Progressive Storm Water Handling Creates Unique Pond Habitat
Cleaner water, a healthy new pond habitat, and a natural-looking amenity are among the benefits of UBC’s ongoing commitment to progressive storm water handling on the Okanagan campus. Since 1991, campus storm water has been directed to a small, artificial retention pond with a sealed liner bed on the east side of […]
Expansion of HSE’s Occupational Health Program
Occupational Health Program set to launch in June Can the workplace impact employees’ health? Can employees’ health impact the workplace? Health, Safety and Environment is launching a new Occupational Health Program (OHP) in June. The program — a series of proactive strategies to eliminate or minimize health risks associated with exposure to blood and body […]
Welding Safety Seminar
Your Invited! Welding Safety Seminar (free, 1-day, in the ballroom, June 1st) – Partnership between WorkSafeBC, Acklands Grainger, and HSE. Open to the community. See http://www.ubc.ca/okanagan/hse/__shared/assets/welderssafety25150.pdf to register.
Building a Campus is Like Building a Community
To responsibly steward the rapid growth and development of this community, UBC’s Okanagan Campus has placed sustainability at the core of all our planning processes and strategic directions. To date, the campus has grown by 54% in square meters since 2007 and will triple its size from 0.5 million square feet to 1.5 million square […]
More than 1,000 students from seven faculties and schools will graduate during five ceremonies on June 9 and 10 at the sixth Convocation of UBC’s Okanagan campus. 2011 marks the first class of Human Kinetics graduates. Ceremony schedules and further details can be found at http://www.ubc.ca/okanagan/graduation/welcome.html.