Community Engagement Story Archive

Community Engagement Story Archive

Current and past stories listed on the Community Engagement home page can be found here.


Snoelezen room

Red Fox youth get active with UBC Kinesiology

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SALA students address the Arbutus Greenway

Environmental design students share their ideas with City of Vancouver reviewers

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Project Seahorse

Project Seahorse plays a major role in helping Thailand suspend seahorse exports

UBC’s Project Seahorse worked to develop the first ever global trade agreement regulations on export of marine fish.

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Micronesia

Community-based science in Micronesia

Training helps Ulithi community members sustain successful management of their reefs into the future.

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UBCO Think Tank

UBCO Faculty of Education works with rural educators in Small School Think Tank

Small schools tackle big problems in 2-day event on a way forward for rural community schools

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Aboriginal Womens INtervention

Aboriginal Women’s Intervention program benefits indigenous women experiencing violence

UBC nursing professor and her colleagues evaluate culturally safe intervention program for indigenous women who have left abusive partners

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Musqueam partnership

Musqueam post dedicated at UBC Vancouver campus

Musqueam post acknowledges developing partnership between Musqueam people and UBC

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Neighbourhood houses

Understanding the role of neighbourhood houses in modern urban communities

A community-based research project with Vancouver Neighbourhood houses and UBC Social Work and Sociology profs

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Dadaab humanitarian

Humanitarian endeavor underway in Dadaab Refugee Camps with UBC Education and Moi University

Residents of Dadaab refugee camp in NE Kenya gain university diploma in secondary teacher education

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Snoelezen room

Community grants light the way

UBC student partners with Options Community Service Society to create ‘Snoezelen room’

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building community

Building Community, One Conversation at a Time

Third-year students’ participate in Mandarin language exchange program at the Learning Exchange in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

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maya in the garden

Maya in Exile Garden

Mayan families practice farming traditions at UBC Farm and keep millennia-old cultural knowledge alive for future generations

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building community

Listen, Speak, See, Feel: Boosting Language Learning Through Ultrasound

eNunciate, a UBC-developed web-based biovisual tool, uses ultrasound technology with W̱SÁNEĆ First Nation to help reclaim their language

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canoeing

Awakening the Spirit: Revitalization of Canoeing in Musqueam

Musqueam and UBC Social Work, Education and Forestry work together to revitalize traditional knowledge

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Campus and community planning principles

UTown@UBC Community Grants

Grants of up to $1,000 for projects that foster connectedness between UTown@UBC residents

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prenatal-text

SmartMom Program Texts Prenatal Info to New Moms

Wall Solutions Supports digital prenatal education project

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hip-health

Active Streets Active People Partnerships Benefit Seniors

UBC’s Centre for Hip and Health Mobility partners with the City of Vancouver and West End Seniors’ Network

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NITEP

NITEP Coordinators work with Aboriginal Educators

NITEP teacher education program honours diverse Aboriginal traditions and philosophies

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capstone

UBC Partners with Industry for Capstone Projects

External partners work with Engineering students to provide solutions for real people

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road-less-traveled

A Road Less Travelled

UBC and partners collectively develop plan for expanding medical education across BC

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Campus and community planning principles

Campus & Community Planning Engagement

C&CP develops community engagement principles for constructive dialogue

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think-eat-green

Think & Eat Green @ School

Think & Eat Green @ School builds healthy and sustainable school food systems

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First STAR project a collaboration between UBC, Helios Global Technologies, and Imperial College

First STAR Project a Collaboration (UBCO)

First STAR Project a Collaboration Between UBC, Helios Technologies, and Imperial College

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UBC Health Mentors Program

Health Mentors Program: students learn from people with chronic conditions or disabilities

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UBC and St'át'imc First Nations partner to study salmon migration

UBC and St’át’imc First Nations partner

UBC and St’át’imc First Nations partner to study salmon migration

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LFS scientists awarded $2.9M to improve nutrition of rural Cambodian women and children

Improving nutrition in rural Cambodia

LFS scientists work with Cambodian famers to produce affordable and nutritious food

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Engineering students design floor extension for Mt Pleasant Neighbourhood House

Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House floor extension

Engineering students design floor extension for Mt Pleasant Neighbourhood House

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Urban Ethnographic Field School: learning from and contributing to community organizations

Community Learning Puts Potential to Work

Urban Ethnographic Field School: learning from and contributing to community organizations

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The Indigenous teachings that Jo-Ann Archibald passes on are about community, family, and are place-based

Passing on Indigenous teachings

The Indigenous teachings that Jo-Ann Archibald passes on are about community, family, and are place-based

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le-15

The Learning Exchange 15 Year Anniversary

The Learning Exchange celebrates 15 years of learning

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reading-bears

UBC MD students and their teddy bears build healthy communities

UBC MD students and their teddy bears build healthy communities

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refugee-educ

Refugee Teacher Education

Professors Samson Nashon and Rita Irwin work to develop a Teacher Education Program in Daadab Refugee Camp

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