Arts

Creative Days open studio doors for prospective students

Benjamin Arcega working in his fourth-year studio, 2017 graduate of UBC Okanagan’s Bachelor of Fine Arts program.

Artists interested in UBC Okanagan’s visual arts program are welcome to attend upcoming Creative Days events at the university on Saturday, October 21, and Saturday, November 18.

Learning

Furry friends help kids build confidence in UBC Okanagan’s pilot program

UBC Okanagan’s Building Academic Retention through K9s (BARK) program has been mentoring 22 children, aged between five and 12 years old from the Okanagan Boys and Girls Club.

Furry, four-legged teacher aids have moved into the classroom to help a group of kids develop skills needed at school.

Health

From 100 to zero in two weeks flat

Jonathan Little, assistant professor in UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences.

J.J. had a choice. Continue to consume a daily cocktail of diabetes medication or change the way he eats.

Business & Politics

UBC researchers create definitive method to detect wildfire tainted wine grapes

Wesley Zandberg, assistant professor of chemistry at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

Wine producers and grape growers have a new, powerful tool at their disposal to help manage the impact of grapes exposed to smoke from forest fires.