By Patty Wellborn on September 2, 2011
Information about individual faculties, deans, schools, new academic staff and more.
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By Darren Handschuh on August 3, 2011
Fundraiser will aid pesticide-free garden project The Preservation Farm Initiative is looking for public support to keep growing. The initiative, a collection of student and faculty researchers committed to researching, growing, and sharing the benefits of naturally grown, pesticide-free produce, will be holding a launch party and silent auction fundraiser on Tuesday Aug. 9 in the […]
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By Patty Wellborn on June 24, 2011
Learning technologists from around the world are in Kelowna next week for the 6th annual International Conference on e-Learning (ICEL).
By Darren Handschuh on June 22, 2011
Cooking demonstrations a popular event One of the finest chefs in the land will be trading his kitchen for the surroundings of the Kelowna Farmers' and Crafters' Market this Saturday June 25. Award-winning chef Mathew Morazain will be cooking up some tasty treats as part of the University of British Columbia's Continuing Studies Culinary Showcase. […]
By Patty Wellborn on June 17, 2011
UBC’s Okanagan campus has diversity of partnership projects.
By Bud Mortenson on April 26, 2011
Students at UBC's Okanagan campus joined with faculty, staff, UBC Students' Union Okanagan and the wider community over the past several weeks to raise funds to assist the Japan earthquake relief effort. Through bake sales, a Festival of a Thousand Cranes, and other events on campus and in the community, the students have raised $7,160. […]
By Bud Mortenson on April 1, 2011
Next week will be a busy time for engineering students at UBC’s Okanagan campus, as first-, second- and fourth-year students present major projects in three public showcases. Second-year Engineering students will race hovercraft they've designed and built next Thursday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the gymnasium at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Fourth-year […]
By Bud Mortenson on March 29, 2011
Robyn Bourgeois, an expert on violence against Aboriginal women and girls in Canada, will lead a discussion about Aboriginal women and the politics of prostitution this Thursday afternoon at UBC's Okanagan campus. Currently teaching courses at both UBC's Okanagan campus and Okanagan College, Bourgeois is also completing a PhD at the University of Toronto, researching […]
By Bud Mortenson on March 18, 2011
As World Water Day approaches on March 22, UBC experts are available to comment on pressing global issues related to water, including: Water quality and conservation Water use and consumption Water security and politics Privatization and pricing Climate change implications Glaciology and hydrology OKANAGAN CAMPUS Asst. Prof. Mina Hoorfar School of Engineering, Okanagan campus Tel: […]