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By Bud Mortenson on July 19, 2019
Summer is upon us in the Okanagan Valley, and unlike summers in recent past, the majority of the Okanagan’s fire danger rating is sitting at low to moderate.
By Patty Wellborn on July 8, 2019
It’s the Association of Canadian Publishers’ highest honour—and on June 19 UBC’s Gregory Younging was posthumously recognized with the President’s Award for his contributions to the Canadian publishing industry and the association.
By Bud Mortenson on June 24, 2019
Extreme forest fires, urban flooding and severe storms make frequent headlines across Canada as these events become more prominent and destructive.
By Patty Wellborn on June 20, 2019
New research coming out of UBC’s Okanagan campus demonstrates that upbeat music can make a rigorous workout seem less tough. Even for people who are insufficiently active.
By Patty Wellborn on June 7, 2019
A UBC Okanagan student, who has literally climbed mountains to conduct his research, has reached the peak of his university career by winning a top academic recognition.
By Patty Wellborn on June 5, 2019
It’s been a dream of Celine Edwards for as long as she can remember—to attend medical school at UBC and improve healthcare delivery for rural populations.
By Patty Wellborn on June 4, 2019
Alexander (Sandy) Wright, a newly graduated doctor from the Southern Medical Program (SMP), has seen his share of ‘firsts’ while attending UBC.
By Patty Wellborn on June 3, 2019
This week UBC Okanagan celebrates its students as it hosts six separate graduation ceremonies over two days. More than 1,725 students will cross the stage, earning their undergraduate degrees while 215 students will receive their master's degree and 40 their doctorates.
Posted in Media Releases, Spotlight | Tagged College of Graduate Studies, Convocation, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Management, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Engineering, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, School of Nursing, School of Social Work
By Patty Wellborn on May 30, 2019
An international study involving researchers from UBC Okanagan has shown that MDMA, also known as ecstasy, may be a valuable tool for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).