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Faculty of Management acts on student concerns about course access

April 10, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags:

The Faculty of Management at UBC’s Okanagan campus is taking action on student concerns about changes to three accounting elective courses.

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Primatologist tells of the heart, soul, and struggle of the orangutan

April 10, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Primatologist Birutė Galdikas with a 1971 National Geographic cover where she was featured in a story about her work with orangutans in Borneo. Galdikas gave a community talk at the Kelowna Community Theatre Monday night as part of UBC’s Distinguished Speaker Series.

Scientist Birutė Galdikas inspired by four decades spent in the jungle.

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'Dig Your Neighbourhood' project digs into Rutland’s history, future

April 8, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

UBC’s Dig Your Neighbourhood Rutland team of student writers. Students pictured are: front row left to right: Stacy Schmidt, Jessica Klassen, Jessica Bonney, Becca MacDonald, Kelsey Andersen, Sasha Curry, Jade Hignett. Back row left to right: Harrison Crerar, Melissa Demale, Joe Dermo, Brittni MacKenzie-Dale, Nancy Holmes, Nik Vreugdenhil.

UBC's creative writing students capture the character of historic Kelowna district.

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Name change reflects institute’s research themes

April 4, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Lael Parrott, director of Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience and Ecosystem Services (BRAES)

BRAES a leader in eco research and environmental policy at UBC Okanagan

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Okanagan Short Story Contest winner to be announced April 22

March 28, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Alix Hawley

Visiting Author Alix Hawley to read from her works at UBC year-end literary event.

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UBC Okanagan to honour Nobel Laureate at June graduation

March 28, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags:

Jack Szostak (photo credit: Jussi Puikkonen)

Honorary degree recognizes Jack Szostak’s contributions to world of science.

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Caregiver support guide ready for public scrutiny

March 26, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases, Spotlight | Tags: , ,

Carole Robinson and Janelle Zerr

Student evaluates guide designed to help those caring for terminally-ill patients.

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We all need somebody to lean on

March 19, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases, Spotlight | Tags: ,

Patrick Seitzinger, Alexa Geddes, and Quinn Harris

Students launch peer-to-peer network at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

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UBC launches Spring Festival of culture and entertainment

March 18, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases, Spotlight | Tags: ,

Clare Bassett in Ballet Kelowna’s I Remember You. Photo credit: Glenna Turnbull Photography

Month-long celebration features student work, performances, professional shows.

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UBC Distinguished Speaker Series features primatologist Birutė Galdikas

March 18, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Birutė Galdikas

Hear personal stories from scientist’s four decades in the jungle with orangutans.

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