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  • UBC Okanagan campus
    UBCO
    17 June, 2021 | Okanagan Global Message | Faculty & Staff

    New Strategic Space Committee at UBC Okanagan

    A message from Ananya Mukherjee Reed, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Okanagan; Philip Barker, Vice-Principal and Associate Vice-President, Research & Innovation, UBC Okanagan Since its opening in 2005, the Okanagan campus has expanded significantly and cultivated a thriving community of students, researchers and creative scholars, and staff. 

  • Walking stairs
    UBCV & UBCO
    15 June, 2021 | Announcement | Faculty & Staff

    Register for the Pick your Peak Stair Challenge by June 25

    The Pick Your Peak Stair Challenge is an annual, fun and inclusive way to encourage faculty and staff to take the stairs. Stair climbing is a great way to boost cardiovascular health, build muscle and strengthen the core. All abilities are welcome to participate. Register with a team (4-6 people) or sign up as a solo climber by 4pm on June 25, 2021.

  • Bentwood box
    UBCV & UBCO
    15 June, 2021 | Announcement | Faculty & Staff

    Attend the launch of the Faculty of Medicine’s response to the TRC’s Calls to Action

    Dermot Kelleher, Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Vice-President, Health, and Santa J. Ono, UBC President and Vice-Chancellor, invite you to join us as we formally launch and reflect upon the Faculty of Medicine’s Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action at a virtual event on June 25, 2021.

  • Women walking
    UBCV & UBCO
    14 June, 2021 | Announcement | Faculty & Staff

    Asia Pacific Women in Leadership Mentoring Program

    The Asia Pacific Women in Leadership Mentoring Program provides international and intercultural opportunities for the empowerment, professional growth and development of aspiring women leaders. Two mentors (one senior academic leader and one senior administrative leader), and two mentees (aspiring women leaders) will be chosen to participate. Mentees should identify as women. Mentor applications are open to all genders.

  • Adedoyin Luwaji
    UBCV
    14 June, 2021 | 30-second bio | Faculty & Staff

    30-second bio: Adedoyin Luwaji

    Name: Adedoyin Luwaji My preferred pronouns: She/her Title: Planning and Evaluation Strategist Department/Unit: Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation Location: Vancouver

  • UBC Vancouver campus
    UBCV & UBCO
    14 June, 2021 | Announcement | Faculty & Staff

    BC government introduces COVID-19 paid sick leave

    In May 2021, the BC government amended the Employment Standards Act to provide three days of COVID-19 paid sick leave. This new COVID-19 paid sick leave provision applies to UBC employees in certain non-unionized roles, as well as employees who do not accrue paid sick leave. 

  • UBC Broadcast
    UBCV & UBCO
    10 June, 2021 | UBC Broadcast | Faculty & Staff

    Statement on behalf of the Vancouver Senate Tributes Committee

    A message from John H.V. Gilbert, C.M., Ph.D., LLD., FCAHS, Chair, Vancouver Senate Tributes Committee, Professor Emeritus Further to President Ono’s Statement on the Missing Children of the Kamloops Indian Residential School, the following is forwarded from Dr. John H. V. Gilbert, Chair of the Vancouver Senate Tributes Committee:

  • UBC Okanagan campus
    UBCO
    10 June, 2021 | Okanagan Admin News | Faculty & Staff

    Administrative update to Finance & Operations

    A message from Rob Einarson, Associate Vice-President, Finance and Operations, UBC Okanagan Dear colleagues, After years of hard work and preparation, UBC launched Workday as its new HR and Finance system in November 2020. With the move to this cloud-based system, we are positioned to continue modernizing our core business processes, improve how we are structured and transform the way we do our work.

  • UBC Okanagan
    UBCO
    10 June, 2021 | Okanagan Admin News | Faculty & Staff

    Invitation: Heads Up Forum

    Invitation: Heads Up Forum You are invited to the next Heads Up Forum from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on June 22. This is an opportunity to learn and discuss important UBC and UBC Okanagan initiatives.   Tuesday, June 22, 2021 | 1:00 to 3:00pm 

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