Arts

Hundreds gather for Opera Kelowna’s Carmen at UBC Okanagan

An estimated 800 concert-goers enjoy Opera Under the Stars at UBC Okanagan

The drama of one of opera’s most famous love stories, Carmen, will come to life at UBC Okanagan’s courtyard on August 1 as Opera Under the Stars returns to the university.

Health

Researchers examine success of quit smoking app

PhD student Laura Struik is a lead author on the study.

With the trend of an app for just about everything these days, a team of researchers from several universities, examined the success of a mobile app designed to help young adults quit smoking.

Business & Politics

UBC Okanagan research makes boating more efficient

Engineering Assistant Professor Kevin Golovin observes water pooling on a superhydrophobic surface.

Boats that travel through the water, but don’t get wet. That’s the idea behind new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus that aims to make boats more efficient by creating superhydrophobic—or extremely water-repellent—surfaces