Campus Security's Mike Gesi (left) and Paul Hipsey (right) return a stolen portable weather station to Environment Canada meteorologist Doug Lundquist.
Campus Security rescues stolen weather station destined for local school
Environment Canada meteorologist Doug Lundquist is singing the praises of Campus Security after the return of a stolen portable weather station.
Following the recent report of some on-campus thefts at the Mountain Weather Office, Campus Security was able to investigate the events, identify a suspect and liaise with the local RCMP to ensure the item was returned.
All-access fitness pass goes to United Way e-pledge draw winner
Everyone who has given to the United Way this fall through UBC payroll e-pledge is elegible to win prizes. The October grand prize winner is Ilya Parkins, associate professor of gender and women's studies, who receives an all-access membership to The Hangar Fitness and Wellness Centre for the spring term.
The next prize draw is Nov. 30. To be eligible to win a 2017 parking pass, make your e-pledge (info in your Oct. 11 email from the United Way).
UBC is rolling out a copyright alerting system within Connect for the Okanagan campus on November 7. This new system will alert faculty members if any of their uploaded files are missing copyright status metadata.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal Deborah Buszard (left) invites UBC Students' Union Okanagan President Blake Edwards to sign the Okanagan Charter. Following this photo, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor invited all those in attendance to sign the Charter as well.
UBC officially signs Okanagan Charter and helps lead groundbreaking health promotion movement
Canadian universities are leading an international effort to create campuses that will improve the health and well-being of students, faculty and staff.
UBC Professor continues to make change in East African Classrooms
UBC researcher Susan Crichton has recently returned from Africa as a continuation of her eight-year project with colleagues at Aga Khan University that encourages teachers and students to think outside the box when it comes to traditional learning techniques.
Project Director Margaret Macintyre Latta and Rhonda Draper from School District 23.
UBC prof awarded $160,000 to help educators re-envision learning in their classrooms
A UBC researcher, working alongside students and educators, will be conducting a multi-year project aimed at inspiring creative and critical student thinking, thanks to a federal partnership development grant.
HatTrick participant Kevin Lavigne and poses with Kelowna Rockets mascot Rocky the Raccoon.
UBC researchers team up with Kelowna Rockets to support men’s health
Asst. Professor Cristina Caperchione is teaming up with the Kelowna Rockets to offer HAT TRICK; an innovative healthy lifestyle program to help local men increase physical activity, improve nutritional habits, and enhance their social connectedness.
Caperchione is now looking for recruits for the first session that begins in January.
Jonathan Holzman wins APEGBC Teaching Award
Congratulations to School of Engineering prof. Jonathan Holzman who has won this year's Teaching Award of Excellence from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC).