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UBC’s TEDx offers up a super slate of inspirational presenters

March 24, 2015 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , , , ,

Kelsey Serwa is one of several student speakers at TEDxUBCO on March 29. Serwa is a Ski Cross World Champion, X Games gold medallist, and 2014 Winter Olympics Games silver medallist.

Speakers include an Olympic medallist and the professor who speaks Kryptonian

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UBC Okanagan animal therapy program launches BARK2GO

February 17, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Students Charlie Drummond and Christy Hui have organized BARK2GO and will station volunteers and therapy dogs in three different locations across UBC’s Okanagan campus every Wednesday.

Building Academic Retention through K9s expands across campus.

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UBC prof. heads back to school to study workplace well-being

December 22, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Faculty of Education professor Sabre Cherkowski received a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council grant for more than $185,000 to determine how organizational well-being in public classrooms affects students and staff.

New funding helps research on organizational well-being in school settings.

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UBC Okanagan faculties adopt mindfulness to improve learning

December 18, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , ,

With mindfulness in mind, smartUBC is developing new programs and services for educators and community, industry, and academic partners.

Stress Management and Resiliency Techniques become part of curriculum.

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Nobel night comes to UBC as laureates and discoveries are celebrated

November 27, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , , , , ,

Nobel Night

Local professors explain why game-changing research matters to us all.

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UBC hosts international Get to Know Unconference

September 25, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Youth finalists from across North America will attend the Get to Know Unconference Oct. 3 to 5, hosted by UBC.

Youth finalists present statements about eco-art projects.

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UBC professor introduces Maker Days to African educators

September 22, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Two master of education students from Aga Khan University discuss their Maker Day project assigned to them by UBC’s Susan Crichton during the Maker Days workshop in Tanzania.

Participants inspired to integrate ‘making’ into the classroom.

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Teach your children well

July 23, 2014 | Filed under: News Features | Tags: ,

Vicki Green

A UBC expert reflects on how education has changed during her 46-year career and how some things have remained the same

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Rhonda Draper to receive Excellence in Teaching Award

July 23, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Rhonda Draper

Educator to be feted at 25th anniversary celebration for Faculty of Education.

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Ghana children’s verbal stories turned into school books

July 22, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Students page through one of the books they created

Folk tales come to life in print thanks to team of UBC teacher candidates.

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