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University Relations publishes The Exchange as an email newsletter distributed to faculty and staff on the first and third Wednesday of each month.

Current edition: June 21, 2017

Current edition: June 21, 2017

Current Edition:
June 21, 2017

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Campus carbon footprint decreases for a third year in a row

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Like all public sector organizations, UBC’s Okanagan campus is required by the Province of BC, to measure, report and offset “in-scope” carbon emissions it generates - primarily through operating its buildings, but also through fleet vehicle fuel use and paper procurement.

Workshops at a glance: June 21, 2017

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Here are some professional development opportunities for faculty, staff and graduate students at UBC Okanagan over the next few weeks.

Nectar trail creates buzz on campus

A picture of the Reichwald Health Sciences Centre South-side Plant Bed, which Gardening Club members Maureen David designed and Casey Hamilton planted.

Earlier this year, Border Free Bees planted a 7.4 km nectar trail in Kelowna’s lower mission area with the goal of creating habitat for bees, birds, and other pollinating species. Now a nectar trail has taken root on campus.

Workshops at a glance: June 7, 2017

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Here are some professional development opportunities for faculty, staff and graduate students at UBC Okanagan over the next few weeks.

Donate with the UBC Okanagan Partners for Life team on June 24

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On Saturday, June 24, the UBC Okanagan Partners for Life Team is hosting an adopt-a-clinic date at the Kelowna Blood Clinic (1865 Dilworth Drive). The team is looking to fill 20 appointments between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Destination UBC quickly becoming the destination

It was a packed house in the gym for Destination UBC on May 13.

This year's Destination UBC, held from May 11 to 14, was an incredible success.