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Okanagan Language instructor Richard Armstrong stands with one of the new street signs on UBC's Okanagan campus. The Penticton Indian Band member is a driving force in keeping the culture of the Okanagan Nation alive for future generations.

Aboriginal language now on UBC campus street signs

Visitors to UBC's Okanagan campus in Kelowna will get a bilingual experience while travelling the campus roads. New street signs feature both English and Nsyilxcen, the traditional language spoken by the Okanagan's original people. "UBC Okanagan is located in the traditional territory of the Okanagan Nation," says Lyle Mueller, Director, Aboriginal Programs and Services. "It […]

Biology graduate student Natalie Melaschenko travelled to Kenya in 2009 to study field techniques at the Mpala Research Centre.

Biology graduate program asks students to confront humanity's questions

The Biology Graduate Program established three years ago at UBC's Okanagan campus is already earning a reputation for student excellence. About a third of the 15 master's degree and six PhD students currently enrolled in the Biology Graduate Program are recipients of major external fellowships, such as the highly competitive Natural Sciences and Engineering Research […]

2010 Celebrate Research Week Video Features

2010 Celebrate Research Week Video Features

Enjoy the following video features highlighting outstanding researchers at UBC's Okanagan campus. The videos were produced for Celebrate Research Week in March 2010. Researcher of the Year: Michael Evans Researcher of the Year: Susan Murch Provost's Award for Public Education Through Media: Chris Schneider Featured Researcher Vignettes: Brent McFerran Featured Researcher Vignettes: Nancy Holmes Featured […]

UBC Okanagan workshop explores writing fiction as a career

Experts share advice and tips at free public session Mar. 30 Want to turn a writing passion into a career? The Department of Creative Studies at UBC Okanagan invites the public to join editor Chris Labonté as he discusses the ins and outs of building a career as a fiction writer. Labonté, who is Acquiring […]

UBC Okanagan performance class presents student experiences in Inside Out

UBC Okanagan performance class presents student experiences in Inside Out

Audiences will get a rare inside perspective on university student experiences as an Interdisciplinary Performance class at UBC Okanagan presents Inside Out: Confessions of a Student Body from April 9 to 11. "Students challenged themselves to tell their stories and share their passions and secrets with the audience," says Denise Kenney, assistant professor of creative […]

UBC Okanagan workshop explores writing fiction as a career

Experts share advice and tips at free public session Mar. 30 Want to turn a writing passion into a career? The Department of Creative Studies at UBC Okanagan invites the public to join editor Chris Labonté as he discusses the ins and outs of building a career as a fiction writer. Labonté, who is Acquiring […]

Saskatchewan high school students Dilynn Kehler, left, and Tayler Daniels are visiting UBC Okanagan this week to work in a scientific lab with Professor Louise Nelson.

Competition winners spend week with UBC Okanagan research lab

Two First Nation high school students from Saskatchewan visit Kelowna to learn about food research Two high school students from Saskatchewan are on an all-expenses paid internship to UBC Okanagan to work in a scientific lab with Louise Nelson, Associate Dean, Research and Strategic Planning at UBC Okanagan. Tayler Daniels from Duck Lake and Dilynn […]