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One-on-one with Stephen Lamb

One-on-one with Stephen Lamb

Stephen Lamb joined UBC’s Office of the CIO in April 2017 as Deputy Chief Information Officer, a new role to help lead significant change across the information technology landscape of the university.

Myrna McCallum appointed Director of Investigations

The Office of the University Counsel is pleased to announce that Myrna McCallum will be joining UBC as Director of Investigations, effective August 8, 2017. Reporting to University Counsel and collaborating closely with the Associate Vice-President Equity and the Director of the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office, Myrna will be responsible for overseeing investigations […]

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 >

One-on-one with Karyn Magnusson

One-on-one with Karyn Magnusson

Karyn Magnusson is the Managing Director of Building Operations at UBC Vancouver. A UBC alumna, Karyn is a registered professional engineer, and spent 14 years within progressive leadership roles with the City of Vancouver’s engineering department. She joined UBC in 2014 to lead the operations and maintenance of over nine million square feet of building space and over 1,000 acres of landscaping at UBC Vancouver’s Point Grey campus. She is a former elite-level swimmer.

Daniel Pauly named Chevalier de la Légion D’Honneur

Gregor Kiczales welcomed as Executive Director, UBC Extended Learning (UBC ExL)

UBC Extended Learning (UBC ExL ) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregor Kiczales as Executive Director. Gregor is a professor in the Computer Science Department and Senior Advisor to the Provost, Digital Learning Strategy. Senate approved the evolution of UBC Continuing Studies to UBC ExL in response to growing demand for relevant and flexible […]

Shelley Hymel appointed Head, Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, & Special Education

Dr. Shelley Hymel has been appointed Head of the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, & Special Education for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2017. Since joining the Faculty of Education at UBC in 1993, Dr. Hymel has served in a number of administrative roles, including Associate Dean, ECPS Department Head, Area Coordinator for […]

30-Second Bio: Ted Sandstra

30-Second Bio: Ted Sandstra

Help your colleagues learn more about you and your work at UBC. Submit your own 30-Second Bio.

Name: Ted Sandstra

Title: Project Manager

Department/Unit: Project Services

Location: Okanagan

Year I started working at UBC: 2015

10 words or less to describe what I do at UBC: I support teaching and research through building renovations…..

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