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Lauren Airth, UBC Okanagan clinical assistant, named one of the top 150 nurses in Canada

Congratulations to Lauren Airth, a clinical assistant with the School of Nursing and UBC Okanagan alumna, who has been named by the Canadian Nurses Association as one of the top 150 nurses in Canada. Learn more.

Three Health and Exercise Sciences professors named Michael Smith Foundation scholars

Congratulations to Glen Foster, Heather Gainforth and Jonathan Little, who are recipients of 2017 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Scholar Awards. The MSFHR Scholar Program supports early-career researchers to advance cutting-edge health solutions. Learn more.

An unexpected path sparks UBC’s online learning era

An unexpected path sparks UBC’s online learning era

On her first visit to Vancouver from Serbia in 1997, Dr. Natasha Boskic, then a translator, arrived at UBC to take a Continuing Studies course in order to improve her English language, communication and negotiation skills.

Today, nearly twenty years later, she’s immigrated to Canada, completed a PhD and works as the Senior Manager of Learning Design with UBC’s Faculty of Education, where she has worked on the development of 120 fully online courses – the highest number produced by a Faculty at UBC. Read more >