Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Shifting perspectives: This biomedical engineering student’s path to innovation and accessibility

May 19, 2023 | Announcement

Max Arsenault sees the world from a different perspective. As a full-time manual wheelchair user, this cellular bioengineering student is a steadfast advocate for improving the health research sphere and transforming how we plan for equity,…

'We can do this together': UBC Engineering strives to increase female enrolment

The Ubyssey | Mar 16, 2023 | Media coverage

Engineering professors Dr. Sheryl Staub-French, associate dean of equity, diversity, inclusion and Indigeneity, and Dr. Agnes d’Entremont, faculty advisor of Women in Engineering UBC, on increasing women enrolment in UBC Engineering.

Madjid Mohseni - Water Systems

Feb 27, 2023 | Spotlight

Through a collaborative process of community engagement and co-creating innovative technologies, Dr. Madjid Mohseni is helping Indigenous and rural communities access safe drinking water.

‘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.

Black History Month: A panel conversation on the Black experience in the Faculty of Applied Science

Feb 28, 2023 | 3:00pm - 4:30pm | Event

Black History Month: A panel conversation on the Black experience in the Faculty of Applied Science This event has passed. Watch the live recording of the Black History Month Panel in APSC

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.

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