By Bud Mortenson on June 24, 2019
Extreme forest fires, urban flooding and severe storms make frequent headlines across Canada as these events become more prominent and destructive.
By Bud Mortenson on December 3, 2018
Indigenous leader Grand Chief Stewart Phillip received an honorary degree at the University of British Columbia’s fall convocation ceremony on November 28.
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By Bud Mortenson on August 3, 2017
A mid-summer evening of music captivated an estimated 700 concert-goers last night during the third-annual Opera Under the Stars at UBC Okanagan.
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 Bud Mortenson on May 5, 2017
The finest teachers at UBC’s Okanagan campus were honoured at a special event Thursday.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Management, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Learning, School of Engineering
By Bud Mortenson on July 21, 2015
‘Next-gen’ DNA sequencing of non-invasively collected hair expands field of conservation genetics
By Bud Mortenson on July 16, 2015
A global-scale collaborative study published this week in the prestigious journal Science shows that plant biodiversity within the world’s grasslands peaks at intermediate levels of productivity, lending support to a long-standing but controversial ecological hypothesis.
By Bud Mortenson on June 25, 2015
A new international charter was signed today by universities and colleges from around the world committed to bringing health promotion and sustainability into all their policies and practices.