Oct. 23: Provost’s Speaker Series on Systemic Racism looks at black studies in Canada
Join UBC Okanagan Provost and Vice-President Academic Ananya Mukherjee Reed for a talk with Professor Andrea A. Davis of York University and Professor Handel Kashope Wright of UBC Vancouver as they examine the landscape of black studies programs in Canada and what is needed to create meaningful change.
Nov. 3 to 24: Transportation Plan public consultation
Next month, Campus Planning is launching a Transportation Plan Phase 1 consultation. It runs from November 3 to 24, during which students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to learn more about the plan and provide input into its vision and emerging strategies.
On November 17 there will also be an online virtual open house where you can ask questions to the planning team.
After Workday launches on November 2, UBC IT Okanagan's online ticketing system will be moving to the UBC Self-Service Portal along with the Integrated Services Centre, to provide online IT support for the Okanagan campus.
This will make it easier for faculty and staff to access a variety of UBC support services from a single website.
Help your colleagues learn more about you and your work, through the UBC Today website
Research in focus is a new feature that provides faculty and staff with bite-sized, easy to read accounts of the research happening at the university, directly from the researchers conducting it. Shannon Ward from community, culture, and global studies was the most recent researcher from UBCO to be featured.
Important changes to payroll effective November 2020
Beginning next month, you may notice some changes to your net pay as a result of our transition to Workday
For the most part, upcoming changes to payroll are minor and reflect the fact that Workday allows UBC to calculate tax rates and benefit premiums more accurately, and make deductions in a more timely manner.
Linda Stober, Ken Stober, Matt Hauge and Keith Brewster from the Stober Foundation along with David McAnerney and Dave Henwood from the Stober Group meet with UBC Okanagan Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal Lesley Cormack (centre).
$1M gift from Stober Foundation to support UBCO student and public health
Stober Family Foundation will help students in every discipline succeed
With the physical and mental well-being of UBC Okanagan students and the community top of mind, the Stober Family have donated $1 million to support student scholarships, research and community health initiatives over the next five years.
Karen Ragoonaden, professor of teaching and senior faculty advisor to the president.
Inspiring minds, shaping hearts, changing the world: Karen Ragoonaden's story
Karen Ragoonaden strives to inspire today’s educators so they can inspire tomorrow’s students.
Karen Ragoonaden has embodied excellence in teaching—and her students have noticed her mastery of the craft. In 2020, one of her graduate students nominated her for the Teaching Excellence and Innovation Award.
Zach Walsh, a clinical psychologist and professor in psychology in the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
UBCO’s substance use clinic goes virtual
Psychological service adapts to support community during COVID-19
At a time when many are in critical need of counselling and mental health services, UBC Okanagan’s Problematic Substance Clinic use has announced that it will be shifting its services online to support the community during COVID-19.