A recent environmental report assessing the current conditions of the storm water retention pond behind the Engineering Management Education building has recommended a few things to restore water storage capacity and help maintain habitat features that are critical to the pond, its vegetation and its wildlife.
Excavation work began the first week of January when most wildlife is absent or hibernating, limiting potential negative impacts.
Even though summer is a few months away, register now and save.
Register before February 29 at goheat.ca/camps and save 10 per cent on Heat Sport camps for volleyball, golf, basketball and soccer.
3MT heats are underway
Competitors compete to advance to the campus final
Three Minute Thesis (3MT) heats are currently being organized across all faculties and schools at UBC Okanagan. Grad students will present their research in the first stage of the 3MT competition in the next few weeks.
Campus Life seeks student leaders for summer, fall
Campus Life is recruiting for a variety of volunteer and paid student leadership positions for summer 2016 and the 2016/17 academic year. Students will develop new skills, explore new opportunities, and support our campus community.
Exploring meditation and mindfulness as it relates to community well-being and families living with autism
Clifford Saron -- international expert on the effects of meditation on brain function, emotional regulation and physical health -- will be in Kelowna from February 5 to 7 to give a series of workshops.
The workshops will focus on mindfulness-based interventions and easing the chronic stress of caregivers for children with autism.
January 27 is Suicide Awareness Day at UBC. On that day facilitators from Health and Wellness, the School of Nursing, and Human Resources will be holding a workshop to help participants reach out and help those who are struggling with suicidal thoughts.
A backs-to-the-wall comeback over the Pandas on Saturday night had the Heat celebrating.
Five set win gives UBC Okanagan sweep of Alberta
A five-set comeback for the Heat over the Pandas on Saturday night in a heavyweight Canada West women's volleyball match puts the women's volleyball team tied for first place in the Canada West rankings.