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Current edition: September 16, 2020

Current edition: September 16, 2020

Current Edition:
September 16, 2020

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Professors Tarrant and Bottorff named Fellows of Canadian Academy of Nursing

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Two highly accomplished professors from the School of Nursing in UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Health and Social Development are among the inaugural class of Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Nursing, announced Sept. 9 by the Canadian Nurses Association.

Bryce Traister named Dean pro tem of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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Professor Bryce Traister has accepted the position of Dean pro tem beginning September 1, 2020, and ending no later than December 31, 2020. Prof. Traister will hold this position in addition to his current role as Dean, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies.

UBC Okanagan announces five new Principal’s Research Chairholders

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The Principal’s Research Chairs (PRC) program provides internal funding support for top-tier researchers engaged in outstanding research or creative scholarship.

Dale Mullings appointed as Associate Vice-President, Students at UBC Okanagan

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UBC’s Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Dale Mullings as Associate Vice-President, Students at UBC Okanagan beginning September 1, 2020.

Pick Your Peak Stair Challenge super climbers announced

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Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2020 Pick Your Peak Stair Challenge. 98 faculty and staff climbed their way to health, and this year 23 new climbers and four household teams joined us.

Prof. Gino DiLabio appointed Dean, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science

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The UBC Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Professor Gino DiLabio as the inaugural Dean of the new Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science for a five-year term, beginning September 1, 2020.