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.
By Patty Wellborn on December 5, 2019
Each year UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, in association with the Visual Arts Course Union, hosts a fundraiser and gala event that celebrates the work of local artists.
By Patty Wellborn on December 2, 2019
Planets, poverty, peace and powerful batteries. The science and activism behind all of these are tied together this year by the lasting legacy of Alfred Nobel’s annual recognition for game-changes.
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By Patty Wellborn on November 22, 2019
Technology is everywhere—including on the minds of parents and caregivers who are struggling to balance screen time with other activities for their young children.
By Patty Wellborn on November 21, 2019
Ariel Smith, a Southern Medical Program student at UBC Okanagan has seen first-hand the impacts of the opioid overdose crisis on Okanagan communities.
By Nathan Skolski on November 15, 2019
UBC’s Okanagan campus will be host to Kelowna City Council as they hold their first-ever official city council meeting away from City Hall. Mayor Colin Basran and Kelowna's eight city councillors will be on campus for the meeting, which is free and open to the public.
By Patty Wellborn on November 14, 2019
UBC Okanagan’s third annual Community Water Forum will host a panel of experts who will explore how forests and water interact and the role restoration can play in creating more resilient ecosystems.
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.