After years of hard work and dedication, class of 2020 alumni have earned their UBC credentials. To help celebrate this milestone together from home, alumni UBC presents a global broadcast celebration to follow the virtual graduation events on June 17.
This 15-minute online event will feature special messages for the class of 2020 by UBC speakers, volunteers and alumni, and a living room performance by Juno award-winning artist Bahamas.
Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) is now the recommended and preferred anti-virus solution for all computers at UBC.
The process to update Windows and Mac computers provided and supported by UBC IT Okanagan has already started. These will automatically be upgraded to AMP and it will be an invisible and seamless process in most cases.
Above: Shelley (far right) and a guest being served by Jodie (far left) in UBCO Food Services.
Hot meals on campus haven’t gone cold during the COVID-19 outbreak
Recognizing those still working on campus
Back in March, UBCV and UBCO Food Services closed most of the food outlets on campus as a result of COVID-19. The few that remained open have been serving as an important lifeline for the UBC community still living, working and studying on campus.
Faculty and staff are invited to submit project proposals for UBC’s Community Health and Well-being Cloud Innovation Centre (CIC) project, powered by Amazon Web Services. UBC’s CIC is the first of its kind in Canada.
UBCO fine arts graduate Sara Spencer works on a video while creating her art instalment for the graduate student virtual exhibition.
FCCS students launch virtual exhibition
Bachelor of Fine Arts graduates share their final work on an online platform
Each spring graduating visual arts students at UBC’s Okanagan campus prepare a final art exhibition as they complete their program.
This year’s exhibition, titled Any Moment, was scheduled to open to the public in an on-campus reception in mid-April. However, as Visual Arts Professor Myron Campbell explains, the art is now shared as a virtual exhibition.
UBC researchers announce first public deliberation on BC’s COVID-19 response
Team will seek input from hundreds of citizens in an online deliberation series
British Columbians will have the chance to provide feedback to decision-makers regarding the next phase of COVID-19 policymaking through an online public deliberation series led by researchers at the University of British Columbia.