grades one to three.
March 5: UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference
Hosted by the Southern Medical Program
Join local researchers and healthcare professionals for an engaging evening of knowledge exchange on March 5. Keynote address provided by Prof. Kathleen Martin Ginis, director of the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management.
Ian Cull, Senior Advisor on Indigenous Affairs for UBC Okanagan.
UBCO announces first senior advisor on Indigenous affairs
Longtime campus executive Ian Cull takes up the mantle
UBC recently established the role of Senior Advisor on Indigenous Affairs for its Okanagan campus, with Ian Cull, a founding member of the campus leadership team, named as the first person to hold the position.
Sharon Hanna, Mathew Vis-Dunbar and Jason Pither announced this week UBC is the first Canadian university to sign on to the Center for Open Science's online platform, OSF Institutions.
UBC becomes first Canadian institution to join open science platform
With increasing interest in promoting transparency, collaboration, and reproducibility in academic research, UBC has become the first Canadian post-secondary institution to join the Center for Open Science's online platform, Open Science Framework Institutions.