By Patty Wellborn on November 7, 2018
When Hong Kong was handed over to China in 1997, it opened consumer opportunities that the residents of China had never previously accessed. Now, tensions continue to escalate, as those who live there feel invaded by those who shop there.
By Patty Wellborn on October 3, 2018
A perennial favourite for countless Canadians during Thanksgiving is the iconic turkey dinner. And while turkeys are well known for their meat, it is virtually unheard of to eat their eggs.
By Patty Wellborn on December 7, 2017
In a new study published in Nature, a team of international researchers have discovered the answer to a scientific mystery that has gone unsolved in the Amazon Rainforest for the past 10 years.
By Nathan Skolski on November 15, 2017
J.J. had a choice. Continue to consume a daily cocktail of diabetes medication or change the way he eats.
By Nathan Skolski on November 10, 2017
The UBC Okanagan community gathered on November 9 for its 12th annual Remembrance Day service. Students, faculty and staff came together in the central courtyard and heard from a number of speakers before observing two minutes of silence.
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By Nathan Skolski on September 5, 2017
The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, will host a Town Hall at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus this Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.
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By Nathan Skolski on July 24, 2017
UBC’s Okanagan campus began housing 25 firefighters and their equipment today in its summer residence accommodations as part its continued support of the BC wildfire emergency effort.
By Pieter Uni on July 14, 2017
A trio of UBC Okanagan researchers have each been awarded the UBC Killam Doctoral Scholarship, marking the first time in three years any nominee from UBC’s Okanagan campus has captured the most prestigious award available to graduate students.
By Simone Blais on June 15, 2017
Normally the torch is passed down through generations. But for the Heydari family, the experience at UBC’s Okanagan campus has inspired a mother to follow her daughter’s footsteps.
By Bud Mortenson on May 26, 2017
Members of a newly formed Enactus UBC Okanagan team received national recognition competing in their first Enactus Canada National Exposition earlier this month.
Posted in News Features | Tagged Economics, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Management, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Philosophy, Political Science, School of Engineering, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, School of Nursing, SoE Spotlight