Media Releases

UBC Okanagan professor hosts international bee symposium

An international symposium on bees—with topics ranging from their health to their importance—takes place in Kelowna this month.

Hundreds gather for Opera Kelowna’s Carmen at UBC Okanagan

The drama of one of opera’s most famous love stories, Carmen, will come to life at UBC Okanagan’s courtyard on August 1 as Opera Under the Stars returns to the university.

Opera Kelowna brings Carmen to UBC Okanagan

The drama of one of opera’s most famous love stories, Carmen, will come to life at UBC Okanagan’s courtyard on August 1 as Opera Under the Stars returns to the university.

UBC research project hosts bee-friendly family event

There is plenty of buzz around Kelowna’s bee ambassador program as more than 250 Kelowna residents have planted bee-friendly gardens this spring.

UBC’s Hargreaves wins prestigious Gabrielle Roy writing award

UBC Okanagan Associate Professor Allison Hargreaves is the winner of the 2017 Gabrielle Roy Prize writing award.

UBC Okanagan hosts six graduation ceremonies this week

UBC Okanagan’s gym and courtyard will be filled with traditional ceremony, shouts of celebrations and lifetime memories for two days this week.

Kelowna writer wins UBC Okanagan’s annual short story contest

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.

Authors shortlisted for UBC’s 2018 Okanagan Short Story Contest

Top winners to be named during public reading event at the library

UBC Okanagan fine arts graduates host exhibition

Grad showcase highlights the best work from top students

Acclaimed animal advocate, photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur visits UBC

o-Anne McArthur, an award-winning Canadian photojournalist and founder of We Animals, will be one of UBC Okanagan’s 2018 Visiting Scholars. As part of the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) visiting scholar program, McArthur will spend a week on campus from March 19 to 23 working with students and faculty.