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By Matthew Grant on February 16, 2016
UBC researchers have developed a tool that is designed to help small to medium-sized cities and towns address the challenges posed by aging drinking water infrastructure in Canada.
By Patty Wellborn on February 16, 2016
UBC Okanagan’s AlterKnowledge Discussion Series will host a public reading and discussion with Bev Sellars, author of They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at Indian Residential School.
By Patty Wellborn on February 15, 2016
UBC researcher Barb Pesut’s tenure as Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Health, Ethics, and Diversity has been renewed for a further five years.
By Matthew Grant on February 15, 2016
Pioneering astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar, global economist Dambisa Moyo and water scientist David Schindler will be recognized with UBC Centennial honorary degrees during UBC Okanagan’s graduation ceremonies June 9 and 10.
By Patty Wellborn on February 12, 2016
Created and performed by Tara Travis, the hit stage comedy The Unfortunate Ruth brings to UBC’s University Theatre a tale about parallel universes, sisterly bonds, and self-actualization.
By Matthew Grant on February 12, 2016
In his new book, Exploring Effective System Responses to Homelessness, UBC Okanagan's Carey Doberstein says the solution requires an integrated system response from multiple players.
By Matthew Grant on February 11, 2016
Imagine if the picture window in your living room could double as a giant thermostat or big screen TV. A discovery by researchers at the University of British Columbia has brought us one step closer to this becoming a reality.
By Patty Wellborn on February 10, 2016
The growth of the global private security industry is transforming the international political landscape. Across the globe, private security personnel now frequently outnumber public forces and play increasingly central roles in security provision and governance.
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By Matthew Grant on February 9, 2016
UBC Okanagan’s widely popular Walk, ‘n Talk for your Life program — that creates exercise and safe social settings for local seniors — is branching out.