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2011 shift Magazine

SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES AT UBC'S OKANAGAN CAMPUS l JUNE 2011

SUSTAINABILITY is a movement -- a shift -- toward a more resilient future.

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2011 Shift

SHIFTING PERSPECTIVES

Building a campus is like building a community.

Jackie Podger, Associate Vice President, Administration and Finance; Leanne Bilodeau, Director, Sustainability Operations 

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 Shifting Perspectives

FROM STRATEGY TO ACTION:
TAKING SUSTAINABILITY TO THE NEXT LEVEL
ON UBC'S OKANAGAN CAMPUS

It all starts with a plan: a scheme or method of proceeding developed in advance; defining the steps necessary to complete a definite purpose..

Dr. Alaa S. Abd-El-Aziz, Provost and Vice Principal Academic and Research

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 From Strategy to Action

2010 SELECTED HIGHLIGHTS

Sustainability is the common thread that weaves through out campus operations, our teaching and research an in our community outreach and partnerships.

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 2010 Selected Highlights

MOVING FROM RESEARCH TO COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS

"It's about creating an opportunity to bridge the gap between the knowledge we generate an share to help our communities become more sustainable." ~ Mayor Shepherd

Left to right: Ron Mattiussi, Manager, City of Kelowna; Leanne Bilodeau, Director, Sustainability Operations; Mayor Sharon Shepherd, City of Kelowna; Jackie Podger, Associate Vice President Administration and Finance

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 Moving from Research to Community Solutions

SUSTAINABLE FROM THE START

Bernard Momer is a big believer in putting theory into practice.

Bernard Momer, Associate Professor of Geography
Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences

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 Sustainable from the Start

BLENDING SUSTAINABILITY

The Okanagan's wine industry boasts close to 200 wineries. And Cedric Saucier hopes his research can only improve the region's fine wines.

Cedric Saucier, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences

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 Blending Sustainability

MORE THAN JUST A WALK IN THE PARK

For Nancy Holmes, what started as a simple walk in her neighbourhood park has turned into a passion.

Nancy Holmes, Associate Professor of Creative Writing
Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

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More than Just a Walk in the Park

FLOWING WITH SUSTAINABILITY IN MIND

When we turn on our tap, we expect it to be there - a cool, fresh and constant supply of clean drinking water. But do we really give any thought as to how it gets there?

Rehan Sadiq, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
School of Engineering

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 Flowing with Sustainability in Mind

BEHIND THE SCENES

Recent achievements in both the Library and Information Technology Services are testament to this sustainable way of doing business that combines service and innovation with an eye to the future.

Don Thompson, Chief Technology Officer
Melody Burton, Chief Librarian

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 Behind the Scenes

THE FUTURE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Imagine if you could see your neighbourhood a century from now. What would it look like?

Aleksandra Dulic, 
Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

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 The Future at Your Fingertips

BUILDING A CAMPUS IS LIKE BUILDING A COMMUNITY

To responsibly steward the rapid growth and development of our community, UBC's Okanagan campus has placed sustainability at the core of all its planning processes and strategic directions.

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 Building a Campus

SUSTAINABILITY AT UBC'S OKANAGAN CAMPUS

Bringing people, ideas and resources together to advance and facilitate sustainability from here.

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Sustainability at UBC's Okanagan campus

 

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