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Youth Poetry Slam Camp features spoken-word poet Kevan Cameron

This summer's Poetry Slam Camp at UBC's Okanagan campus will feature a slam performance and workshop with the renowned spoken-word poet Kevan Cameron, also known as "Scruffmouth." This event will take place July 23 to 25 and is sponsored by the Creative Studies Department of the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, and CanWest's Raise-a-Reader […]

UBC's Okanagan campus to double in size

UBC's Okanagan campus to double in size

The University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus will soon double its land area, as the UBC Board of Governors today approved the $8.78-million purchase of 103.6 ha. (256 acres) of North Glenmore farmland from the City of Kelowna.

UBC Board re-appoints Toope to second term as President and Vice Chancellor

The Board of Governors of The University of British Columbia has reappointed Prof. Stephen J. Toope to a second term of five years as President and Vice Chancellor.

UBC Faculty of Management and Sauder School of Business now in alliance

The Faculty of Management at UBC's Okanagan campus and the Sauder School of Business at UBC's Vancouver campus have established an alliance that will further open doors for research innovation, resource efficiencies, career service expansion and student opportunities. The alliance capitalizes on each faculty's unique strengths -- the heritage of business education at the Vancouver […]

Gonzales contributes to Indigenous and agricultural research

Gonzales contributes to Indigenous and agricultural research

Increasingly well-known for his contributions to Indigenous research and agriculture, over the past two months Tirso Gonzales has been invited to two major international gatherings to share his perspectives with researchers and policy-makers from around the world. Gonzales, assistant professor of Indigenous studies, recently returned from the 2010 Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development […]