In a letter to the community, Professor Santa Ono shares an update about UBC’s strategic planning process. Read more.
UBC’s United Way campaign launches next week
UBC’s Community United Way Campaign is back in Vancouver and the Okanagan, and there are plenty of ways to get involved. Vancouver | Okanagan
UBC-V: Move university records to Library PARC by Nov. 1
November 1 is the final deadline for all Vancouver campus records to be moved from Iron Mountain to Library Preservation and Archives (PARC). Read more.
UBC-O: Call for applications – Invited International Distinguished Visitor Award
Faculty: If you have an international colleague you’d like to invite to UBC to share their research and expertise with the campus community, apply for the Invited International Distinguished Visitor Fund by Oct 15. Learn more.
UBC-V: Build your startup with entrepreneurship@UBC
If you’re a budding entrepreneur working on a life science, impact or core tech venture, there are startup resources and mentorship available to you. Apply to @ubcentrepreneur venture cohort by Oct 15. Learn more and apply online.
UBC-V: Improve team dynamics with Conflict Theatre@UBC
Learn methods for handling difficult conversations and try an interactive approach to improving communication at work. Conflict Theatre@UBC offers a variety of professional development sessions for you and your team. Learn more.
UBC-V: Join the University Staff Toastmasters Club
Staff: Take your public speaking skills to the next level in a supportive, ‘learn-by-doing’ environment. RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to attend the next info session on Oct. 5.
Perfect synchronization – at work and on the water
You may have noticed in your workspace, a small black garbage container that hangs off the side of your blue recycling bin.
This desk-side recycling program was one of the first initiatives John Metras worked on at the Vancouver campus in the early 90s. As the Managing Director of Infrastructure Development in the VP Finance and Operations Portfolio, John has always been interested in sustainability.
If you’re looking for UBC researchers to collaborate with on a project, to connect to stakeholders, or to answer a question, there is an online researchers directory that enables you to search across all Vancouver departments at once. Find a researcher.