2011 Putnam Competition

Info The Putnam Competition is an annual mathematics exam written by undergraduate students. The next Putnam Competition will be held: Saturday December 3, 2011. Orientation and practice sessions for the 2011 competition will begin in September, 2011. Contact Wayne Broughton for additional information. Links Information about the Putnam Competition Past Putnam exams, solutions, results Wikipedia Article […]

Okanagan Regional Science Fair 2011

Gordon Minaker, winner of the Ed Butz Award

It is our pleasure to announce this year's winner of the Ed Butz Award:  Gordon Minaker Gordon is a grade 12 student who won with his project "Surviving Cardiac Arrest" at the Okanagan Regional Science Fair in Summerland, B.C. Gordon did an outstanding job with designing questionnaires, and collecting and visualizing data on the effectiveness of C.P.R. in situations […]

Ivy Leaguer has Okanagan roots

Zosia Kossowski waited six long months to find out if she was accepted to one of the best business schools in North America. Finally the email came that confirmed she will be one of the youngest students entering the Yale School of Management MBA program this fall. Kossowski graduated this spring from the Irving K. […]

Barber School students heading to U21 research conference in China

Three undergraduate student researchers from UBC will head to Fudan University in Shanghai, China, to represent the University of British Columbia at the U21 Undergraduate Research Conference. Microbiology student Jessica Baker and math student Meghan Dutot are from UBC's Okanagan campus, and sociology student April Dutheil is from the Vancouver campus. UBC's Go Global program […]

UBC student will use $10,000 prize to promote justice and compassion

UBC student Shirley Hutchinson is the winner of this year’s Gold Medal Leadership prize. Pushor Mitchell LLP created the $10,000 award which is given annually to a top graduating student in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences. Hutchinson, who was born in Watson Lake, Yukon, but calls Kelowna home, graduates this week […]