Arts

Opera music to fill UBC’s courtyard on midsummer night

Opera Kelowna soprano Chelsea Rus performed at UBC Okanagan during last summer’s Opera Under the Stars concert. Rus, a 2014 graduate from UBC Opera’s Bachelor of Music program, won the prestigious 2016 Wirth Vocal Prize, and recently completed a master’s program at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music.

UBC Okanagan’s courtyard will be filled with the sounds of music as Opera Kelowna presents a free evening concert at the university.

Learning

New UBC program feeds demand for creative tech-savvy workers

UBC Okanagan Instructor Miles Thorogood (right) shows students some of the technology that will be used in the new BMS program.

There’s a new program at UBC’s Okanagan campus linking the tech industry to academia.

Health

Timothy Caulfield takes on pop culture health myths at UBC’s speaker series

Timothy Caulfield, Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy and a Faculty of Law and School of Public Health professor, will be in Kelowna September 20.

Pop culture, celebrity scientists and social media trends often make it tricky to determine what’s right and what’s not when it comes to healthy eating, food myths, and basic common sense.

Business & Politics

UBC engineer creates valve that will reduce vehicle emissions

Rudolph Seethaler is an associate professor of mechanical engineering at UBC's Okanagan campus.

A UBC researcher has determined there is a way to make internal combustion engines more fuel efficient and better for the environment.


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