UBC hosts fourth annual Student Okanagan Film Festival

Student Okanagan Film Festival 2019

The Student Okanagan Film Festival, now in its fourth year, will screen short films from a wide range of genres including mini-documentary, experimental short films, music videos, animation and short narrative films.


UBC event explores Franz Ferdinand’s connection to the Okanagan

An image of Franz Ferdinand visiting the Okanagan in 1893.

Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, began a round-the-world journey in 1892. After extended visits in India, Australia, and Japan, he arrived in Vancouver in September 1893.


UBC Okanagan engineers make injectable tissues a reality

Doctoral student Mohamed Gamal uses a newly developed cell encapsulation device.

A simple injection that can help regrow damaged tissue has long been the dream of physicians and patients alike. A new study from researchers at UBC Okanagan takes a big step towards making that dream a reality with a device that makes encapsulating cells much faster, cheaper and more effective.

Business & Politics

Clearing an icy windshield is about to get easier, says UBC engineer

UBC engineer Kevin Golovin says ice buildup may become a thing of the past.

Scraping an icy windshield can be a seasonal struggle for those that live in colder climates. But engineers from UBC’s Okanagan campus are aiming to ease that winter frustration with a new surface coating that can shed ice from large areas using little effort.