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Employees at UBC’s Okanagan campus hear results of study into their healthy behaviours

February 27, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases

This February UBC's Be Well at Work project held a Study Celebration Wrap-up event at the Okanagan campus.

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University students open door for talks about mental health

February 27, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Christine Gregory, Alexa Geddes, Lauren Airth and Tanveer Gill

Four UBC students head to national Unleash the Noise summit.

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Student nurses, physicians solve emergency cases together

February 27, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Christine Gregory, Alison Leighton and Robyn Buna

Simulation lab provides health-care collaboration in a safe setting.

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Forget Mexico, many students use reading week to give back

February 19, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Nishat Tasnim

UBC Okanagan students participate in Days of Caring during annual break.

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Sliding to the top: UBC engineers among the best at toboggan race

February 19, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

UBC Okanagan’s Concrete Jungle team slides down the hill at the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race. The Engineers came home with an overall second-place finish.

Concrete toboggan team wins four trophies at engineering competition.

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UBC's Okanagan Wine Leaders Forum pairs with Bordeaux expertise

February 14, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Jacques-Olivier Pesme, international Director, KEDGE Business School of Bordeaux, France

International Director for KEDGE Business School visits Okanagan winemakers.

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Capri Insurance continues tradition of supporting UBC Heat athletes

February 14, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Capri Insurance’s Tim Miller, left, Heat volleyball player Jim Bell (2012 Capri Scholarship winner), Heat soccer player Devon Fleming-Frame, and Capri Insurance senior partner Robin Durrant, celebrate Capri’s continued support for UBC Heat athletes.

Burnaby’s Fleming-Frame recipient of this year’s Athletics Entrance Scholarship.

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Nordic scholars visit UBC to share urban sustainability ideas

February 7, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Anders Lund, Hansen, Edward Huijbens, Henrik Gutzon and Malene Freudendal-Pedersen

Nordic countries globally recognized as leaders in sustainable urban practices.

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Last call for entries in 16th annual Okanagan Short Story contest

February 5, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Gerry Shikatani

Top prize includes one-week residency at Woodhaven Eco Culture Centre.

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UBC Life-cycle Management Lab looks at total impact of buildings

February 5, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Kasun Hewage

Terms like sustainability, environmentally friendly, green, and recyclable have been around for decades. But when it comes to construction, are those labels applicable? Is there such a thing as an environmentally friendly highway project, or even a recyclable building? Engineers at UBC’s Okanagan School of Engineering think so. Assoc. Prof. Kasun Hewage says environmental concerns [...]

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