Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility and Kelowna—Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr are surrounded by UBC Okanagan researchers as they cut the ribbon at the official building opening.
UBC Okanagan opens new community-engaged research space
Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility attends ceremony
Research for those living with chronic disease, physical disability and obesity is set to get a boost with the opening of two new community-focused research spaces at UBC Okanagan.
Added protection now required for all CWL accounts
To keep personal information at UBC secure, faculty and staff are asked to update their Campus-Wide Login (CWL) account to an Enhanced CWL account by May 31, 2019. This update features an additional layer of protection with multi-factor authentication.
On June 6 and 7 more than 1,500 students will walk across the stage to receive their degree in front of family and friends. It will be one of their proudest achievements and a day they will remember for a lifetime.
Ceremonies & Events and alumni UBC are teaming up to help make the 2019 Convocation ceremonies a memorable occasion for graduates and their families. Numerous volunteer roles are available for alumni, faculty and staff members.
If you are interested in volunteering for convocation, complete this form by May 17.
Campus pond undergoing maintenance
In order to restore the capacity of UBC Okanagan's artificial retention pond and to extend its operating time, Facilities Management is undertaking an expanded clean-up initiative this summer.
Survey now open: Conferences and Accommodation services
Conferences and Accommodation is gearing up for the start of a new summer season. To get things started, the department is reaching out to faculty and staff to provide feedback about how it serves the campus community.
This free, innovative, evidence-based training is for all UBC faculty and staff looking to incorporate mindfulness into the workplace and their everyday lives. Content is delivered online via any device, and focuses on simple yet powerful learning objectives.
Just 10 minutes a day for 30 consecutive days will help participants be healthier, more productive and better able to problem-solve and work as a team.
As spring arrives, forecasters watch the snowpack and the amount of rain to predict what the potential for flooding might be.
Expert Q&A: Floods, fires and the Okanagan Valley
Barber School professor examines this year’s flood risk in the Okanagan
The last two spring and summer seasons had their share of environmental challenges. With wet springs followed by smoky summers seemingly becoming the norm, Barber School Associate Professor David Scott provides his opinion on what’s in store for 2019.
Research shows that changing the deadline for donations closer to tax time can increase donations.
Time is money, especially when it comes to giving
Study finds people are more charitable if allowed to claim donations sooner
Would you be more likely to donate to charity if you could report the gift sooner on your taxes? According to a new article published by Barber School Associate Professor Ross Hickey, the answer is yes.