Fonds consists of the research and professorial records of Dr. Joselito Arocena, a founding faculty member of UNBC. Arocena was an internationally-recognized soil scientist and UNBC’s first Canada Research Chair. His records demonstrate his accomplishments as an academic and researcher, as well as his many and varied interdisciplinary research endeavours. Also included are selections from Arocena’s extensive photographic slide collection which illustrate his teaching, research projects, and personal interests.
Series consists of records created and collected after Dr. Joselito Arocena's death on December 20, 2015. Includes information about Arocena's work in China, photographs and video of the unveiling of the Lito Lab, and video recordings and presentation materials from a memorial lecture for Dr. Joselito Arocena by Mike Rutherford, Hugues Massicotte, and Paul Sanborn.
The research of Dr. Joselito Arocena was extensive and multi-disciplinary. The records contained within this series of research material provide only a small glimpse of the depth and breadth of his research portfolio. The majority of Dr. Arocena's research results were released in his 200+ academic publications over the course of his career. This series contains a selection of research records that were unpublished and cover research projects that relate to the health of BC indigenous communities, the McGregor Model Forest, and others.