By Patty Wellborn on November 14, 2019
A special working relationship between a UBC grad student, the RCMP and the Kelowna Child Advocacy Centre may lead to enhanced support and faster treatment for victims of child abuse.
By Patty Wellborn on November 13, 2019
The Inspired Word Café is a community-based arts organization that plans training, workshops and poetic and literary readings. Organizers are now teaming up with UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies and the City of Kelowna to host a series of public readings and open mic sessions.
By Patty Wellborn on November 8, 2019
UBC Okanagan is hosting A Queer Century, an exhibition of books and other literature currently on loan from UBC Vancouver’s rare books and special collections department.
By Patty Wellborn on November 7, 2019
UBC Okanagan nursing students are organizing a gala evening of food and entertainment as a fundraising initiative for the university’s Global Health Practicum program.
By Patty Wellborn on November 6, 2019
Maintaining a grateful perspective on life can be difficult even at the best of times. But how does one find gratitude when faced with significant adversity and personal tragedy?
By Patty Wellborn on November 5, 2019
Students, faculty and staff at UBC Okanagan with gather with members of the Royal Canadian Legion and the British Columbia Dragoons Thursday to mark Remembrance Day.
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By Patty Wellborn on October 30, 2019
Regardless of medical and lifestyle improvements, Statistics Canada reports that the average life expectancy for males (80) is still a few years shorter than women (84)—meaning that generally, wives still outlive their husbands by a number of years.
By Patty Wellborn on October 23, 2019
UBC Okanagan’s Executive Chef Shelley Robinson joined the campus community earlier this year. She is committed to creating healthy choices for all meals and has rejuvenated the eating experience for students, faculty and staff. Along with spicing up the food options on campus, she is keenly aware of the importance of sustainable, locally sourced and certified Fairtrade food products.
By Patty Wellborn on October 16, 2019
Prussian naturalist Alexander von Humboldt began his celebrated expedition through the New World in 1799. During his travels, he explored the Americas widely, journeying to several countries including Venezuela, Cuba and the United States.
By Patty Wellborn on October 1, 2019
The birds and the bees can mean many things to many people. For a group of UBC Okanagan biology professors, however, they mean a great fundraising opportunity.