Arts

Art on the Line returns for an evening of music, art and entertainment

Art on the Line 2017 artwork

Art on the Line, UBC Okanagan’s gala event and fundraiser, is celebrating its 15th year this February. The gala, which raises money to support student art exhibitions and activities, is a unique auction where participants may choose artwork from local artists, faculty, and students.

Learning

Education reform in BC historically not democratic

UBC Assistant Professor Catherine Broom

How and what BC children learn in schools has traditionally been politically driven and largely ignored the input of educators, a UBC study has found.

Health

Pumping iron is good for the heart, UBC researchers show

Research by UBC’s Okanagan’s Jonathan Little is demonstrating that high intensity interval training can help reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

Just one session of interval weight-training can decrease the risk of Type 2 diabetes complications, according to a UBC Okanagan study. This is encouraging news for those starting the New Year with good intentions.