Arts

UBCO professor discusses the importance of public art

Celestial Bodies: Four Stories of the Night Sky, projections will be shown at the Rotary Centre for the Arts until February 28.

Public art can take many forms, from mural paintings to installations and exhibitions, to large scale sculptures. It can work to revitalize the urban landscape while supporting and improving the cultural, social and economic vitality of our local community.

Learning

Friends fur life help build skills for life

Friends fur life help build skills for life

A new UBC Okanagan study finds children not only reap the benefits of working with therapy dogs–they enjoy it too.

Health

The month of March is set aside to embrace aging in the Okanagan

Naomi Mison, who is hosting an event to discuss virtual solutions to support loved ones during COVIID-19, has a conversation with her mother on Skype.

This March will be the eighth annual Embrace Aging month taking place across the Okanagan.

Business & Politics

UBCO virtual open house explores community engagement

UBC is planning to use the Doyle Avenue location for academic and research uses and also create additional shared-use areas, office, residential and some amenity spaces.

A new public gallery, creative innovation spaces, a public engagement and learning suite and other community-accessible facilities are being considered for UBC Okanagan’s downtown Kelowna site.


Events

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