News

Michael Burgess named Associate Provost, Strategy

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.

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

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

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.

Rehan Sadiq named Executive Associate Dean

We are pleased to inform you that Rehan Sadiq’s role as Associate Dean of the School of Engineering has been changed to Executive Associate Dean, School of Engineering.

Heather Berringer named Associate Provost, Learning Services

Heather Berringer, Chief Librarian at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan Campus has been appointed Associate Provost, Learning Services for the campus.

External Review of the UBC Okanagan Library

We will soon be embarking on an External Review of the UBC Okanagan Library.

Bike to Work Week 2018 participants log almost 1,900 km

Congratulations to UBC Copanagan, who logged 1,896 km from during this year’s Bike to Work Week (BTWW) from May 28 to June 3. They were one of six teams representing UBC Okanagan for BTWW.

Essential Skills for Your Digital World

In recognition of the new BC primary and secondary school Applied Design, Skills and Technologies curriculum — and the growing number of tech companies in the Okanagan — faculty members and several community members with education and computational science backgrounds have developed a foundational digital skills program for adults.

Nominate someone great

Nominations for Teaching Excellence and Innovation award now open.