Archive for December, 2011

Working together a healthy idea

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

Grade 5 Casorso Elementary student Anthony Kurkjian tests his flexibility in the Human Kinetics lab at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus. The elementary students had the opportunity to add to their book lessons by getting some hands-on experience thanks to their teacher and the Schools of Nursing and Health and Exercise Sciences.

UBC Schools of Nursing and Health and Exercise Sciences join forces

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UBC alumni explore new teaching method

December 20, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags:

UBC alumni and Okanagan Mission Secondary School senior math teachers Paul Janke, left, and Graham Johnson have implemented a flipped classroom where the students watch their lesson online at home and they discuss what they learned in class the next day.

Flipped classrooms allow students more time with teachers

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UBC professor wins award for contribution to the humanities

December 19, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

George C. Grinnell, assistant professor of English, UBC Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

George C. Grinnell’s book explores significance of hypochondriac culture

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Program designed to help engineers communicate

December 19, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Lori Field, program coordinator with the Learning Exchange at UBC's Okanagan campus, left, and Laura Patterson, technical and professional communication instructor with the School of Engineering, teamed up to teach first-year engineering students about client interaction and communication skills while benefiting six local non-profit agencies.

UBC students develop fundraising plans for local charities

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UBC research examines ways to prevent diabetes

December 15, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Post-doctoral fellow Jonathan Little

Year-long study builds on McMaster findings of exercise benefits

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Annual breakfast will benefit high-calibre UBC athletes

December 7, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

March 29 event will raise money for UBC's Okanagan teams

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First Nations students awarded grants

December 7, 2011 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags:

Six of the winners attend UBC’s Okanagan campus

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You want to be a teacher? Then get out of the classroom

December 5, 2011 | Filed under: News Features | Tags:

Vicki Green encourages her students to search out alternative teaching sites.

UBC’s Okanagan campus education students go beyond their textbooks

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Student unlocks secrets to blood flow in brain

December 1, 2011 | Filed under: News Features | Tags:

PhD student Chris Willie is the recipient of several scholarships and awards over the past year supporting his leading-edge research in understanding the integrated mechanisms that regulate human cerebral blood flow in both health and disease.

Research excellence fuels global quest to understand disease links

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