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Nikki Gaulton: spotlight on diversity and creativity in the skilled trades

International Women’s Day is on March 8th. We hear from one of UBC’s newest journey-level steamfitters on why she chose her career path and what keeps her busy at UBC.

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A sea of pink in Building Operations for anti-bullying and a respectful workplace

Building Operations is one of the few departments that touch every part of the university every day. Often the blue personal protective equipment can fade into the background colour of a busy campus. However, on February 28th, you can expect to see a slight change in the way we look as we take part in Pink Shirt Day against bullying.

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Pamela Wasylyshen appointed as Interim Custodial Services Superintendent in Building Operations

Pam’s recognized personal growth and experience of the past several years will help her support the custodial services team to ensure daily success and ongoing engagement.

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Martha Piper pond and fountain are back

The long wait is over. The Martha Piper Pond went through much needed maintenance and upgrade which was identified through reviews from those maintaining the ponds.

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Video: Energy & Water Services is reducing energy costs with innovative Wi-Fi-informed building controls

Learn how innovative new technology developed here at UBC is reducing energy costs by "counting" Wi-Fi connections at UBC. This technology could help UBC reduce greenhouse gasses by hundreds of tonnes and save as much as $100,000 per year.

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