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James Orbinski presents Vernon talk on humanitarian action in the 21st century

World-renowned writer, physician and humanitarian Dr. James Orbinski will visit Vernon on Nov. 7 to discuss his book, An Imperfect Offering: Humanitarian Action in the 21st Century. Orbinski’s talk is presented by UBC Okanagan’s Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series. One of the founders of the Canadian […]

Artificial turf field under construction at UBC Okanagan

UBC Okanagan is replacing the natural grass sports field on campus with artificial turf, which will result in a much longer playing season for UBC Okanagan students and community athletes, while conserving water. “In the spring of 2007 the UBC Okanagan Athletics department completed a comprehensive business plan that determined the biggest need for outdoor […]