Arts

UBCO presents inaugural Sharon Thesen Lecture

UBCO is hosting its inaugural Sharon Thesen Lecture with Vernon-based author John Lent.

The creative writing program at UBCO is hosting its inaugural Sharon Thesen Lecture with Vernon-based author John Lent.

Learning

Emergency student support the focus on National Philanthropy Day at UBC Okanagan

Aerial view of UBC Okanagan

As students near and far grapple with the challenges posed by COVID-19, UBC Okanagan is marking National Philanthropy Day on November 15 by shining a spotlight on its student emergency assistance fund.

Health

Telehealth offers new rural health care options for Parkinson’s patients

The survey showed that 80 per cent of respondents indicated a willingness to use telehealth for follow-up appointments as part of their Parkinson’s treatment.

New research from the UBC Southern Medical Program (SMP) supports the use of telehealth in the care of Parkinson’s patients in rural communities, particularly within the Interior Health region.

Business & Politics

$1M gift from Stober Foundation to support UBCO students and public health

Linda Stober, Ken Stober, Matt Hauge and Keith Brewster from the Stober Foundation along with David McAnerney and Dave Henwood from the Stober Group meet with UBC Okanagan Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal Lesley Cormack (centre).

With the physical and mental well-being of UBC Okanagan students and the community top of mind, the Stober Family have donated $1 million to support student scholarships, research and community health initiatives over the next five years.


Events

See what’s happening at UBC Okanagan — performances, talks, workshops, community events, info sessions, and more. Explore the UBCO events calendar.