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International award for UBC Okanagan creative and critical studies book

A series of unconventional portraits of faculty members from UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies has earned international recognition from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Published last summer by the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) in a book promoting its graduate studies programs, the images have earned […]

10th-annual short fiction contest open to Southern Interior writers

The 10th-annual Okanagan Short Story Contest is once again open to entries. Anyone living in B.C.'s Southern Interior, within the listening area of CBC Radio One from Kelowna, is eligible. This includes all residents west of the Alberta border, south of Williams Lake, east of Hope and north of the U.S. border. Writers have until […]

WorkLife BC award nomination for UBC Okanagan

UBC Okanagan has been nominated for a WorkLife BC Award. Sponsored by the Ministry of Children and Family Development, the award recognizes B.C. employers who have developed workplaces that support their employees to balance commitments to work and family. “UBC Okanagan is a vibrant campus community,” says Doug Owram, Deputy Vice Chancellor at UBC Okanagan. […]

Graduating exhibition and Mexico art trip supported by Art on the Line

Art on the Line, the sixth-annual UBC Okanagan visual arts fund-raising gala on Jan. 26, has proven very popular – only a few tickets are left. That’s good news for visual arts students, who will apply the proceeds to their year-end Bachelor of Fine Arts Graduating Exhibition and a trip to Mexico in February, where […]

UBC Okanagan launches LAKE: A Journal of Arts and Environment

The inaugural issue of LAKE: A Journal of Arts and Environment, a new arts and literary journal housed in UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, will be launched at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, at the Rotary Centre for the Arts (421 Cawston Ave., Kelowna). The first issue has an article by Don […]