UBC Okanagan to offer Canada’s first bachelor’s degree of Indigenous language fluency
UBC’s Okanagan campus, located in the territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation, is set to become the first university in Canada to offer a bachelor’s degree in Indigenous language fluency.
Mar 29, 2021
UBC medical students support patients in self-isolation
UBC Medicine faculty members, along with emergency medicine residents and Southern Medical Program student volunteers, are operating a phone follow-up service for self-isolating patients.
Jun 2, 2020
UBC announces new Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal of Okanagan campus
The University of British Columbia announced today that Lesley Cormack has been appointed as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal of UBC Okanagan and will formally begin the role on July 1, 2020.
Feb 14, 2020
I oversee a dog therapy program on a college campus. Here’s what I have learned.
Huffington Post published an op-ed by John-Tyler Binfet, who runs the B.A.R.K. therapy dog program at UBC Okanagan, which creates opportunities for students and community members to spend time with therapy […]
Mar 20, 2019
Will U B my <3?
For some, an eggplant emoji evokes visions of a fabulous dinner, while for others, it could suggest an intimate interlude after dessert.
Feb 12, 2019
A full house for Prime Minister Trudeau’s Town Hall at UBC Okanagan
Over 2,500 people were on hand at the UBC Okanagan campus on Wednesday night for a Town Hall event hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Sep 7, 2017
Men who have sex with men in small cities less likely to be tested for HIV
Men who live outside major Canadian cities and have sex with other men are less likely to get an HIV test than their metropolitan counterparts, a UBC study shows.
Jun 2, 2016
UBC study finds psychedelic drugs may reduce domestic violence
Psychedelic drugs may help curb domestic violence committed by men with substance abuse problems, according to a new UBC study.
Apr 26, 2016
UBC researchers discover new glass technology
Imagine if the picture window in your living room could double as a giant thermostat or big screen TV.
Feb 11, 2016
Global markets focus of UBC and BC wine industry collaboration
An innovative partnership between the University of British Columbia and BC’s wine industry has received $630,000 from Western Economic Diversification Canada to help strengthen cooperation in the industry, enhance export readiness and develop global identity.
Jul 27, 2015
UBC study finds ‘nurse navigators’ play vital role in senior care
Retirement can be a big adjustment for someone who has spent his or her whole life working and keeping busy. Many of these newly retired professionals want to keep contributing to their community but aren’t sure how.
Apr 21, 2015
Significant impact on water resources by land use change: UBC study
A UBC-Chinese Academy of Sciences joint study shows that land cover plays as significant a role as climate change on the hydrology of watersheds.
Mar 3, 2015
UBC Okanagan students examine social phenomenon of Cristiano Ronaldo
With more than 100 million Facebook fans, his own museum, and a blossoming career as a male model with his own line of clothing, there’s no doubt Portuguese soccer sensation Cristiano Ronaldo is known for more than just his skills on the pitch.
Feb 5, 2015
Future of Okanagan and UBC directly linked: university president
UBC President Arvind Gupta says the future of UBC Okanagan and the Central Interior are not only linked, but are dependent upon each other for growth and success.
Nov 14, 2014
Student invents technology for tissue engineering
A student’s passion for science, combined with a background in engineering, has led to a research breakthrough that has drawn international interest.
Nov 13, 2014 - by Patty Wellborn
How technology can help you stay exercising
A UBC researcher is looking at how apps and other devices can keep you moving.
Oct 1, 2014
Teach your children well
A UBC expert reflects on how education has changed during her 46-year career and how some things have remained the same.
Jul 23, 2014
Budding industry: How legal marijuana trade affects Canada
A UBC expert says legal marijuana shops in nearby Washington state puts pressure on B.C. and Canada to re-think its cannabis laws.
Jul 16, 2014
Fighting crime one tweet at a time
Researcher studies how police use Twitter to protect and serve.
Jun 18, 2014
Play it forward
UBC students train athletes for the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games but say the benefits go both ways
Jun 17, 2014