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Poetry Creates a Buzz on Buses

Poetry Creates a Buzz on Buses

The Poetry Bus project is using poetry to promote work, transit, higher education, sustainable commuting, and local community in the Okanagan. Supported by UBC Okanagan, B.C. Transit, the Hamber Foundation and Off Centre Magazine, the project involved a contest where workers from across the Okanagan were invited to write poems about their jobs. More than […]

Dr. Bonnie Sawatzky and Dr. Lawrence Berg, co-leaders  of the new Disabilities Health Research Network (DHRN),  and Sawatzky’s service dog Phoenix, were on hand for  Friday's official launch of the DHRN at UBC Okanagan.

Network at UBC Okanagan Bringing Together Disabilities Health Researchers

The new Disabilities Health Research Network (DHRN) at UBC Okanagan is already doing what its creators hoped it would: it’s bringing researchers together. The DHRN’s co-leaders, Dr. Bonnie Sawatzky and Dr. Lawrence Berg, represent very different areas of disability research. Sawatzky is a wheelchair propulsion researcher and Assistant Professor at UBC’s Division of Orthopaedic Engineering […]