Arts

Opera music to fill UBC’s courtyard on midsummer night

Opera Kelowna soprano Chelsea Rus performed at UBC Okanagan during last summer’s Opera Under the Stars concert. Rus, a 2014 graduate from UBC Opera’s Bachelor of Music program, won the prestigious 2016 Wirth Vocal Prize, and recently completed a master’s program at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music.

UBC Okanagan’s courtyard will be filled with the sounds of music as Opera Kelowna presents a free evening concert at the university.

Learning

New UBC program feeds demand for creative tech-savvy workers

UBC Okanagan Instructor Miles Thorogood (right) shows students some of the technology that will be used in the new BMS program.

There’s a new program at UBC’s Okanagan campus linking the tech industry to academia.

Health

Timothy Caulfield takes on pop culture health myths at UBC’s speaker series

Timothy Caulfield, Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy and a Faculty of Law and School of Public Health professor, will be in Kelowna September 20.

Pop culture, celebrity scientists and social media trends often make it tricky to determine what’s right and what’s not when it comes to healthy eating, food myths, and basic common sense.

Business & Politics

UBC researchers develop drinking water quality index tool for municipalities

Nilufar Islam developed the drinking water quality index tool while working on her PhD at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

UBC engineers have created a tool that will help municipalities measure water quality, as a way to ensure clean and safe drinking water is coming out of the taps.


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