Share your thoughts to shape UBC’s future workplace
Human Resources is collecting student, faculty and staff thoughts in a brief survey at focusonpeople.ubc.ca.
The survey takes 10-15 minutes to complete and closes on December 9, 2018.
New toner recycling program introduced
In IT, Media and Classroom Services' ongoing efforts to meet the university's sustainability goals as well as reduce and redirect waste from the landfill, the department is introducing a new campus-wide toner recycling program.
Hosted by the Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and Ecosystem Services (BRAES) and the Institute for Community Engaged Research (ICER), the Okanagan Research Forum: Eating the Okanagan will explore change in local food systems.
The acid test of a good plan is the willingness of others to implement it
A key skill relevant to leaders at all levels is the ability to positively influence people in a way that others willingly alter their thoughts and plans. In this workshop, participants will learn to hone their ideas to maximize acceptance by their stakeholder groups.
The study shows that repetitive impacts of a soccer ball on a player’s head could cause damage to the cells of the nervous system. Photo credit: Shutterstock
Keep your head out of the game, suggests new UBC research
Study evaluates effect of heading a ball in soccer
The soccer ball is racing at a speed of 80 km/hr when the player uses their head to redirect it and score. Their team wins the game — but at what cost? UBC Okanagan research suggests the price is high.
Hilla Shlomi, director of the Social Work Walk-In Clinic.
UBC Okanagan offers its expertise to struggling parents
Pilot walk-in clinic open to the public
The School of Social Work Mental Health Clinic is a key partner in the new on-campus walk-in well-being clinic. The clinic is specifically designed to support parents who have concerns about their children’s mental health.
Three UBC Okanagan students awarded women in tech scholarships
Computer science and math students hope the award will inspire others
In BC, women make up 20 per cent of the high-tech workforce, far less than the national average according to the BC Tech Association. But those statistics are changing thanks in part to three young women from the Barber School.
Hydrail for the Okanagan
Holger Busche and Assoc. Prof. of Engineering Gord Lovegrove sit down at Kelowna's Innovation Centre to discuss hydrogen-powered rail (hydrail) transportation for the Okanagan.
Hydrail for the Okanagan: Q&As
Answering various questions from Kelowna citizens and business leaders, Holger Busche and Gord Lovegrove answer questions about a hydrail system for the Okanagan.