Community Culture and Global Studies
By Nathan Skolski on March 4, 2020
International Women’s Day, a day set aside to mark the achievements of women, is Sunday, March 8.
By Patty Wellborn on September 24, 2019
According to census data from Statistics Canada, in Kelowna alone there are some 3,000 people considered at high risk of homelessness—with another 1,900 identifying as transitionally, episodically or chronically homeless.
By Patty Wellborn on July 8, 2019
It’s the Association of Canadian Publishers’ highest honour—and on June 19 UBC’s Gregory Younging was posthumously recognized with the President’s Award for his contributions to the Canadian publishing industry and the association.
By Patty Wellborn on October 24, 2018
The art of creating languages, yes it is a thing, will be explained at a special event in Kelowna next week.
By Patty Wellborn on August 23, 2018
Like the crisp, white vista of frozen tundra, Christine Schreyer was given a blank canvas when it came to creating the dialogue for Alpha, a Hollywood historical drama released just last week.
By Patty Wellborn on February 2, 2018
UBC and Okanagan College are hosting a panel discussion about housing and homelessness that will feature ideas to improve housing in this region and make it more accessible for everyone.
By Nathan Skolski on June 5, 2017
For many, it’s one of the biggest milestones of their lives—graduating from university. At UBC’s Okanagan campus, nearly 1,650 students will reach that milestone this week as the university gears up for six convocation ceremonies.
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By Patty Wellborn on March 10, 2017
Open minds, creative thinking and cutting-edge research have led to top awards for faculty and students at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
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By Patty Wellborn on February 16, 2017
Award-winning Canadian filmmaker Min Sook Lee will be visiting UBC Okanagan’s campus next week.
Posted in Media Advisory | Tagged Arts, Community Culture and Global Studies, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, History, Institute for Community Engaged Research, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Sociology
By Patty Wellborn on February 15, 2017
All of British Columbia’s 34 living First Nations languages are critically endangered and many face the loss of their last generation of fluent speakers within the next decade.