Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
By Patty Wellborn on January 14, 2021
Up and coming writers are encouraged to submit entries for the annual Okanagan Short Story Contest.
By Patty Wellborn on December 22, 2020
While it’s true that Christmas 2020 will be unusual for most, a team of UBC Okanagan experts suggest it doesn’t have to be a holiday season to regret. The experts’ advice includes everything from online shopping tips and getting some exercise to curling up with a good book.
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By Patty Wellborn on December 21, 2020
UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, in association with the Visual Arts Course Union, is not letting COVID-19 stop a popular annual tradition.
By Nathan Skolski on December 7, 2020
Planets, poverty, peace and powerful batteries. The science and activism behind all of these are tied together this year by the lasting legacy of Alfred Nobel’s annual recognition for game-changes.
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By Nathan Skolski on November 24, 2020
In an era when there’s increasing emphasis on students to focus on science, technology, engineering and math—the STEM fields—UBC’s Okanagan campus is relaunching its Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with an eye to making it even more relevant to today’s changing world.
By Nathan Skolski on November 16, 2020
The creative writing program at UBCO is hosting its inaugural Sharon Thesen Lecture with Vernon-based author John Lent.
By Nathan Skolski on October 2, 2020
Kim Senklip Harvey, a director, playwright and actor, is this fall’s writer in residence with the creative writing program at UBC Okanagan.
By Patty Wellborn on August 18, 2020
A UBC Okanagan visual arts instructor used a large concrete wall as a canvas, piles of scaffolding and gallons of paint to turn a summer art course into an urban beautification project.
By Patty Wellborn on June 15, 2020
UBC Okanagan’s Convocation of 2020 will go down in history as a unique event. Instead of students, parents and faculty joining together on campus, the celebrations will be held virtually.
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By Patty Wellborn on May 13, 2020
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.