Recognizing the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation
By Sam Charles on September 27, 2021
The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a day to reflect on and recognize the lives that were lost and impacted by the residential school system.
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New faculty bring expertise in digital health, smart cities, and microbial ecosystems
By Sam Charles on June 29, 2021
The School of Engineering welcomes four new faculty on July 1. The new research faculty bring a wealth of experience in digital health, smart structures, smart transportation, and microbial ecosystems.
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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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New faculty set to expand opportunities at School of Engineering
By Sam Charles on December 8, 2020
On a Zoom call in late November, three new faculty members met to discuss their preparations for the upcoming year. The three incoming faculty are among ten incoming faculty that are starting at UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering over the next year.
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