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Day of reconciliation discussion during Racism Matters week

A major public symposium in Kelowna on Friday, March 20, will focus on mending the tarnished relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canada – a relationship that has survived Canada’s residential school system but remains challenged by that legacy. Reconciliation: History and Future in Our Midst is a day of events closing out Racism Matters week, which […]

UBC Okanagan's researcher of the year Heinz Bauschke and fellow researchers Yves Lucet, left, and Shawn Wang, right, have established the Optimization, Convex Analysis and Nonsmooth Analysis (OCANA) group at UBC Okanagan. (photo by Tim Swanky)

Mathematician Heinz Bauschke is UBC Okanagan Researcher of the Year

Heinz Bauschke knows the power of a teacher's encouragement. One of Canada's top researchers in the field of optimization -- the mathematics of finding the optimal solution to a given problem -- Bauschke was named UBC Okanagan's Researcher of the Year on Thursday night. And although his research today is far from elementary, his passion […]

UBC Okanagan celebrates World Water Day with four days of events, March 24-27

UBC Okanagan commemorates World Water Day with four days of events from March 24 to 27. Started by the United Nations in 1992, World Water Day is recognized and celebrated internationally on March 22 as a day of action to promote the importance of water as a resource and a basic human right. “Nothing is […]