By Kristen Brooke on September 15, 2023
Meet Janine Wood Role: Project Manager, Strategic Projects Janine Wood joined the Office of the Provost in 2019 as Executive Administrator to the Provost. She completed a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at the University of Waikato in New Zealand before coming to Canada in 2010. Before joining UBC Okanagan, she worked as a Legal Assistant, […]
By Kristen Brooke on August 31, 2023
The University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus is embarking on a search for a senior leader to serve as Deputy University Librarian, Okanagan Campus.
By Kristen Brooke on April 26, 2023
As we continue to foster a campus community centred on inclusive excellence and anti-racism, the Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic is pleased to announce a search for the next Associate Provost, IDEA at UBC Okanagan.
By Kristen Brooke on April 13, 2023
Each year, we recognize exemplary role models who make a significant impact on the culture of teaching and learning on our campus with the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence and Innovation.
By Kristen Brooke on March 13, 2023
The 2023 call for proposals to the Aspire-2040 Learning Transformations (ALT-2040) Fund is now open.
By Kristen Brooke on February 17, 2023
Interdisciplinary learning provides an exciting opportunity for students to develop new skills and connect ideas and information from different skill sets to work harmoniously towards a single goal. However, interdisciplinary courses can be challenging for instructors to offer a great experience for every student. This challenge led Dr. Bowen Hui to bring together interdisciplinary collaborators from the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, the School of Engineering, School District 22 and UBC Vancouver to support “Developing Learning Modules to Support Personalized Pathways,”— an ALT-2040-funded project seeking to create flexible learning modules for the HCI course.
By Kristen Brooke on November 16, 2022
Laura Prada has worked in higher education for more than 12 years in student services and teaching and learning. In her current role, she currently supports academic programs and reviews in the Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic.
By Kristen Brooke on October 7, 2022
Facilitated by Dr. Anita Chaudhuri, UBC Okanagan’s Faculty Advisor on Academic Integrity, this panel session provides an opportunity to discuss issues of academic integrity across teaching and learning.
By Kristen Brooke on May 6, 2022
Meet Janet Kalesnikoff Role: Senior Manager, Strategic Projects Janet Kalesnikoff joined the Office of the Provost in 2019 as Senior Manager, Strategic Projects. She completed her undergraduate (BSc) and graduate training (Ph.D. in Experimental Medicine) at UBC Vancouver, and postdoctoral training (Pathology/Immunology) at Stanford University. She held various administrative roles at Stanford University, where she […]
By Kristen Brooke on May 4, 2022
On May 24, 2022, the Office of the Provost and the Wine Research Centre are co-hosting an event with the Consul General of France in Vancouver regarding the impact of climate change on wine regions.