Media Releases

UBC prof suggests species at risk in Canada are not fully protected

A new study from UBC’s Okanagan campus has found that in many cases, Canada isn’t following federal legislation requiring the protection of threatened or endangered species and could be placing them further at risk of extinction.

Sculptures enhance permanent legacy of former UBC student

Two bronze deer now grace the grounds of UBC’s Okanagan campus, a gift that will forever stand as a legacy to former undergraduate student River Sidley.

UBC mathematician wins Governor General’s gold medal

A math whiz, who moved with her family more than 10,000 kilometers to continue her education, is UBC’s recipient of the gold 2017 Governor General Academic Medal—one of Canada’s most prestigious academic awards.

Gift supports Kelowna General Hospital and Biology Co-op education program

A gift from the Colin and Lois Pritchard Foundation supports new diagnostic equipment at Kelowna General Hospital and a Biology Co-op education program at UBC Okanagan.

ENHANCE Happiness and Well-Being study opens to new participants

Two UBC psychology professors are combining their areas of expertise to open the ENHANCE trial, now in its second year, to a new group of Okanagan residents.