Arts

UBC’s Visual Arts program hosts Portfolio Day for prospective students

UBC fine arts graduate Dylan Raney in his studio.

Artists interested in UBC Okanagan’s Visual Arts program are invited to attend Portfolio Day at the campus this Saturday.

Learning

AlterKnowledge discusses education for reconciliation

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How do we fulfill the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada to provide an education that acknowledges Canada’s colonial history and values Indigenous knowledge?

Health

Daily reminders to increase calcium intake are effective

UBC Okanagan’s Assistant Professor Mary Jung sent emails to study participants encouraging them to increase calcium intake.

UBC researchers have demonstrated that simple, cost-effective email messages can help improve the health habits of Canadians.

Business & Politics

UBC researcher says management of pine beetle not working

UBC associate professor of math, Rebecca Tyson used computer modelling to determine pheromone baiting isn’t the best solution to control the mountain pine beetle.

A method to control the spread of mountain pine beetles—pheromone baiting—may actually help the pest’s population increase, UBC research shows.