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Earlier this month, glacial environment students  from UBC Okanagan studied Palouse Falls in  Washington State. Spectacular as they are today,  the falls are only half as high as the torrent that  flowed through this area during an Ice Age megaflood.

Students Visit Catastrophic Landscape

Learning in the field for UBC Okanagan Earth and Environmental Sciences class A group of UBC Okanagan students delved into the Earth’s long-held geological secrets earlier this month, traveling to a spectacular landscape known to scientists as the Scablands, near the small town of Washtucna, Washington. There, the Palouse River cascades over stark rock cliffs […]

Career Services Manager Shawn  Swallow welcomes Okanagan businesses to attend  a special career fair on campus this fall

University Students Make Ready, Motivated Employees

Scholars offer a great solution in a help wanted business world UBC Okanagan’s Career Services team says help is on the way for the many Central Okanagan businesses posting help wanted signs these days. A career fair is being planned for early November to help businesses tap in to student employment, but employers don’t have […]

UBC grad Heather Cook

Nursing Calls

To be sure, Heather Cook has packed a lot of experiences into her four years as a nursing student in Kelowna. After a couple of years living on campus in student residences, she became a senior residence adviser. She was a founder of the nursing course union, and served as the Student Union’s vice president of student life, then as external coordinator – an oft-quoted student advocate and spokesperson.