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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 […]

Convocation

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.

Recent Public Art Collection Acquisitions

Inuit Prints, donated by Mr. Neil Lenard to complement the other fifteen prints in the Library, also donated by him. Donation of six prints by artist Briar Craig, a former department Head, a current faculty member, and the continuing coordinator for the visual arts program. This set of prints will hang in the Field Reading […]