Students launch new student Indigenous society
By Sam Charles on September 17, 2022
UBC’s newest student organization seeks to build and strengthen a community
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By Sam Charles on February 8, 2022
Christopher Paul knows a thing or two about community. The four-year Mechanical Engineering student grew up in numerous communities across British Columbia until his family moved to West Kelowna when he was in middle school.
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Open Letter from Indigenous Caucus – Time to Reflect
By Sam Charles on June 28, 2021
Hopefully, our letters this month have led you to reflect and contemplate how you can contribute to reconciliation.
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Open Letter from Indigenous Caucus – Understanding the Indigenous perspective
By Sam Charles on June 22, 2021
From the perspective of the School of Engineering Indigenous Caucus, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) is an important document, and serves as a framework towards reconciliation.
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Open Letter from Indigenous Caucus – Recent history
By Sam Charles on June 16, 2021
As the UBC Okanagan Engineering Indigenous Caucus, we think it is important to build awareness about these tough subjects, and maintain a dialogue to uncover what we can do as engineers, and aspiring engineers, to seek out reconciliation while ending a negative cycle.
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Inaugural Recipients of Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Impact Funding Announced
By Sam Charles on April 23, 2021
Winning teams selected to receive funding to launch student-led start-ups to solve real-world problems as part of the School of Engineering’s Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Impact Fund.
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Alumni Profile – Shaylene Dekock-Kruger ’17 (Electrical)
By Sam Charles on July 9, 2020
Shaylene Dekock-Kruger (BASc ’20, Electrical) is an Electrical Designer at BC Hydro.
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Bringing Indigenous perspectives and best practices into the classroom
By Sam Charles on September 23, 2019
New funding will bring Indigenous-focused modules into the Engineering curriculum.
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