Zoë Soon (left) and Tim Abbott accept certificates for their Green Research Fund proposals.
Risk Management announces Green Research Fund winners
Three applicants from UBC's Okanagan campus have had their proposals selected to be the 2014 projects supported by the Green Research Fund.
The successful applicants are Sandra Mecklenburg, chemistry laboratory manager for the Barber School, Zoë Soon, instructor in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences, and engineering graduate student Tim Abbott.
Community members tour a UBC Okanagan Engineering research lab.
Get the inside story on what goes on in UBC's labs and classrooms at Celebrate Research 2014
The doors are open, researchers are ready to discuss their work, and the campus is alive with plenty of free public presentations, events and activities during Celebrate Research week, on now until March 7.
Faculty of Management Assistant Professor Eric Li takes a selfie. Li, who teaches digital marketing and consumption courses in the Faculty of Management, says corporations are using selfies to market themselves and connect with prospective customers.
Selfies are your personal brand
Selfies reflect a new culture of living out loud, but there can be a dark side, says a UBC researcher.
Christine Gregory, Alexa Geddes, Lauren Airth, and Tanveer Gill are headed to Toronto to participate in the second annual Unleash the Noise conference that deals with the negative stigma of mental illness.
University students open door for talks about mental health
Four UBC students head to national Unleash the
A group of students from UBC Okanagan is heading to Toronto to find methods for openly speaking about a topic that is often ignored or swept under the rug.
Alex Wiecke, a second-year electrical engineering student, makes final adjustments to his customized radio-controlled truck prior to the Mechatronics Club Auto Rally finals. Wiecke placed second in the five-team event.
The mechatronics club held its annual Auto Rally finals last Wednesday in the Richard S. Hallisey Atrium. Participants are given sample code, electrical schematics and control theory to tinker with and create their vehicles.
Teams led their autonomously controlled vehicles through an obstacle course and other navigation events.
UBC nursing student Christine Gregory and medical students Alison Leighton and Robyn Buna work to solve a patient emergency in the Pritchard Simulation Centre.
Student nurses, physicians solve emergency cases together
Simulation lab provides health-care collaboration in a safe setting
UBC Okanagan nursing and medical students are training side by side for the first time.
The Weather Network's Arda Ocal interviews Layne McDougall, manager of Campus Recreation.
The Weather Network comes to UBC Okanagan
The Weather Network visited campus last Tuesday to broadcast a ball hockey game early one frosty morning, on the way to last weekend's Heritage Classic NHL game in BC Place between the Vancouver Canucks and Ottawa Senators.
The poignant strains of traditional Iranian music wafted through the UNC Ballroom as Mohammad Paknahad on the sitar and Shelir Ebrahimi on tar gave a soulful performance.
EGSS Cultural Night
It was an enchanting evening, evoking the familiar and the exotic. The Engineering Graduate Student Society Cultural Night last Tuesday was a wonderful event celebrating diversity and sharing dinner featuring dishes from around the world.
Kader Mewaj, Ashish Dey, Jinglei You and Erika Ablen lay flowers at a memorial to those who died in the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War that saw the country partitioned and the creation of Bangladesh.
International Mother Language Day
International Mother Language Day was marked in sombre remembrance in the Richard S. Hallisey Atrium last week with a commemoration to the thousands who died in the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War that saw the country of Pakistan partitioned into two nations as the new country of Bangladesh came into being.
Students laid roses at a memorial to mark the occasion.
Linguistic anthropologist Christine Schreyer
The race to save endangered languages
World languages promote diversity, creativity and cultural identity
UBC anthropologist and linguist Christine Schreyer discusses identity, the impact of colonialism and the race to preserve indigenous and minority languages.
Michelle Jakszuk and Lars Bornemann named to Canada West All-Rookie Team
Lars Bornemann was the top recruit in BC last year and headlined The Province's Head of the Class edition as well as earning recognition as high school player of the year, and in his first season at UBC Okanagan he powered his way to the Canada West All-Rookie Team.
The prized recruit for the Heat women's volleyball head coach Steve Manuel this year was Michelle Jakszuk. Her ability to come off the bench when the Heat needed a spark was a major reason why the first-year Jakzsuk was named to the Canada West All-Rookie team this season.
Alter-globalism in higher education: paradoxes of ethics, justice and internationalization
Stirring Minds Speaker Series welcomes Canada Research Chair in Race, Inequalities, and Global Change
Vanessa de Oliveira Andreotti's presentation will examine shifting perceptions of the public role of higher education, with particular emphasis on questions of ethics, justice and internationalization that arise at the intersections of current economic, cultural, political and social forces.