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By Patty Wellborn on March 29, 2019
Now in its fourth year, the Pony Cabaret returns with a stellar line-up of local and west coast talent. Hosted by Miss Cookie LaWhore, Pony showcases performers across a variety of disciplines.
By Nathan Skolski on March 27, 2019
The often embraced ‘cheat day’ is a common theme in many diets and the popular ketogenic diet is no exception. But new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus says that just one 75-gram dose of glucose—the equivalent a large bottle of soda or a plate of fries—while on a high fat, low carbohydrate diet can lead to damaged blood vessels.
By Patty Wellborn on March 26, 2019
Members of the community are invited to attend a workshop where they will learn how to build a mason bee house for their garden.
By Patty Wellborn on March 25, 2019
Researchers at UBC have created the first-ever nanocomposite biomaterial heart-valve developed to reduce or eliminate complications related to heart transplants.
By Patty Wellborn on March 21, 2019
A national cyclist, former candidate in Canada’s astronaut program, and medical doctor is the keynote speaker at this year’s UBC Okanagan Heat Athletic Scholarship Breakfast, presented by RBC.
By Patty Wellborn on March 20, 2019
Students, faculty and the public are invited to watch UBC Okanagan’s top debaters tackle what may be the most controversial issue in Canada today—Be It Resolved That Canada Needs More Pipelines.
By Patty Wellborn on March 15, 2019
A captivating topic and plenty of passion propelled Cassidy Wallis into the winner’s circle at UBC Okanagan’s sixth annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.
By Patty Wellborn on March 14, 2019
While it’s not a case of reinventing the wheel, researchers are looking at ways to improve standard braking equipment on trains and cars.
By Nathan Skolski on March 13, 2019
With UBC Okanagan’s enrolment numbers set to surpass 10,000 students by September, the university has unveiled plans to build two new student residences adding 440 new beds to its campus housing inventory.
By Patty Wellborn on March 12, 2019
A UBC researcher says a tool to assess potential adoptive parents does not meet the needs of lesbian, gay or gender minority adults.