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Leading dinosaur expert is UBC Okanagan's distinguished speaker Feb. 13

Some of the greatest predators in the dinosaur world were actually family-oriented, not the socially aloof hunters once thought to roam prehistoric lands. Dr. Phil Currie, one of the world's most prominent paleontologists, will give a public lecture in Kelowna about this and other new discoveries in dinosaur research on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Currie, a […]

Olympic champion Mark Tewksbury speaks at UBC Okanagan's Outweek Feb. 13

Ordinary people can achieve extraordinary success by living life in the moment and being the best they can be. That's part of the message Olympic swimming champion Mark Tewksbury will deliver to students at UBC Okanagan when he visits the campus on February 13. Tewksbury, who recently published a book called "Inside Out: Straight talk […]

Cameron Egan

UBC Okanagan student athlete heads to World University Games in Italy

Third-year UBC Okanagan biology student Cameron Egan leaves for Italy this week to compete at the World University Games in Torino. The Games are the second-largest multi-sport event in the world, after the Olympics. Egan is one of Canada's top-ranked cross country skiers. He has been a member of the B.C. Cross Country Ski Team […]

2007 Short Fiction Contest expanded for Southern Interior writers

The 9th-annual Okanagan Short Fiction Contest is expanding its boundaries. Formerly, only writers from the Okanagan Valley were eligible to submit entries, but the 2007 contest is now open to anyone living in B.C.'s Southern Interior, within the listening area of CBC Radio One from Kelowna. This includes all residents west of the Alberta border, […]

Original artwork for 110 Lucky 'Art On the Line' supporters

Who will be among the lucky 110 people to purchase tickets to this year's Art On the Line gala fund-raiser for UBC Okanagan's visual arts programs? Each $150 ticket to the February 3 gala evening admits up to two people and entitles the ticket holder to take home one original, juried art piece, and enjoy […]