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By Bud Mortenson on April 29, 2011
A trio of outstanding teachers from the fields of biology, engineering and sociology were honoured...
By Bud Mortenson on April 27, 2011
UBC Human Kinetics Assistant Professor Neil Eves and Master of Science student Graeme Koelwyn are conducting research that examines...
By Bud Mortenson on April 26, 2011
Students at UBC's Okanagan campus joined with faculty, staff, UBC Students' Union Okanagan and the wider community over the past several weeks to raise funds to assist the Japan earthquake relief effort. Through bake sales, a Festival of a Thousand Cranes, and other events on campus and in the community, the students have raised $7,160. […]
By Bud Mortenson on April 21, 2011
According to the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines, to achieve health benefits, adults aged 18 to 64 should accumulate at least 150 minutes of aerobic physical activity per week. But is there a way for the average adult to achieve the same health benefits in less time while increasing their enjoyment of exercise? This is the […]
By Jody Jacob on April 15, 2011
Third-year engineering student Audrey Siebert-Timmer is one of five women across Canada who will receive a $5,000 scholarship from the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF). Siebert-Timmer will travel to Halifax in May to receive her award. She will also serve as an ambassador of CEMF and present to youth at Okanagan high schools with the […]
By Jody Jacob on April 13, 2011
On April 28, UBC's Okanagan campus will host the third annual Holocaust and Genocide Education Forum, bringing together community members, UBC scholars, students from Grades 11 and 12, and victims of genocide or the Holocaust in a discussion of the causes and consequences of genocide. The forum aims to use education and self-awareness to prevent […]
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By Bud Mortenson on April 12, 2011
Sociology professor Luis L. M. Aguiar is studying how climate change is impacting labour processes in the corporate agricultural food industry.
By Bud Mortenson on April 8, 2011
Applications expected to top 5,000. Interest from Lower Mainland up 45 per cent Applications for admission to undergraduate programs at UBC’s Okanagan campus are expected to top 5,000 this spring, roughly 2.5 times the volume the university saw in 2005, the first year of operation for the Okanagan campus. “Demand is particularly strong for Nursing, […]
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By Jody Jacob on April 7, 2011
UBC students taking a third-year Human Computer Interaction course have been working with seven non-profit organizations to...