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Historic firsts celebrated during UBC’s Okanagan campus Convocation

Record number of graduates at ceremonies Thursday and Friday, June 9 & 10 Among the historic events at this week’s Convocation ceremonies at UBC’s Okanagan campus are the conferral of Bachelor of Human Kinetics degrees for the first time, and the conferral of a PhD upon  microbiologist Max Jones, whose doctoral degree is the first […]

Education’s unsung heroes help prepare tomorrow’s teachers

More than 180 Central Okanagan teachers sponsor student teachers in the classroom Over the past several months, more than 350 teachers in elementary and secondary schools throughout BC’s Southern Interior – including more than 180 Central Okanagan teachers – have shared their classrooms with student teachers from the Faculty of Education at UBC’s Okanagan campus. […]

UBC’s Okanagan campus welcomes new Dean of Education Lynn Bosetti

The Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus has welcomed Lynn Bosetti as its new Dean. Bosetti has a PhD in educational policy and administration from the University of Alberta, and comes to UBC from the University of Calgary, where she was Professor in Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, and served […]

Learning Garden Springs from UBC Okanagan Landscape

Water-saving ‘xerascape’ raised planting boxes are ready. Seeds and bedding plants are in. Now it’s up to the sun, the soil, and green-thumbed volunteers to bring forth blooms and bounty to The Learning Garden at UBC Okanagan. Officially opened last Thursday, The Learning Garden has itself sprung like a bloom from the Okanagan grasslands, right […]