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By Patty Wellborn on June 6, 2017
UBC’s Okanagan campus is celebrating not only the accomplishments of its students during convocation this week but also the unique work of Canadian artist Alex Janvier.
By Nathan Skolski on June 5, 2017
For many, it’s one of the biggest milestones of their lives—graduating from university. At UBC’s Okanagan campus, nearly 1,650 students will reach that milestone this week as the university gears up for six convocation ceremonies.
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By Jill Dickau on May 30, 2017
Teachers believe they have considerable influence on student kindness in the classroom but according to a new study from UBC’s Okanagan campus, this influence seems to decline as students get older.
By Bud Mortenson on May 26, 2017
Members of a newly formed Enactus UBC Okanagan team received national recognition competing in their first Enactus Canada National Exposition earlier this month.
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By Nathan Skolski on May 25, 2017
A recent study from UBC’s Okanagan campus identifies new genetic markers in sockeye salmon that can help improve management of fish populations.
By Patty Wellborn on May 24, 2017
In today’s Information Age, media is everywhere. As the digital revolution continues to unfold and new global markets emerge, new media has become a growing economic influence.
By Patty Wellborn on May 19, 2017
A gift from the Colin and Lois Pritchard Foundation supports new diagnostic equipment at Kelowna General Hospital and a Biology Co-op education program at UBC Okanagan.
By Jill Dickau on May 19, 2017
At this time last year, the fate of Osoyoos Secondary School was dire. Due to challenges with declining enrolment, the school was scheduled to close. However, the Rural Education Enhancement Fund provided funding and the school remains open.
By Patty Wellborn on May 18, 2017
A diverse group of university students from across BC and Canada recently spent a week in rural BC to inspire high school students to pursue future careers in healthcare.
By Christine Zeindler on May 16, 2017
The evidence is clear. Physical activity is associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease, says a panel of researchers and not-for-profit leaders, led by UBC’s Okanagan campus.