Arts

Kamloops writer wins UBC’s Okanagan annual short story contest

The 2017 Okanagan Short Story Contest winners, from left: Karen Hofmann, Michael Griffin, UBC Writer in Residence Renée Sarojini Saklikar and Cliff Hatcher.

UBC Writer in Residence Renée Sarojini Saklikar unveiled the winners of the 2017 Okanagan Short Story Contest Tuesday night in the Great Room at the Kelowna branch of the Okanagan Regional Library.

Learning

Children who play outside more likely to protect nature as adults

UBC Assistant Professor Catherine Broom

Protecting the environment can be as easy as telling your kids to go outdoors and play, according to a new UBC study.

Health

UBC researchers connect common fats to a lazy lifestyle and diabetes

UBC Assistant Professor Sanjoy Ghosh.

A UBC researcher is suggesting the types of cooking oils people consume may be sabotaging their efforts to stay healthy and avoid illnesses such as diabetes.

Business & Politics

Green juice captures UBC’s Live Case Challenge, and wins $5,000

Management students (from left) Jonathan Donahoe, Alan Blackwell, Kirsten Haayer and Olivia Johnson hold the Argus Cup after winning the 2017 Live Case Challenge.

Canned healthy drinks, starting with a range of quality greens you can drink on the go, was the winning idea in this year’s Live Case Challenge, held by UBC’s Faculty of Management Thursday.