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Wisdom Tettey to lead arts and sciences faculty at UBC Okanagan

February 10, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Prof. Wisdom Tettey, Dean of the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences

Prof. Wisdom Tettey has been appointed Dean of the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences.

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UBC professor chairs national committee on historical preservation

February 6, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

UBC history professor Doug Owram, FRSC, has chaired a report that examines Canada’s need to keep up with the digital revolution.

Experts look at ways for libraries and museums to digitally preserve history

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UBC students examine social phenomenon of Cristiano Ronaldo

February 5, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Ronaldo is everywhere. This photo was taken by UBC’s Luis LM Aguiar at a downtown Seattle mural.

How does this globally known footballer affect society, and why should we care?

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Whitecaps president Lenarduzzi keynote speaker at annual breakfast

February 3, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Vancouver Whitecaps president Bob Lenarduzzi is the keynote speaker at the Valley First/UBC Okanagan Athletics Scholarship Breakfast.

Valley First UBC Okanagan Athletics Scholarship Breakfast set for April 10.

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Award-winning Jay Ingram speaks about the science of Alzheimer’s

January 26, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Award-winning writer and broadcaster Jay Ingram is UBC Okanagan’s next distinguished speaker. He will discuss the science of Alzheimer’s on Wednesday, February 25 at the Kelowna Community Theatre.

UBC Okanagan’s Distinguished Speaker Series tackles mystery of the tragic illness.

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Visiting paleontologist brings history of Yukon’s mammals to UBC

January 22, 2015 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , ,

Yukon Paleontologist Grant Zazula will be at UBC Okanagan Tuesday, January 27 to share his knowledge about the creatures that once roamed the territory’s landscape.

Woolly mammoths and ancient camels can teach us about climate change

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Visiting Australian professor to speak on aboriginal and citizenship issues

January 7, 2015 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , ,

Multi-year research project examines several aspects of ‘ethnic hospitality’.

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Nobel night comes to UBC as laureates and discoveries are celebrated

November 27, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , , , , ,

Nobel Night

Local professors explain why game-changing research matters to us all.

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UBC faculties taking steps to create healthy lives for seniors

November 24, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , , , , ,

UBC Southern Medical Program student Celine Akyurekli (centre) leads a walk around the block with Walk n’ Talk for Your Life participants in West Kelowna.

Companionship and exercise two main ingredients of Walk n’ Talk for your Life.

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Finch family donates $600,000 to UBC Okanagan for student awards

November 18, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Jean and Ken Finch present Christopher Collier with the first-ever Finch Family Graduate Award at UBC.

Newly-established graduate and undergraduate awards to benefit students.

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