By Nathan Skolski on November 26, 2019
UBC Okanagan students Shaina Johnstone, Gabrielle Schroeder, Maulen Zairov, Jonathan Zhang and Breann Zilkey won the ninth annual UBC Faculty of Management Live Case Challenge, an intensely collaborative learning experience that sparks new thinking about a complex business challenge.
By Nathan Skolski on March 1, 2019
Community housing is an old concept. But UBC Okanagan students are modernizing the idea with their creation of Kelowna’s first co-housing development plans, called the Aviary.
By Nathan Skolski on June 5, 2018
UBC Okanagan’s gym and courtyard will be filled with traditional ceremony, shouts of celebrations and lifetime memories for two days this week.
By Nathan Skolski on April 6, 2018
Students win award for tackling complex business problem Aggressive expansion in a region experiencing high residential growth – achieved by purchasing and partnering with an established company to recreate high-end and tailored service delivery that meets contractors’ needs. That was the recommendation in the winning presentation at the UBC Faculty of Management Live Case Challenge […]
By Nathan Skolski on January 19, 2018
As a leading Canadian expert in sustainability, UBC’s Nathan Pelletier has been awarded a prestigious Industrial Research Chair by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). The award will advance Pelletier’s research activities that focus on sustainability measurement and management, life-cycle thinking and resource efficiency, with an emphasis on the Canadian egg industry.
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By Nathan Skolski on January 11, 2018
At UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering, mould is proving increasingly important in the domain of engineering materials and can lead to early deterioration and structural failure.
By Nathan Skolski on November 27, 2017
UBC Okanagan is embarking on the largest fundraising campaign for students its 12-year history.
By Nathan Skolski on October 24, 2017
Wine producers and grape growers have a new, powerful tool at their disposal to help manage the impact of grapes exposed to smoke from forest fires.
By Nathan Skolski on October 2, 2017
Most individuals would say their identity consists of much more than what meets the eye. According to researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus, the same can be said for wine territories.
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By Nathan Skolski on September 18, 2017
The City of Kelowna and UBC’s Okanagan Campus have a new tool in place to help guide their continued cooperation well into the future.