March 26: UBC Reads Sustainability—The Right to Be Cold with Sheila Watt-Cloutier
Join environment, culture and human rights advocate and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier for a conversation on her book The Right to Be Cold on March 26.
The talk will feature a culmination of Watt-Cloutier's regional, national and international work over the last 25 years exploring the parallels between safeguarding the Arctic and the survival of Inuit culture.
April 15: STEM education for Indigenous youth in Canada
Join the Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic and the Faculty of Health for a webinar that will discuss the importance of STEM education for Indigenous youth in Canada, featuring Dr. Jane Philpott and Dr. Jason Pennington.
The talk will be followed by a Q&A panel discussion moderated by Professor Ian Foulds. To register or find out more, visit the event page.
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Supporting student learning and success is a priority for UBC. Faculty and staff are encouraged to use Early Alert when they are concerned about a student’s wellbeing or academic performance.
This system helps students get back on track, maintain a healthy sense of wellbeing and manage life challenges. Check out the Early Alert website for training and resources.
Stay up to date with all events and programs from UBCO Recreation
Keep in the know with UBCO Recreation's list of available activities. From cooking classes and yoga, to physical activity coaching paint nights and more. Newsletters will be sent on the last Sunday of every month.
Dr. Sarah Brears is the Regional Associate Dean, Interior, for the Faculty of Medicine’s Southern Medical Program (SMP). She provides strategic leadership for the Faculty’s undergraduate and postgraduate medical education programs within the Interior.
The art of BFA students Pip Dryden and Avery Ullyot-Comrie shares studio space with Professor Briar Craig in UBCO’s Fina Gallery during the Spring Festival of the Arts.
Celebrate the season with the Spring Festival of the Arts
FCCS hosts annual spring festival
Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies’ (FCCS) Spring Festival of the Arts brings a myriad of exhibits and events to the Kelowna area. The festival covers a spectrum of artistic endeavours by students, faculty and staff including exhibitions of creative writing, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, short films and public art.
Dr. Jian Liu conducts research in materials and interface design for next-generation battery technologies.
Keeping up with the charge to develop better batteries
Engineering professor works to create safe, energy-dense, renewable batteries
With increasing global efforts to adopt clean energy, developing sustainable storage systems has become a major challenge in getting electric vehicles on the road and integrating intermittent renewable energy resources into the grid.