Several small areas of parking lots C and G (south of the Mountain Weather Office) will be temporarily cordoned off in early July to allow soil characterization testing for future parking lot improvements and storm water drainage work.
The testing, which involves drilling small bore holes for soil sampling, is not expected to interfere with normal use of these parking lots.
Graduates celebrating their success after receiving their degrees.
Graduates celebrated during convocation at UBC Okanagan
President makes each ceremony remarkable with songs, a football, and a sense of humour
Thunderous applause, shouts of celebration, a few tears, a football toss, four-part harmonized chants and hugs of congratulations. Graduation week was busy at UBC Okanagan as more than 1,650 students received degrees during six convocation ceremonies.
Barber School student Raphael Nowak (left) poses with his mentor Ian Walker, professor of biology.
Student juggles search and rescue role while scoring top grades
Saving lives and acing school just an ordinary day for this student
Being a top-level student isn't easy, especially when you're literally saving lives in your free time. But that's all in a day's work for UBC Okanagan's Raphael Nowak, winner of a top $10,000 academic prize.
Newly-minted PhD grad Walaa Moursi and her supervisor Professor Heinz Bauschke celebrate her Governor General gold medal award.
UBC mathematician wins Governor General's gold medal
Grade point average of 99 per cent solidifies award
A math whiz, who moved with her family more than 10,000 kilometers to continue her education, is UBC's recipient of the gold 2017 Governor General Academic Medal—one of Canada's most prestigious academic awards.
Study co-author Karen Hodges, associate professor of biology.
UBC prof suggests species at risk in Canada are not fully protected
Strategies to protect critical habitat not always followed
A new study has found that in many cases, Canada isn't following federal legislation requiring the protection of threatened or endangered species and could be placing them further at risk of extinction.
"This study indicates exercise can have an immediate positive effect." says study senior author Kathleen Martin Ginis, professor in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences.
Want to feel stronger and thinner? Get some exercise
UBC study shows lasting benefits to brief workouts
Just one 30-minute bout of exercise makes women feel stronger and thinner, according to a new UBC study. And the positive effect lasts well beyond the activity itself, which may be good news for women concerned about their body image.