Date/Time: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 10:30 a.m. until noon
Event details: Studies show that therapy dog visits can help alleviate stress and improve health and well-being. To help students adjust to university life, the department of psychology and the UBC Alma Mater Society are teaming up with non-profit society Vancouver ecoVillage to bring 15 specially trained therapy dogs to campus.
Location: AMS Nest, Lev Bukhman Lounge (Level 4), 6133 University Blvd., University of British Columbia (Map: http://www.maps.ubc.ca/?795)
Parking: North Parkade, 6115 Student Union Blvd. (Map: http://www.maps.ubc.ca/?792)
- Stanley Coren, professor emeritus of psychology and canine behaviour expert
- Frances Chen, assistant professor of psychology
- Marion Postgate, Vancouver ecoVillage therapy dog trainer
- Quille Kaddon, manager of Vancouver ecoVillage therapy dog program