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UBC Management students win high praise from Totalamber CEO

April 20, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases, Spotlight | Tags: , ,

Douglas Canning, Siqi Tan, Faculty of Management Dean Roger Sugden, Aneeq Siddiqui, Totalamber CEO Alan O’Neill, Regina Gonzalez Garcia, Davis Yates, Argus Properties CEO Ted Callahan, and David Kuhn pose with the Argus Cup at the Live Case Challenge.

Argus Cup Live Case Challenge impresses visiting international entrepreneur.

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Management student becomes UBC Okanagan’s Ch’nook Scholar

April 13, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases, Spotlight | Tags: , ,

Candice Loring is only the second UBC Okanagan student to be named a Ch’nook Scholar.

Candice Loring had many reasons to give up on education but never did.

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Whitecaps soccer legend encourages player support and development

April 10, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases, Spotlight | Tags: ,

Angela Brown, Valley First’s Assistant Vice-President, Marketing, Engagement and Community Investment, was presented with a special thank-you trophy from student Manny Straith, left, Whitecaps president Bob Lenarduzzi, and UBC Okanagan’s Director of Athletics and Recreation Rob Johnson. Valley First Credit Union has sponsored the Athletics Scholarship breakfast for the past 10 years.

Bob Lenarduzzi speaks at Valley First/UBC Okanagan Athletics Scholarship breakfast

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Themed living communities help UBC students feel at home

April 9, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases, Spotlight | Tags:

The annual dessert buffet is one of many events organized by resident students on campus to raise funds for local charities.

Students living on campus are connected by more than their street addresses.

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UBC Everest research shows impacts on cardiovascular health

April 7, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases, Spotlight | Tags: , ,

Ryan Hoiland, graduate student in the School of Health and Exercises, conducts breathing and blood-flow testing on volunteer Stirling Steeves at UBC’s Centre for Heart, Lung and Vascular Health.

Grad student’s findings add to knowledge about blood flow and breathing.

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UBC Okanagan opens display area for controversial art work

April 2, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Public display of art may make some uncomfortable, but may also open debate.

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Kamloops writer wins top prize in Okanagan Short Story Contest

March 30, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

More than 90 entries received in annual writers’ competition.

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Dads in Gear program kicks off in Kelowna, Abbotsford and Nanaimo

March 10, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Joan Bottorff

UBC project enables dads to reduce and quit smoking.

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Engineering professor is UBC Okanagan Researcher of the Year

March 6, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , ,

UBC Okanagan faculty Researcher of the Year Abbas Milani, right, discusses his work with student Andrew Olson.

Trio of student researchers also recognized at Celebrate Research Week gala.

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UBC welcomes Writer-in-Residence Marie Clements

March 5, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Marie Clements is UBC’s 2015 Writer in Residence.

Okanagan writers have opportunity for one-on-one critiques.

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