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Wisdom Tettey to lead arts and sciences faculty at UBC Okanagan

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

Prof. Wisdom Tettey, Dean of the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences

Prof. Wisdom Tettey has been appointed Dean of the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences.

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UBC professor chairs national committee on historical preservation

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

UBC history professor Doug Owram, FRSC, has chaired a report that examines Canada’s need to keep up with the digital revolution.

Experts look at ways for libraries and museums to digitally preserve history

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UBC students examine social phenomenon of Cristiano Ronaldo

February 5, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases, Spotlight | Tags: , ,

Ronaldo is everywhere. This photo was taken by UBC’s Luis LM Aguiar at a downtown Seattle mural.

How does this globally known footballer affect society, and why should we care?

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Whitecaps president Lenarduzzi keynote speaker at annual breakfast

February 3, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Vancouver Whitecaps president Bob Lenarduzzi is the keynote speaker at the Valley First/UBC Okanagan Athletics Scholarship Breakfast.

Valley First UBC Okanagan Athletics Scholarship Breakfast set for April 10.

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New Year, new research offers hope for curbing old habits

January 27, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Mary Jung, assistant professor with the School of Health and Exercise Sciences.

UBC prof. provides five tactics for sticking with a healthy exercise routine.

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Award-winning Jay Ingram speaks about the science of Alzheimer’s

January 26, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Award-winning writer and broadcaster Jay Ingram is UBC Okanagan’s next distinguished speaker. He will discuss the science of Alzheimer’s on Wednesday, February 25 at the Kelowna Community Theatre.

UBC Okanagan’s Distinguished Speaker Series tackles mystery of the tragic illness.

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UBC’s Recreation team lands professional western conference

January 23, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

UBC Okanagan’s Recreation Fitness Coordinator Crystal Westgate and Heat soccer player Logan Ellis in the Hangar.

Western Canadian Campus Recreation Conference comes to the Okanagan.

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UBC Okanagan launches revised Master of Science in Nursing program

January 21, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Erin McPhee was the first student to register for UBC Okanagan’s revised Master of Science in Nursing program.

School of Nursing introduces new blended learning format to graduate students.

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UBC students wear denim and take a stand against sexual assault

January 20, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases

UBC Okanagan students Alan Freund, Andry Ramorasata, Lauren Gaudet, and Mallory Herzog are ready with stickers and brochures for Denim Day on campus Wednesday, January 21. Denim Day is part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month on campus

Denim Days comes to campus with Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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UBC engineers develop biochem point-of-care lab for smartphones

January 20, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

With the smartphone lab prototype, from left, Engineering Instructor Ali Ahmadi, PhD Candidate Mohamed Yafia Salem, Assoc. Prof. Homayoun Najjaran, and mechanical engineering student Jessica Van Brummelen

UBC Okanagan takes lab on a chip technology to a new inexpensive level.

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