Principal and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Deborah Buszard
Keynotes announced for International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges
From June 22 to 26, UBC Okanagan hosts the International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges.
The conference will feature keynote talks from Principal and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Deborah Buszard and Hiram Arroyo, professor of foundations on health promotion and education at the University of Puerto Rico.
How unmanned aerial vehicles are helping assess the Nepalese earthquake zone
Aerial drones more than proved their worth following the massive 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal in late April. Rescue and relief teams deployed unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, to map the disaster zone and locate potential survivors.
Rehan Sadiq, left, meets with fellow School of Engineering professors, Lukas Bichler, Ahmad Rteil, Kasun Hewage (standing), Shahria Alam and Joshua Brinkerhoff to discuss the four-year plan for their research project.
School of Engineering gets $1.13M for transport research in South Asia
Four-year UBC project involves four countries, exchange opportunities for students
The School of Engineering is leading a four-year interdisciplinary project that could change the way transport infrastructure is managed around the world.
Provost and Vice-Principal Cynthia Mathieson presents engineering instructor Ray Taheri with the junior faculty Award for Teaching Excellence and Innovation. Stephen Porter, professor of psychology in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, was named the senior faculty winner.
UBC celebrates passionate teachers who make a difference
Students help select winners of annual teaching excellence awards
Two professors were recently honoured for their innovative and collaborative teaching methods at UBC Okanagan.
Three Heat volleyball players -- Adam Kern and Jim Bell from the men's team and Michelle Jakszuk from the women's team -- are off to showcase their talent in hopes of representing Canada in International competition later this summer.
NASA visits UBC Okanagan The Okanagan node of the Composites Research Network promotes extensive research collaboration between UBC, industrial composites manufacturers, and prominent national and international research organizations such as NASA.