Arts

Small World art project hopes to demonstrate connectedness

Small World, a community art event created by UBC sculpture professor Samuel Roy-Bois, invites the community to participate in the creation of a three-dimensional structure that represents the interconnections of humans and nature.

People invited to grab some tools and participate in creating large sculpture

Learning

UBC hosts international Conference on Forests and Water

Adam Wei, professor of forest hydrology and ecology with UBC Okanagan’s Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, is co-organizer of the upcoming International Conference on Forests and Water in a Changing Environment. The conference takes place at UBC Okanagan July 6 to 9.

Delegates highlight how changing forest environments affect water resources

Health

Health and sustainability promotion top priorities in Okanagan Charter

Historic first signatures are added to the Okanagan Charter at UBC Okanagan Thursday afternoon. From left, Tom Macauley, President of the UBC Students’ Union Okanagan, Jim Hamilton, President of Okanagan College, Enoch Weng, President of the Simon Fraser University Student Society, and Arvind Gupta, President of UBC.

A new international charter was signed today by universities and colleges from around the world committed to bringing health promotion and sustainability into all their policies and practices.

Business & Politics

School of Engineering gets $1.13M for transport research in South Asia

Rehan Sadiq, left, meets with fellow School of Engineering professors, Lukas Bichler, Ahmad Rteil, Kasun Hewage, (standing), Shahria Alam, and Joshua Brinkerhoff to discuss the four-year plan for their research project.

Four-year UBC project involves four countries, exchange opportunities for students.