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Symposium explores ways to make small urban and rural communities more welcoming for immigrants

A major policy-research symposium at UBC Okanagan on May 15 will examine ways to make Canada’s small urban centres and rural communities more welcoming for new immigrants. “Immigration to Canada has been recognized as an essential element in demographic development and economic growth,” says symposium co-chair Daniel Hiebert, Professor of Geography at UBC, and co-director […]

Jan Cioe, Associate Professor of Psychology

Psychology Professor Jan Cioe to Receive UBC Okanagan’s 2008 Award for Teaching Excellence and Innovation

Jan Cioe, Associate Professor of Psychology, has been selected to receive UBC Okanagan’s Award for Teaching Excellence and Innovation for 2007-2008. The award was announced Thursday afternoon at a ceremony recognizing Cioe and more than two dozen teachers on this year’s UBC Okanagan Teaching Honour Roll. “Universities have two absolutely essential roles: the creation and […]