The Faculty Town Hall on September 24 was hosted by the Provost and Vice-President Academic and covered what faculty need to know about the Integrated Renewal Program and a 2020/21 budget overview and update.
The Ombuds Office is an independent, impartial and confidential resource to ensure that UBC students are treated fairly in all aspects of university life. It provides a place for students to discuss their concerns and offer unbiased advice and guidance.
The learning centre offers an infant/toddler program for children aged eight months to three years, and a theme-based preschool program for children aged three to five years.
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New 24/7 remote counselling service now available to all students
UBC Student Assistance Program meets critical need to support UBC students living outside of BC
The UBC Student Assistance Program (SAP) provides free, 24/7 personal counselling and life coaching for all UBC students. Services are available by phone, video, face to face where available, e-counselling and in multiple languages.
Don’t treat a COVID-19 vaccine like we did toilet paper, says UBC prof
Health inequity and vaccine nationalism undermines health for all
With governments around the world seeking to develop and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine and put a stop to the spread of the virus, one UBC Okanagan researcher says we should resist the urge to engage in nationalist policies for global health issues.
Landscape left untouched after a wildfire can regenerate and create protective cover for red squirrels and the snowshoe hare, and important species like coyotes, lynx, bobcats and owls depend on it to survive. Photo credit Angelina Kelly.
UBCO researchers concerned about important prey and predator species in post-fire logging areas
Salvage harvesting logging damages vital habitat for wildlife species
New research from UBC Okanagan shows that salvage logging on land damaged by wildfires has negative impacts on a variety of animals.
Jennifer Davis hopes to use applied health economics to improve elderly patient care.
UBCO health economist using innovative research to improve senior care
Applied health economics and patient partnerships can pinpoint cost-effective lifestyle interventions
Health economics might not be the first thing that springs to mind when it comes to treating elderly patients, but it is just one of the innovations being used by clinically applied health economist Jennifer Davis to help improve care among seniors.
Enrolment figures higher or on par with previous years in the Okanagan and Vancouver
Student enrolment numbers remain strong this fall at UBC Okanagan and UBC Vancouver—a sign of the university’s stellar academic reputation. Students are keenly interested in achieving their educational ambitions at UBC, despite challenges posed by COVID-19.
Gino DiLabio, inaugural dean of the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science.
Research and local partnerships the top priorities for UBCO’s new Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science
Faculty of Science’s inaugural dean shares bright vision for future
The Faculty of Science’s inaugural Dean Gino DiLabio was recently appointed and is navigating his first term in the newly-created role. DiLabio, a chemistry professor and former head of UBCO’s chemistry department, explains the rationale for the new faculty and its commitment to research and partnerships within the community.
Oct. 20: Writer in residence Kim Senklip Harvey to give public lecture
Interior Salish Sharing: Stories from a Shapeshifter
Indigenous theorist and cultural evolutionist Kim Senklip Harvey will be giving a talk about the prose, plays and process of dismantling and troubling colonial and neo-capital systems and the resurgence of Indigenous Matriarchal led systems and frameworks.
This talk is organized by the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies as part of its writer in resident program.
UBCO researchers evaluate the effects of fish oil supplementation on infants during breastfeeding
Research suggests infant immunity may be compromised
Letting nature take its course may be the best advice for nursing mothers, according to researchers from UBC Okanagan. Their findings show taking fish oil supplements while nursing may not be beneficial and may even negatively impact babies’ immunity.