Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

‘Joyously welcoming’: Pamela Wolf receives first UBC Applied Science Inclusion and Belonging Award

Jan 18, 2023 | Announcement

The first UBC Applied Science Inclusion and Belonging Award goes to Pamela Wolf, civil engineering assistant professor of teaching, for her leadership and practice in fostering inclusion and belonging within engineering education.

UBC’s first IBET Momentum Fellow aims to decolonize engineering design and project delivery

Dec 13, 2022 | Announcement

When Danilo Caron returned to school for an engineering degree, he never imagined how much his new career and research would support his personal journey to connect with his Anishinaabe culture. Years spent working as a masonry contractor in his…

Permanent 14 Not Forgotten memorial unveiled at UBC Okanagan

Dec 06, 2022 | Announcement

A permanent memorial was unveiled at UBC Okanagan today, in memory of the 14 women whose lives were lost in the École Polytechnique massacre on December 6, 1989. The new art installation unveiling was part of UBCO's annual 14 Not Forgotten…

Two Engineering faculty members receive Dean's Awards

Nov 28, 2022 | Announcement

Prof. Carol Jaeger (Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Dr. Sabine Weyand (UBC Okanagan School of Engineering) are two of the 2022 Dean's Faculty Awards for Service.

In support of freedom in Iran

Oct 17, 2022 | Announcement

A letter to the UBC Applied Science community from the Dean.

Funding awarded to grow UBCO AISES chapter for Indigenous STEM students

Oct 12, 2022 | Announcement

New chapter of the American Indian Sciences and Engineering Society (AISES) at UBC Okanagan aims to build a welcoming community for Indigenous STEM students, with the help of a grant from UBC Indigenous Strategic Initiatives Fund.

Roots are taking shape for UBC Okanagan’s Indigenous Micro-Forest

Sep 28, 2022 | Announcement

A project to establish a self-sustainable micro-forest on the UBC Okanagan campus, guided by traditional Indigenous ecological knowledge, has been granted funding from UBC's Indigenous Strategic Initiatives Fund.

10 ways to observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Vancouver

Curiocity | Sep 23, 2022 | Media coverage

Media mentioned the Intergenerational March to commemorate Orange Shirt Day, an initiative begun and led by UBC Faculty of Applied Science, as an event to attend on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

UBC Indigenous Strategic Plan funding sees student projects get off the ground

India Education Diary | Aug 23, 2022 | Media coverage

Student recipients of the Indigenous Strategic Initiatives Fund can now start implementing their proposed Indigenous-focused, student-led projects with the backing of university funding, including creating professional opportunities for Indigenous…

UBC Engineering Class of 2022: Meet four women working to engineer a more inclusive world

Jun 22, 2022 | Announcement

On June 23, Women in Engineering Day, we look to the women of the past, present, and future who work to make contributions to the field of engineering. 

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