Your bi-weekly roundup of what’s new and what’s happening at UBC for faculty and staff.
Announcing the recipients of the 2018 President’s Awards for Staff
Five staff members have been recognized in this year’s President’s Service Awards for Excellence, with many others being celebrated across several categories in the President’s Staff Awards in Vancouver. Read more.
UBC-O: Recipients of the Staff Awards of Excellence will be announced on August 30, at the DVC and Principal’s Town Hall.
UBC-V: Bike share program arrives on campus
Dropbike’s distinctive white and orange bikes are now available on campus. Find out more.
Final reminder to make the move to Canvas by Aug. 31
If you haven’t already, now’s the time to move to our new online learning platform, Canvas. From Sept. 1, Connect will no longer be available for UBC courses. Learn more about the transition and how to get support.
UBC-O: New and improved ways to get to campus
From September, improvements to bus routes, cycling and pedestrian paths, and public roads will enhance the way you get to/from and around campus. Find out more.
UBC-V is working with community partners, agencies and governments to bring rapid transit to campus. Visit the rapid transit website to learn more and sign-up for updates.
Department/Unit: Vice-President Research and Innovation Office
10 words or less to describe what I do at UBC: I support the evolving needs of UBC’s research community
The best thing about my work/role at UBC: I get to work with some of the smartest people (faculty and staff) in the world to help advance the frontiers of knowledge and create a better world. I can’t imagine a more energizing mission
My favourite place to spend my lunch hour: Rose Garden picnic in the spring/summer and the Nest during the grey months