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Dina Panagiotopoulos receives 2017 Women of Distinction Award

Congratulations to Dr. Dina Panagiotopoulos, Clinical Professor with UBC’s Faculty of Medicine, who has received a 2017 Women of Distinction Award presented by YWCA Metro Vancouver. Dr. Panagiotopoulos was recognized in the Health & Wellness category, which celebrates women who deliver, promote and advocate for healthy lives and communities. As a nationally-recognized leader in pediatric diabetes, Dr. Panagiotopoulos is also the founder […]

Try one of these Healthy UBC summer recipes

This summer, spend less time in the kitchen and more time outside with these easy, fresh recipes for breakfast, your lunch break, or a weekend picnic: Breakfast: Overnight Oats Lunch: Chicken Mango Summer Salad Lunch: Easy Burrito Bowls Discover a wide range of other healthy recipes you can check out, including snacks and desserts, brought to you by UBC’s Health, Wellbeing, […]

Rita L. Irwin recipient of Herbert T. Coutts Distinguished Service Award

Congratulations to Dr. Rita L. Irwin, Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, who was named the recipient of the 2017 Herbert T. Coutts Distinguished Service Award for outstanding service to the Canadian Society for the Study of Education. Dr. Irwin’s research interests have spanned in-service art education, teacher education, socio-cultural issues, and curriculum practices across K-12 […]

Jo-ann Archibald recognized by ABCDE for Lifelong Service to Education

Dr. Jo-ann Archibald, professor of Educational Studies, has been recognized with ABCDE’s (the Association of BC Deans of Education) 2017 award for Lifelong Service to Education. Dr. Archibald has a long and impressive provincial, national, and international record of excellence in Aboriginal Teacher Education, and is well-known for her exceptional work with First Nations bands, […]

84 staff members inducted into UBC’s 25 Year Club

On April 20, a total of 110 staff members in Vancouver, including 84 new inductees, were honoured for their more than 25 years of service at the 47th annual Twenty-Five Year Club dinner. The club was established in 1971 by President Walter Gage to recognize the contributions of non-faculty employees. In addition to inducting staff who have […]

Alex Bigazzi’s “Silver Bullet”

Alex Bigazzi’s “Silver Bullet”

Biking to work every day ­– rain or shine – isn’t just Alex Bigazzi’s commute to his job at UBC’s Vancouver campus. For Alex, active transportation has become a lifestyle and a research topic he is deeply passionate about. It’s part of what led him to join UBC as Assistant Professor in 2015, and also something he calls a “silver bullet.” Read more >

Christina Hendricks appointed Deputy Academic Director, CTLT

A message from Dr. Simon Bates, Senior Advisor, Teaching and Learning, and Academic Director, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Christina Hendricks as the new Deputy Academic Director of the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology. Dr. Hendricks begins her role July 1, 2017 with a […]

Professor Andrew Szeri appointed as new Provost and VP Academic, UBC Vancouver

Professor Andrew Szeri has been appointed as the new Provost and Vice-President Academic, for UBC Vancouver. He joins UBC from the University of California at Berkeley, and is due to formally begin his role on July 1, 2017. Read the full announcement.

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