Arts

UBC Okanagan presents poet Jordan Scott at a public reading

Poet Jordan Scott will host a public reading Tuesday, July 25 at Woodhaven Eco-Culture Centre

Award-winning Canadian poet Jordan Scott is hosting a public reading next week, as part of the Summer Writing Intensive program at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

Learning

UBC Library enhances access to Okanagan Valley historical resources

UBC students Emma Smith, left, and Eamon Riordan-Short scan historical material at Peachland’s museum as part of the Okanagan Region Historical Digitization Project.

Student digitization team visits community archives and museums.

Health

Want to feel stronger and thinner? Get some exercise

Kathleen Martin Ginis is a professor in UBC Okanagan’s School of Heath and Exercise Sciences.

Just one 30-minute bout of exercise makes women feel stronger and thinner, according to a new UBC study. And the positive effect lasts well beyond the activity itself, which may be good news for women concerned about their body image.

Business & Politics

Sulphites and the great wine debate

UBC Okanagan PhD candidate Sydney Morgan conducts research on wine yeast strains and how they react to sulphites.

UBC research shows different sulphite amounts affect yeast strain and final product.