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By Patty Wellborn on October 3, 2018
A perennial favourite for countless Canadians during Thanksgiving is the iconic turkey dinner. And while turkeys are well known for their meat, it is virtually unheard of to eat their eggs.
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 Maggie Rendulich on April 26, 2018
While some may think a ‘knock-off’ product is morally wrong, new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus demonstrates that for some cultures ‘unethical’ consumption is a virtue.
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 Patty Wellborn on February 16, 2018
UBC’s AlterKnowledge series and the Ki-Low-Na Friendship society have partnered together to screen a new documentary that highlights the stories of Indigenous youth and traces current child welfare policies to their roots in the residential school system.
By Maggie Rendulich on February 7, 2018
During the month of February, Career Services is holding the 3rd annual UBCO Job Board Contest for students. By logging in to the UBCO Job Board and uploading your resume, you will be entered to win one of four $50 Tim Horton’s gift cards! This is a great opportunity to get involved on campus […]
By Maggie Rendulich on February 5, 2018
Making marketing increasingly meaningful Dr. Eric Li is taking a wholesome approach to marketing. Four years ago, Li created the Healthy Living Project to challenge his students with non-traditional subject matter, which is now central to his Introduction to Marketing course. This term project allows students to apply marketing concepts that they learn in the […]
By Patty Wellborn on February 1, 2018
Fake news. It was just a year ago, after Donald Trump’s inauguration, the term was introduced to the media. Now, it’s used almost daily—to dismiss ideas that may not agree with a government policy, or even dismiss proven facts.
By Patty Wellborn on January 25, 2018
Grape growers have long sought to protect their crops from the effects of wildfire smoke and research from UBC’s Okanagan campus is giving them new insights.
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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