Arts

Hundreds gather for Opera Kelowna’s Carmen 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.

Learning

UBC Okanagan welcomes students back to campus

UBC President Santa Ono addresses a packed gymnasium as he welcomes more than 2,400 first-year students to the Okanagan campus.

With just one look at UBC Okanagan these days, it’s clear the campus continues to grow.

Health

Artificial anti-oxidant may be the next go-to supplement

Gino DiLabio is a professor and head of the Department of Chemistry at UBC Okanagan

Researchers from UBC Okanagan and the University of Bologna have discovered that TEMPO—a well-known artificial anti-oxidant—is up to 100 times more powerful than nature’s best and could help counteract everything from skin damage to Alzheimer’s Disease.

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