Archive for November, 2011

Award-winning author Karen Connelly is UBC's writer-in-residence

November 30, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Award-winning author Karen Connelly is UBC's writer-in-residence

Students, Central Okanagan writers get opportunity to have work critiqued

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Asselstine wins prestigious Capri Insurance scholarship

November 30, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Chris Rigg, left, with Capri Insurance, Heat basketball player Julian Asselstine, Tim Miller of Capri Insurance and Heat head coach Darren Semeniuk. Asselstine received the Capri Insurance Athletics Entrance Scholarship.

Heat basketball player honoured to be selected

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UBC employee wins by carpooling

November 29, 2011 | Filed under: News Features | Tags: ,

Garry Appleton, director of Security and Parking Services, presents a $100 fuel card to Jessica Beck, booking and scheduling clerk for Enrolment Services at UBC's Okanagan campus. Beck won the through a Carpool Week prize draw.

Carpooling is paying off in a new way for UBC employee Jessica Beck, who is the winner of a $100 fuel card for her participation in this year’s Carpool Week.

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Healthy food demonstrations part of Be Well at Work program

November 28, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Ricardo Scebba from Ricardo’s Mediterranean Kitchen was at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus to give some tips on healthy eating.

This November, the Be Well at Work project held two Fall Food Tasting events at UBC’s Okanagan campus

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Engineering team wins grant for investigating paper architecture

November 25, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Joe Nemeth, president and CEO of Canfor Pulp Products Inc., presents a $75,000 grant award to André Phillion, Mark Martinez, and James Olson, director of the Pulp and Paper Centre at UBC.

UBC collaboration with Canfor to study BC pulp fibres using X-ray technology

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Homespun hospitality drives UBC Alumni fundraiser

November 24, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags:

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner events across Okanagan support student bursaries

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Business students want to make local companies even better

November 24, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Lee Maingot, left, Jasmain Parr, Faculty of Management Professor Luc Audebrand, and Kayla Mann with UBC's Faculty of Management go over some of the information that will be provided to area businesses during the What Makes a Top Employer? expo

What Makes a Top Employer? event culmination of hours of research

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Nursing students stage gala to support Africa health projects

November 23, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Fundraiser will help provide medical supplies and education in Ghana, Zambia

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Dean rolls up sleeves to work in hospital ward with nursing students

November 23, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Gord Binsted, left, Acting Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Development at UBC’s Okanagan campus, Lauren Sugie of Calgary, second-year nursing student, Loyd Busby, nurse manager, Kelowna General Hospital 4A and Associate Professor Wendy Andrews, of UBC’s School of Nursing, review a patient chart during a clinical learning session. Binsted spent a day in the hospital with the nursing students and was impressed with what he saw.

UBC academic gets first-hand experience in clinical learning

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World premiere of musical collaboration on Chinese culture

November 21, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags:

Appearing in Gold Mountain Dream, (from left) Yu-Chen Wang, media artists Kenneth Newby and Aleksandra Dulic of the Flicker Arts Collaboratory, and Orchid Ensemble members Jonathan Bernard and Lan Tung.

Staging of Gold Mountain Dream takes place in Kelowna

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