Arts

UBCO hosts renowned playwright Chantal Bilodeau

As UBCO’s first Woodhaven Artist in Residence for the season, Chantal Bilodeau will host a free community workshop on July 10.

UBC Okanagan’s Woodhaven Eco Culture Centre is opening its doors for its first Woodhaven Artist in Residence of the season.

Learning

Desire to help fellow Indigenous students leads to prestigious award for new graduate

UBCO master's student Sandra Fox is being recognized with the Governor General’s Gold Medal for her research on Indigenous identity which led to several recommendations for Canadian universities to better serve Indigenous students.

It’s an honour bestowed upon the university’s most accomplished graduate students — and this year, Master of Arts student Sandra Fox is being recognized with the Governor General’s Gold Medal for her exceptional research on Indigenous identity.

Health

Perfectionists more likely to suffer from body dissatisfaction

UBCO researchers study the relationship between perfectionism and eating disorders in young women.

New research from UBC Okanagan finds young women who are perfectionistic are more likely to experience body dissatisfaction — a general unhappiness with, and negative attitude towards, their bodies.

Business & Politics

Keeping up with the charge to develop better batteries

Dr. Jian Liu conducts research in materials and interface design for next-generation battery technologies.

With increasing global efforts to adopt clean energy, developing sustainable storage systems has become a major challenge in getting electric vehicles on the road and integrating intermittent renewable energy resources into the grid.