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Experts in the spotlight during UBC Okanagan research showcase

University's celebrate research week set for march 7 to 14 Chronic health problems such as obesity, heart disease and depression are front and centre during one of the public events featured in UBC Okanagan’s Celebrate Research Week, March 7 to 14. Managing lifestyle for better health: Choices that impact our physical and mental well-being, a free […]

The spring 2008 Job Fair at UBC Okanagan last March was a very busy event.

UBC Okanagan Job Fair more important than ever for employers

“Help wanted” signs may not be as common in Okanagan business windows and roadside signs as they once were, but Shawn Swallow knows they’ll be back. A slowing economy has reduced the number of jobs being filled these days, but that has opened up new opportunities for employers seeking university students, says Swallow, associate director […]

Engineering students Scott Ghomeshi and Chris Lambert through the metal frame of the UBCO Motorsports race car they and classmates are building.

UBC Okanagan students build Formula race car for California competition

UBC Okanagan engineering students are raising funds to travel to California in June with a Formula-style race car they have designed and constructed for the Formula SAE® international student design competition. Fourth-year Engineering student Scott Ghomeshi first discovered the competition during a trip to the UBC campus in Vancouver where, as a first-year student, he […]

Pride flag raised: OutWeek 2009 underway at UBC Okanagan

A flag-raising ceremony at noon Monday opened the third-annual OutWeek at UBC Okanagan. This week, Feb. 9 to 13, features events each day to celebrate diversity and raise awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, transsexual, two-spirit, and intersex (LGBTQTTI) issues. Activities include public readings, on-campus information presentations, and a celebration of art, music and […]

Mentors discuss careers in management with Okanagan students Feb. 6

High-school, college and UBC Okanagan students and young alumni will have a chance to hear about career possibilities from experienced managers next week, when the Interior Savings UBC Okanagan Mentoring Luncheon Series kicks off its spring sessions. The Friday, Feb. 6, mentoring luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m.  to 1:30 p.m. at the Coast […]