By Raina Reddecliff on October 5, 2021
This year UBC established an Anti-Racism Initiatives Fund to support projects that celebrate and elevate diverse communities and advance anti-racism efforts at UBC. An annual allocation of $100,000 is available at UBC Okanagan. I am pleased to announce seven recently funded proposals on our campus.
By Raina Reddecliff on September 23, 2021
Since the inception of UBC Okanagan in 2005, our campus has experienced tremendous growth—both in student population as well as our research and program offerings.
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By Raina Reddecliff on September 4, 2021
The following resources have been prepared for UBC Okanagan faculty to help guide a safe return to the classroom this Fall. These documents may be revised in the coming days as additional information regarding public health guidelines and measures becomes available.
By Raina Reddecliff on September 1, 2021
Over the past few months, UBC Okanagan has made significant investments into upgrading classroom technologies to support faculty and students for the upcoming academic year.
By Raina Reddecliff on August 19, 2021
On August 18, 2021, following the federal government’s recognition of September 30 as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, UBC President Santa J. Ono shared with the UBC community information on the observation of the statutory holiday for UBC campuses and distributed learning sites.
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By Raina Reddecliff on May 21, 2021
Every year, UBC Okanagan celebrates the outstanding and innovative teaching taking place on our campus.
By Kristen Brooke on April 29, 2021
As you know, the month of May is Asian Heritage Month. It comes to us amidst significant adversities: the unprecedented rise of anti-Asian racism, the scepter of the unrelenting pandemic, the humanitarian crisis in India and so on.
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By Raina Reddecliff on March 26, 2021
On March 25, 2021, the UBC Okanagan Senate voted in favour of a motion to direct UBC Okanagan Faculties to stop using remote invigilation tools that involve automated recording and algorithmic analysis of data captured during invigilation, except in cases where the use of such ‘remote proctoring software’ is required by external accreditation bodies.
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By Kristen Brooke on March 19, 2021
It is my pleasure to announce two outstanding projects that have received funding through the Aspire-2040 Learning Transformations (ALT-2040) fund.
By Raina Reddecliff on March 16, 2021
I am pleased to announce that effective May 1, 2021, Brad Wuetherick will assume a five-year appointment as Associate Provost, Academic Programs, Teaching and Learning.