Arts

UBC Okanagan students launch virtual exhibition

UBCO fine arts graduate Sara Spencer works on a video while creating her art instalment for the graduate student virtual exhibition.

This year’s exhibition, titled Any Moment, was scheduled to open to the public in an on-campus reception in mid-April. However, as Visual Arts Professor Myron Campbell explains, the art will now be shared as a virtual exhibition.

Learning

Researchers team up to support people with disabilities

With gyms, recreation centres and sports programs closed due to COVID-19, people living with disabilities are looking for creative ways to stay active at home.

For many people, staying active during COVID-19 isolation can be a struggle. More so for people living with disabilities, says UBC Okanagan’s Kathleen Martin Ginis.

Health

Can exercise boost your immune system? Yes, but in moderation

UBCO Associate Professor Jonathan Little discusses how just the right amount of exercise can help build immunity.

By now, everyone has read some guidelines on how to stay healthy while living with the COVID-19 stay-at-home policy. Tips include keeping a routine, eating well, not staying up too late and getting exercise regularly. But how much exercise? And is there such a thing as too much exercise?

Business & Politics

Collaboration helps frontline workers see clearly during long hours at work

Chief Scientist at PRE Labs Mazeyar Parvinzadeh Gashti tests several different soap products on a protective face shield.

A tweet for help, a response from a researcher, and a collaboration with a safety products manufacturing company have frontline healthcare workers at Kelowna General Hospital seeing clearly through their protective face shields.