UBC Partnership Recognition Fund now accepting applications
Designed to help fill small-resource gaps and acknowledge the contributions of community partners, the Partnership Recognition Fund offers low-barrier funding of up to $1,500 to not-for-profits working in partnership with UBC students, faculty or staff.
At the construction site, from left, UBC Deputy Vice-Chancellor Deborah Buszard, UBC Students' Union Okanagan Vice-President Campus Life Ali Poostizadeh and Vice-President Services Taylor Dotto joined the Hon. Melanie Mark, BC Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.
New student beds help UBC Okanagan students focus on studies
Funding provided through the BC Student Housing Loan Program was announced Monday for the Skeena student residence, a 220-unit affordable student housing project at UBC Okanagan.
Mohammad Arjmand, Canada Research Chair in Advanced Materials and Polymer Engineering.
School of Engineering welcomes first Canada Research Chair
Bridging interdisciplinary science and composite research, Mohammad Arjmand explores innovations in multifunctional polymer nanocomposites as the first Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) at the School of Engineering.
Mary Jung, associate professor in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences.
In the field
A place you can go
Small Steps for Big Changes is a three-week lifestyle-counselling program delivered by UBC Okanagan students and researchers at the Kelowna YMCA. The program helps people make lasting dietary and exercise changes to lower their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
Barber School professor says the discipline needs more women
When Assistant Professor of Economics Mohsen Javdani embarked on a recent research project, his main goal was to study the influence of ideological bias among economists.
In what he describes as an important by-product of the research, he not only discovered a stark difference between male and female economists in their ideological biases, but also in their perception and concerns regarding the gender gap in economics.
UBCO presents leading pediatrician to discuss diabetes
Leadership, prevention and health of children topic of keynote address
A recent Canadian study found that 95 per cent of children newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are obese. Dr. Tom Warshawski of the Childhood Obesity Foundation has made it his life's work to stop this concerning trend.