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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: July 17, 2019

Current edition: July 17, 2019

Current Edition:
July 17, 2019



More Exchange news

Michael Burgess named Associate Provost, Strategy

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I am delighted to announce that Professor Michael Burgess, Chair in Biomedical Ethics at UBC’s W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics is joining us as Associate Provost, Strategy from September 1, 2019.

Lael Parrott and John Klironomos named associate deans of the Barber School

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I am pleased to announce that Professors Lael Parrott and John Klironomos will be joining the executive team as associate deans of the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences. Lael Parrott has been named associate dean, strategic personnel planning and development, and John Klironomos has been named associate dean, research, graduate and postdoctoral studies

Gino DiLabio named Dean pro tem for the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences

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Dr. DiLabio came to UBC from the National Institute of Nanotechnology (NINT), a joint institute of the National Research Council of Canada and the University of Alberta. At NINT/UofA, DiLabio worked as a senior scientist and as an associate director and held an adjunct professor appointment in the department of physics.

Jennifer Jakobi named Dean pro tem for College of Graduate Studies

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Professor Jakobi, a member of UBC Okanagan since 2008 has been integral in the growth and development of the undergraduate and graduate programs in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences.

Create Showcase

A picture from Create Showcase 2018

The annual Showcase Event that happens the afternoon of Create New Student Orientation is being held on September 3, 2019.

VPRI temporary office closure and relocation

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Due to numerous repairs and building upgrades taking place this summer in the Charles E. Fipke Centre for Innovative Research, the Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation will be temporarily relocated to the third floor of the Commons building (COM 301 to 318), effective June 4 to the end of August 2019.