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Okanagan's education and industry sectors taking action on fuelling tomorrow’s economy

The workforce of tomorrow will need a lot more people trained in engineering and sciences, and the Okanagan’s K-PhD educational institutions and industry are taking on the challenge. To avert a looming skills shortage, they’re encouraging more students to pursue their interests in science and technology. The first-ever Engineering, Science and Technology Education Symposium is […]

The Lake: A Reading Series features three Okanagan writers Mar. 26

Three Okanagan writers are the next featured readers in The Lake: A Reading Series, presented by UBC Okanagan. Valerie Stenson, Jake Kennedy and Jason Dewintez will team up for the final literary evening of the academic year on Wednesday, March 26, 7 p.m. at the downtown Kelowna branch of the Okanagan Regional Library, 1380 Ellis St. […]

Bring water to share at World Water Day opening ceremony at UBC Okanagan

A few drops will do. A First Nations Gathering-of-Waters ceremony is planned for World Water Day opening ceremonies Mar. 25 at UBC Okanagan, and the public is invited to get involved by bringing small samples of water. “We are asking everyone to bring a vial of water to contribute,” says Dr. John Wagner, Assistant Professor […]