By Nathan Skolski on September 22, 2020
Student enrolment numbers remain strong this fall at UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan—a sign of the university’s stellar academic reputation. Students are keenly interested in achieving their educational ambitions at UBC, despite challenges posed by COVID-19.
Community leadership, academic excellence and unwavering determination lead to prestigious Pushor Mitchell recognition
By Patty Wellborn on June 17, 2020
Teagan MacDougall reminds herself of one thing when the going gets tough—how worthwhile this will all be when she’s able to help sick children as a pediatrician.
By Patty Wellborn on May 7, 2020
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.
By Nathan Skolski on April 23, 2020
Southern Medical Program (SMP) students based at UBC Okanagan are assisting front-line physicians in the battle against COVID-19 in the BC Interior.
By Nathan Skolski on November 12, 2019
World Kindness Day takes place on November 13. For some, it’s a time to focus on and promote the power of positivity. For others, it’s a day to celebrate the thoughtful acts performed by friends, family, neighbours and strangers.
By Patty Wellborn on November 8, 2019
UBC Okanagan is hosting A Queer Century, an exhibition of books and other literature currently on loan from UBC Vancouver’s rare books and special collections department.
By Patty Wellborn on October 30, 2019
Regardless of medical and lifestyle improvements, Statistics Canada reports that the average life expectancy for males (80) is still a few years shorter than women (84)—meaning that generally, wives still outlive their husbands by a number of years.