Fall 2018: Highlights in this issue
- A Message from the Dean
- Drawing from the land to transform Indigenous food systems
- Investigating GHG emissions from B.C. farms
- Feeding Growth Dishes Out Ideas for Growing Young B.C. Food Businesses
- Ambassadors for elephants
- Making a community impact at the Greater Vancouver Food Bank
- Connecting communities
- Blue & Gold campaign for students
As UBC has recently launched its 10-year strategic plan Shaping UBC’s Next Century, it has a new roadmap to guide decisions and actions – inspiring the very best in our students, faculty, staff, alumni and partners.
Investigating GHG emissions from B.C. farms
A team of researchers is undertaking B.C.’s first long-term study measuring GHG emissions from agricultural crops year-round.
Ambassadors for elephants
A new course presents students with the opportunity to study animal welfare in the field.
Making a community impact at the Greater Vancouver Food Bank
An LFS alumnus is the organization’s first-ever data analyst.
Applied Biology undergrad makes the case for grooming brushes in barns
That urge you get to scratch an itch? It turns out dairy cows have it too.
Connecting communities through the culture of the hive
An LFS alumna hopes to connect communities through beekeeping
Kelleen Wiseman to lead MFRE program
With over 15 years of teaching and mentorship experience, Kelleen Wiseman is the newly appointed Academic Director and Manager of the Master of Food and Resource Economics (MFRE) program.
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Editor: Karen Lee
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Editor: Karen Lee