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UBC Okanagan in final phase of Canada West membership bid

This last step is a biggie. On Monday (Feb. 2), UBC Okanagan’s bid for membership in the Canada West Universities Athletics Association (CWUAA) will be presented to the full Canada West board at the association’s regular winter meeting in Calgary. “This is our final step of the application process and our only opportunity to present […]

Depression: new study asks why guys "tough it out"

Masculinity is standing in the way of some men’s mental health, and a new study by researchers at UBC’s Okanagan and Vancouver campuses hopes to find out why.

Canadian novelists and poets featured in UBC Okanagan’s Spring Reading Series

A diverse and exciting line-up of Canadian writers will be reading at The Lake: A Reading Series, presented by the Department of Creative Studies at UBC Okanagan from February to early April. Most of the readings will take place on the UBC Okanagan campus, with one at the downtown Kelowna branch of the Okanagan Regional […]

Okanagan legal community funds scholarship for UBC Okanagan students pursuing law

UBC Okanagan students with their sights on a law degree may benefit from a new scholarship fund supported by several members of the Okanagan Bar Association. The Okanagan Bar Association Endowed Entrance Award will be available annually to a UBC Okanagan undergraduate student who has been accepted into the UBC Vancouver Faculty of Law. UBC law […]

A UBC Okanagan Heat jersey was presented to Capri Insurance on Friday night, commemorating the creation of a new scholarship endowment for student-athletes at the university. Dr. Doug Owram, Deputy Vice Chancellor (left) and Rob Johnson, UBC Okanagan's director of athletics and recreation (right), presented the jersey to Christopher Rigg, Tim Miller and Robin Durrant of Capri Insurance.

UBC Okanagan athletics scholarship created by Capri Insurance

Capri Insurance has created a new scholarship tailored to attract top student-athletes to UBC Okanagan. The university announced Friday night that Capri Insurance has established an endowment that will provide a $2,500 scholarship each year, renewable for four years, to help top scholars who are also top athletes attend UBC Okanagan. “This new scholarship will […]

Renowned Polish Holocaust author Bożena Shallcross speaks at UBC Okanagan

Bożena Shallcross, a renowned author and expert on 20th century Polish literature and visual arts, will present a talk on Holocaust Objects on January 27 at UBC Okanagan. In her talk, Shallcross explores the profound significance behind the millions of objects that bear witness to the Holocaust, and how these objects provide not only symbols and […]

UBC Okanagan features exhibit commemorating fall of Berlin Wall

A touring photo exhibit commemorating the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall will be on display at UBC Okanagan from January 19 to 23. The exhibit, Icons of A Border Installation: Photographic Search for Traces in Today’s Berlin, was given life in 2006 by students of the University of Paderborn in Germany to […]

From left: UBC Okanagan nursing students Tara Miller, Cherie Bedford, Nicole Arnt and their Global Nursing Citizens group are hosting a black-tie soiree on Feb. 6 to raise money for a variety of community development projects in African countries.

UBC Okanagan students holding Valentine's fundraiser for African projects

A black-tie Valentine’s soiree is being planned for February 6 to support UBC Okanagan nursing students working to bring sustainable community development projects to impoverished African communities. Hosted by UBC Okanagan’s Global Nursing Citizens (GNC), and featuring Andy and TJ of Silk-FM, A World of Hearts takes place at Summerhill Winery, and proceeds go directly to […]

Artists Cardiff and Miller present illustrated lecture at UBC Okanagan Jan. 22

Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, two of Canada’s most widely acclaimed artists on the international stage, will speak at UBC Okanagan on Jan. 22. Cardiff and Miller’s multi-media and interdisciplinary conceptual art practice includes productions combining video, sculpture, audio, installation, and performance art. Since representing Canada at the 49th Biennale, in Venice, Italy, in […]