By Nathan Skolski on March 4, 2020
International Women’s Day, a day set aside to mark the achievements of women, is Sunday, March 8.
By Nathan Skolski on February 28, 2020
Making difficult concepts accessible and understandable for everyone is hard enough, but to do it in less than seven minutes is an especially unique challenge. That’s the idea behind Relax-a-Cucha, an event organized every two years by the Institute for Community Engaged Research (ICER) at UBC Okanagan.
By Patty Wellborn on January 30, 2020
Walls are everywhere. Although hardly noticed, they define who is legitimate and who is not. Whether someone is inside or outside the walls of a home, office, prison, public building or a border wall, it affects their identity and its legitimacy.
By Christine Zeindler on January 24, 2020
Almost 10 years ago, Bell launched “Let’s Talk”, an initiative to promote awareness and positive change in the mental health of Canadians.
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By Patty Wellborn on January 21, 2020
The spoken word, in any language, can be a powerful thing. But how does each word, each sentence, our tone, the context—indeed our language—impact how we think.
By Patty Wellborn on January 16, 2020
As a special fundraising event, UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) organizes a gala evening where good luck plays a part in who takes home which piece of art.
By Nathan Skolski on January 9, 2020
For many, the question of who to bring along in order to rebuild human civilization during a zombie apocalypse has gone unanswered for too long. Now, six UBC Okanagan professors, all from different fields of expertise, aim to settle the issue once and for all—or at least until next year—as they prepare for the second annual Life Raft Debate.
By Patty Wellborn on January 9, 2020
Artists interested in UBC Okanagan’s visual arts program are invited to attend a special class with a professor to learn about the program and find out how to put a portfolio together.