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Alternatives Journal: Call for Proposals

March 21, 2014 deadline to propose a story for special issue: Sport & Spectacle. Explore environmental values and the encouragement of more sustainable behaviour in modern sport. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Internship Opportunity: Planat & Vancouver 2014

Internship Opportunity: Planat & Vancouver 2014

Using Planat to make the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Games Venues More Accessible Application Deadline: March 15, 2014 Positions Filled Description We are seeking 1-2 motivated students to assist with using the Planat accessibility tool to describe and rate UBC athletics and UBC housing venues hosting the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games. Part of […]

Matt Dolf’s take on whether the Olympics can change our bad environmental habits

Matt Dolf’s take on whether the Olympics can change our bad environmental habits

Olympic Games need lasting environmental legacies to offset their massive carbon footprints, researchers say. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Internship Opportunity: 2014 Games Sustainability Program

Internship Opportunity: 2014 Games Sustainability Program

Positions Filled Description The Sustainability Committee for the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games and the UBC Centre for Sport and Sustainablity are seeking a motivated student to assist with the sustainability program for the Games. Duration Work duration is March – August, 2014 with a time commitment of approximately 4 hours per week initially […]