By Patty Wellborn on April 26, 2018
While some may think a ‘knock-off’ product is morally wrong, new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus demonstrates that for some cultures ‘unethical’ consumption is a virtue.
By Patty Wellborn on April 18, 2018
Kelowna’s Brittni MacKenzie-Dale is the winner of this year’s Okanagan Short Story Contest. Organized and partially-sponsored by UBC Okanagan, the contest is an annual writing competition open to fiction writers in British Columbia’s Southern Interior.
By Nathan Skolski on April 16, 2018
Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus are using advanced computer simulations to model how air flows into the deepest regions of the lungs and uncover how the early stages of emphysema can impact a patient’s ability to take in oxygen.
By Nathan Skolski on April 6, 2018
Aggressive expansion in a region experiencing high residential growth – achieved by purchasing and partnering with an established company to recreate high-end and tailored service delivery that meets contractors’ needs.
By Patty Wellborn on April 6, 2018
UBC Okanagan held its annual athletic scholarship breakfast on Friday where inspiration took centre-stage.
By Nathan Skolski on April 4, 2018
UBC Okanagan announced today that the great hall in its new Teaching and Learning Centre building will bear the name of distinguished entrepreneur and retired Canadian senator Hon. Ross Fitzpatrick.
By Patty Wellborn on March 15, 2018
A new UBC study is using a high-altitude expedition to better understand how reduced oxygen levels affect the brain and whether antioxidant supplements—commonly sold and marketed as a remedy for altitude sickness—are effective.
By Nathan Skolski on March 14, 2018
UBC researcher Barb Pesut has spent her career working on ways to improve the quality of end-of-life healthcare, especially for people in rural communities. Pesut, a professor in the School of Nursing at UBC’s Okanagan campus, is the Canada Research Chair in Health, Ethics and Diversity.
By Nathan Skolski on March 13, 2018
UBC’s Border Free Bees research project is encouraging local residents to 'bee' friendly this summer.