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.
By Patty Wellborn on August 29, 2019
Move-in day, the annual tradition of moving hundreds of students into their student accommodation at UBCO, takes place this Sunday.
By Christine Zeindler on June 6, 2019
Two students who have the extra challenge of being sight-impaired will cross the stage at UBC Okanagan’s convocation ceremony on Thursday to receive their Bachelor of Arts degrees in psychology.
By Nathan Skolski on April 1, 2019
Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, began a round-the-world journey in 1892. After extended visits in India, Australia, and Japan, he arrived in Vancouver in September 1893.
By Patty Wellborn on March 6, 2019
Eight graduate students will take three minutes each to explain years of research to one hundred members of the Okanagan community.
By Nathan Skolski on February 12, 2019
For some, an eggplant emoji evokes visions of a fabulous dinner, while for others, it could suggest an intimate interlude after dessert.
By Nathan Skolski on January 25, 2019
Students at University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Okanagan campus will be well prepared for a high-tech world studying in The Commons, a new multipurpose facility outfitted with modern classrooms, technology labs and collaborative study areas.