Arts

UBC’s fine arts studios open for Portfolio Day and Creative Days

UBC instructor Katherine Pickering reviews Bachelor of Fine Arts student Matthew Glenn’s portfolio.

UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical studies is encouraging artists, interested fine arts options at the university, to show off their talent.

Learning

Furry friends help kids build confidence in UBC Okanagan’s pilot program

UBC Okanagan’s Building Academic Retention through K9s (BARK) program has been mentoring 22 children, aged between five and 12 years old from the Okanagan Boys and Girls Club.

Furry, four-legged teacher aids have moved into the classroom to help a group of kids develop skills needed at school.

Health

People with Type 2 diabetes need more support, say researchers

Heather Gainsforth is an assistant professor at UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences

Research shows the old adage ‘teach someone to fish’ instead of giving them a fish, rings true when it comes to helping people with Type 2 diabetes.

Business & Politics

UBC researchers create definitive method to detect wildfire tainted wine grapes

Wesley Zandberg, assistant professor of chemistry at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

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.


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