By Patty Wellborn on August 27, 2019
It’s back to school time, and more than 580 of this year’s newest UBC Okanagan students are from various countries around the world.
By Patty Wellborn on August 8, 2019
UBC researchers are taking the opportunity to explain what’s going on in their research labs, in a series of talks hosted in conjunction with this year’s BC Pinot Noir Celebration.
By Patty Wellborn on June 3, 2019
This week UBC Okanagan celebrates its students as it hosts six separate graduation ceremonies over two days. More than 1,725 students will cross the stage, earning their undergraduate degrees while 215 students will receive their master's degree and 40 their doctorates.
By Patty Wellborn on November 7, 2018
When Hong Kong was handed over to China in 1997, it opened consumer opportunities that the residents of China had never previously accessed. Now, tensions continue to escalate, as those who live there feel invaded by those who shop there.
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 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 Maggie Rendulich on April 23, 2018
Management students capture sixth-annual Entrepreneur Boot Camp Bachelor of Management students added an entrepreneurial twist to the water-loving lifestyle of the Okanagan during this year’s Entrepreneur Boot Camp at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Makenzie Hartman, Annika Nilsson, Adam Panjwani, and Alexandra Roussel pitched their original idea called Boat Launch to capture first place in the annual […]
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 Simone Blais on March 31, 2018
What makes a region with a largely unexamined past an important place to study economic history? On the surface, the Okanagan might appear to be an agricultural settlement, but there’s much more to it than that. The Okanagan is currently ranked the #1 entrepreneurial region in Canada and is still growing. Its principal city, Kelowna, […]
By Simone Blais on October 30, 2017
Management student Philip Jaling is open to opportunities, realizing the power of saying ‘yes’
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