The Okanagan campus library is working with IT, Media and Classroom Services to help implement a new design that will help students, faculty and other library patrons find what they need online in the quickest and most enjoyable way possible.
The redesign is going through user testing in May and June, but before that more general input is needed from the campus community.
Take a few minutes to complete the UBC Okanagan campus energy behaviour survey and you'll be entered in draw to win a $30 Quality Greens gift certificate. To complete the survey, visit the Okanagan Sustainability Office website.
Spots still available for 10th annual Learning Conference
Reflecting on scholarly approaches
Spots are still available for the Centre for Teaching and Learning's 10th annual Learning Conference, being held on May 7 and 8.
This year's conference features 36 presentations that look at scholarly approaches to social media in the classroom, assessment methods, de-mystifying student learning and undergraduate research ideas.
Fraud prevention, risks and controls workshop being offered April 30
UBC's Internal Audit and Finance departments are giving a presentation on April 30 to help increase awareness around the issues of fraud prevention, risks and controls as they relate to finance processes on the Okanagan campus.
An Essential Administrative Skills Series workshop
Join Robin Whittall, career advisor for the Advising and Involvement Centre, on April 29 to explore some of the facets of your working style and identify some next steps you can take to find fulfillment in your career.
Graduating bachelor of fine arts student Kylie Miller prepares for Ellipsis, the 2014 year-end BFA Graduation Exhibit on April 19th. Photo Credit: Alia Popoff
Bachelor of fine arts graduation exhibition and opening gala
Creativity has gained form in a collection of new student artworks to be showcased at UBC. The graduating bachelor of fine arts class is ready to show their stuff: art reflecting diversity in form, materials and ideas over the course of their final year of visual arts studies.
From left: UBC students Hailey Causton, Nicholas Clark and Spencer Belcourt tease the roots out on the maple tree next to the outdoor amphitheatre, just southeast of the EME building, before the tree is placed in the ground.
Truth and Reconciliation Commission events bring emotional response
The last trio of Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) events on campus this academic year tugged at the heartstrings of participants.
Heat student-athletes that have earned the distinction are (from left): Jennifer Kidd and Hayley Carlson.
A pair of Heat women's soccer players earn CCAA Academic All Canadian status
Hayley Carlson and Jennifer Kidd, both from the women's Heat soccer team, have earned Academic All Canadian awards from the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association for their accomplishments this past season.
Sicamous youth participates in School District 83 Maker Day on March 13.
Maker Days movement shifts learning across BC schools
Educators are reclaiming 'making' in classrooms
UBC and the Industry Training Authority recently piloted five 'Maker Days' in Kelowna, Sicamous, and Maple Ridge as a way of introducing trades and technology and experiential learning opportunities from Kindergarten to Grade 12.
Primatologist Biruté Galdikas with a 1971 National Geographic cover where she was featured in a story about her work with orangutans in Borneo.
Primatologist tells of the heart, soul, and struggle of the orangutan
Scientist BirutÉ Galdikas inspired by four decades spent in the jungle
Primatologist, conservationist, and ethologist Biruté Galdikas shared her story Monday night about the wild yet gentle orangutan and her life-long mission to protect the endangered primates and their habitat.