By Patty Wellborn on January 17, 2019
In our increasingly interconnected world, people around the globe choose to move for many different reasons. Some do so in order to escape poverty, war or persecutions. Others seek new opportunities through jobs, study, family reunion or improve their quality of life.
By Patty Wellborn on January 7, 2019
Get set for a month of visual art, live theatre and music as the Living Things International Arts Festival takes the stage.
By Patty Wellborn on November 29, 2018
On December 10, thousands of miles away from the Okanagan, world leaders will gather in both Stockholm and Oslo to watch the 2018 Nobel Prizes be officially awarded.
By Nathan Skolski on November 26, 2018
The Okanagan Research Forum invites the community to listen to experts and take part in an open discussion about the future of food production in the Okanagan.
By Nathan Skolski on November 20, 2018
First-year engineering students at UBC Okanagan have been tasked with solving a pressing need that may save lives.
By Nathan Skolski on November 16, 2018
Conservational ecologist Corey Bradshaw, professor at Flinders University, comes from an eclectic background. Growing up as the son of a trapper in Canada, he had the opportunity to form a unique view of the environment. From his childhood experiences, he learned that without intact environmental functions, precious resources quickly degrade or disappear.
By Nathan Skolski on November 15, 2018
For the next two Tuesdays, children and dogs are going to take over the foyer of the Engineering, Management, Education (EME) building at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
By Patty Wellborn on November 9, 2018
On world diabetes day, one of UBC Okanagan’s leading diabetes researchers will talk about prevention programs at a special event.
By Patty Wellborn on November 7, 2018
This November marks 100 years since armistice and this week the UBC Okanagan campus community will gather in the central courtyard and remember Canada’s fallen.
Posted in Media Advisory
By Patty Wellborn on October 26, 2018
Thanks to technology, the world of work is changing. A new wave of disruption is impacting traditional jobs, industries and business models. Canadians are increasingly employed in non-traditional industries, working flexible hours and using technology to change the way they work.