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Lynn Coady

Lynn Coady UBC Okanagan's first writer in residence

Novelist and short story writer Lynn Coady will spend two weeks on the UBC Okanagan campus from March 1 to 15, 2008. Students of UBC Okanagan and writers in the Kelowna area are invited to have their work critiqued and to participate in a one-on-one meeting with Coady. Coady will also give a free public […]

Nobel Laureate talks science education Jan. 16 at UBC Okanagan

Carl Wieman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2001, will visit UBC Okanagan January 16 for a free public lecture about science education in the 21st century. “Science has advanced rapidly in the past 500 years,” Wieman says. “Guided primarily by tradition and dogma, science education meanwhile has remained largely medieval. Research into the […]

Six Future UBC Okanagan Students Selected for $5,000 Irving K. Barber B.C. Scholarships

Six second-year college students from throughout B.C.’s Southern Interior, all destined for UBC Okanagan next year, have been awarded $5,000 each from the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Fund. "These scholarships are an investment in the skills and talents of students in B.C.," said Dr. Irving K. Barber, the philanthropist for whom the fund […]