Arts

UBC hosts gala evening of art, anticipation and entertainment

Art on the Line 2018

Each year UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, in association with the Visual Arts Course Union, hosts Art on the Line, a fundraiser and gala event that celebrates the work of local artists.

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

UBC professor tests software to help cancer patients have the 'tough conversations'

Carole Robinson

A UBC study investigating how cancer patients might use an advance care planning software created for seniors has shown promising results and led to improvements in the program.

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.