Okanagan First Nations leaders welcome UBC Okanagan - photo by Martin Dee
UBC Reports | Vol. 51 | No. 9 |
Sep. 7, 2005
Welcome UBC Okanagan
Okanagan Nation Alliance chiefs and elders welcomed UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College to their traditional territory in ceremonies at UBC Okanagan on Sep. 1.
UBC Okanagan is welcoming its first students this month, with the Official Opening at 12:30 p.m. on Sep. 8 (www.ubc.ca/webcast) preceeded by student orientations Sep. 6 and 7.
Engineer Discovers Vastly Improved Antenna Design
UBC electrical engineers have developed a three-dimensional, ultra-wideband antenna that could significantly improve wireless data transmission.
UBC United Way Kicks Off
The 2005 UBC United Way Campaign will kick off in mid-September raising essential dollars for the United Way.
Green Buildings Sprouting up at UBC
UBC’s campus is getting greener with the completion of two new institutional buildings: the Life Sciences Centre (LSC) and the Fred Kaiser Building.
Education Prof Designs Better Learning Spaces
UBC’s new campus buildings are not only green, they have been planned to enhance learning.
Building a Strong Foundation
UBC’s Foundations program acts like a hothouse incubator, equipping first-year UBC Arts students with research, writing and thinking skills.
UBC an Innovator in Cross-Discipline Learning
UBC’s Arts One is the granddaddy of interdisciplinary programs.
New Faces at UBC
UBC economics professor Matilde Bombardini shows that she’s willing to go the extra distance for her field even it means watching 257 episodes of an Italian game show.
Scholarship Provides Unique Opportunity for International Students
Esther Maunze decided very early on in life that scoring exceptional grades would be the only way she’d make something of herself.
Prof Examines Baby’s Power to Teach Empathy
Babies are adorable, but can they also effect powerful social change?
New VP Research Describes Growing Global Vision
A monster research enterprise that also advances student learning is how UBC’s new vice-president, Research, describes his vision for the university.
Introducing the Faculty of Land & Food Systems
Imagine sailing across the South Pacific aboard a cruise ship while gaining academic credit towards a Bachelor of Science degree at the same time.
The August issue of UBC Reports reported on two researchers who have developed a unique robotic jaw. The article neglected to acknowledge a third researcher involved in the project, linguistics professor Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson.