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First-ever campus Winter Classic ball-hockey tournament sees 15 teams participate

January 31, 2011 | Filed under: News | Tags: ,

The Woodsmen celebrate their Winter Classic championship following a 14-4 victory over Where Mama Keeps the Peanut Butter.

By all accounts, the Winter Classic ball-hockey tournament, held on January 22, was an unbridled success. The inaugural event -- organized by the Management Student Association (MSA) and sponsored by UBC Aboriginal Programs & Services (APS) -- attracted 15 co-ed student teams from diverse backgrounds and hockey skill levels. "Since this was the first annual [...]

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Volunteers sought for Okanagan campus LipDub

January 31, 2011 | Filed under: News

UBC will be holding a LipDub filming session from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 26, and organizers are looking for student, faculty and staff members to participate in a variety of roles. The project is entitled A day in the life of UBC's Okanagan campus... and will be a fun and dynamic way [...]

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Okanagan Senate meeting highlights: January 26

January 27, 2011 | Filed under: News | Tags:

The Okanagan Senate is regularly passing important items. To better inform the campus community, highlights of these items will be posted on the Senate website following each scheduled meeting. Highlights from the January 26 meeting include: Information received from the Consolidated Financial Statements for 2009-2010. Information received for the 2010-2011 Annual Report on Enrolment for the [...]

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New leave database implemented via online Helpdesk

January 27, 2011 | Filed under: News | Tags:

As part of the Work Re-Integration and Accommodation Program, a new Leave Database has been implemented. The database tracks all faculty and staff leave and will replace the current way departmental administrators track leave, making it much more efficient and consistent for the campus community. The calendar can be accessed through the IT, Media & [...]

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Evelyn Cornelissen awarded CIHR MPD grant

January 26, 2011 | Filed under: Research Spotlight

PhD Candidate Evelyn Cornelissen has been awarded a Meeting, Planning, and Dissemination (MPD) grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in the amount of $24,997. Cornelissen is a leading member of the Knowledge Translation Trainee Collaborative (KTTC), a national collaborative that aims to facilitate collaborative learning and work, networking and professional development among the [...]

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Okanagan campus news available anywhere, any time

January 26, 2011 | Filed under: News

Okanagan campus news available anywhere, any time

Looking for the latest information and news about UBC's Okanagan campus? Your options are now greatly expanded. The Okanagan News website (https://news.ok.ubc.ca/) is set up to be easily viewable on most mobile devices -- giving everyone access to the latest news anywhere, at any time. The Okanagan campus has also setup two audience-specific news portals [...]

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Where to find it: lost and found in Used Bookstore

January 21, 2011 | Filed under: News | Tags:

The official Lost and Found on campus is located in the UBC Students' Union Okanagan (UBCSUO) Used Bookstore, located in the University Centre building (room UNC103). When found items are turned in to your office or building, simply use inter-office mail to send them to UNC103, or call Security to have them picked up. Items [...]

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So you think you know it all?

January 19, 2011 | Filed under: Workshops | Tags:

Fast-paced, informal and fun. Personal IT trainer Rob Mellalieu will cover a broad range of topics in this challenging and interesting new session being offered by Continuing Studies. Sample topics covered include: Microsoft Excel number formats, Microsoft Word styles, Microsoft Publisher linked text boxes, managing multiple calendars in Microsoft Outlook, using Google to share a [...]

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Upcoming Career Centre workshops and info sessions

January 19, 2011 | Filed under: Workshops | Tags:

The Career Centre is hosting a number of career-related workshops and info sessions for students throughout January and February. Here are some of the upcoming sessions: Kelowna General Hospital Auxiliary Date: Thursday, Jan. 20 Time: 5 to 6 p.m. Location: Career Centre, room UNC207 Vancouver campus Master's of Physical Therapy program Date: Tuesday, Jan. 25 [...]

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Campus Life looks to the future, sees opportunities for students

January 19, 2011 | Filed under: News | Tags:

Campus Life is hiring

Campus Life will be hiring a new complement of student staff for the fall 2011 and winter 2012 semesters. These positions offer interested students opportunities to gain experience and connections throughout the university. Campus Life is looking for student employees and volunteers in a variety of areas -- from collegia assistants and safewalk patrollers, to [...]

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