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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: April 1, 2020

Current edition: April 1, 2020

Current Edition:
April 1, 2020

 

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Amazing Race Wellness Challenge update: week four

The fourth week of the Amazing Race Wellness Challenge is underway and congratulations go out to the challenge's first two weekly winners: Chelsea Butchart and Erin Duckworth. Both received a $100 gift certificate for Summerhill Sunset Bistro, the Fresh Air Experience or Food Services on campus. Out of the 78 teams participating across UBC, three […]

Annual review now online

The 2009-2010 UBC Annual Review

The university community is now able to explore the 2009-2010 UBC Annual Review. The review highlights the achievements of the university and celebrates the exceptional accomplishments of UBC's students, faculty, staff and alumni. The Annual Review is one of the ways the university communicates its activities and accomplishments over the past year. This year the […]

Reminder: deadline for Teacher of the Year Award closes Dec. 17

The deadline is fast approaching to nominate someone great for Teacher of the Year. Members of the campus community have until December 17, to submit the notification of intent to nominate form for the Award for Teaching Excellence and Innovation. Each year the Okanagan campus acknowledges a faculty member for their contribution to teaching excellence and innovation during […]

Okanagan campus welcomes new Work Reintegration and Accommodation Program Coordinator

Human Resources is pleased to welcome Tracey Hawthorn as the first Work Reintegration and Accommodation Program (WRAP) Coordinator for UBC's Okanagan campus. Hawthorn brings 25 years of experience in disability/illness management and rehabilitation. She also holds degrees in both kinesiology and physiotherapy. She has served on provincial committees including acting as chair for the Ministry […]

Registration now open for lab plastics recycling program

Fisher Lab Plastic Recycling Program

The Fisher Lab Plastic Recycling Program is now available to all laboratories at UBC's Okanagan campus. Based on the success of a pilot project which ran from March to May, the recycling program has been expanded to all research facilities across campus. It allows recycling of all plastic packaging and non-hazardous plastics supplied by Fisher […]

Results from second phase of VOICE study now available

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The VOICE study has just finished the second phase of its research program investigating healthy community development at UBC's Okanagan campus. In October a community dialogue was undertaken to increase understanding of diverse interests in sustainability on the Okanagan campus, with a particular focus on the Old Pond Trail area adjacent to the new Sustainability […]