Learning lessons of a lifetime
For her work since 2009 leading fourth-year nursing students to Ghana for clinical practicums, Muriel Kranabetter of UBC’s Okanagan was honoured in a special tribal ceremony in the remote village of Chanshegu.
Nov 18, 2013
Grading environmental watchdogs
Are current environmental assessment processes protecting Canadians? UBC’s Kevin Hanna says B.C.’s system gets would get a “D” in his report card.
Nov 13, 2013
How to spot a liar
Forensic psychologist Stephen Porter looks for truth in the nonverbal cues.
Oct 24, 2013
Catching your breath
UBC researchers head to Croatia to study how elite free-divers stay underwater for 10 minutes at a time.
Oct 22, 2013
Environmental awareness? There’s an app for that
A PhD student at UBC’s Okanagan campus uses a smartphone app to measure ways children, adults become eco-stewards
Oct 3, 2013
Mastering the field of social work
UBC Okanagan’s Enhanced Master of Social Work Program addresses Canada’s need for highly trained social workers.
Sep 4, 2013
Growing up out loud — the class of 2017
For the class of 2017–a generation raised on social media–words like “privacy” and “friends” take on new meanings.
Aug 28, 2013 - by Christopher Schneider
Chemists discover 23 new molecules in red wine
Scientists have long espoused the health benefits of red wine. Now UBC chemists have discovered 23 new molecules that could mean there are even more vino virtues.
Aug 12, 2013
UBC Okanagan engineers assist Penticton with energy reduction goals
The City of Penticton will get a helping hand from UBC’s Okanagan campus to reach its goal of reducing corporate greenhouse gas emissions.
Jul 24, 2013
UBC Okanagan research funding grows by 110 per cent
Since UBC’s Okanagan campus opened, research funding has more than doubled.
Jul 15, 2013
Dose of reality
UBC Okanagan nursing student Avneet Khela helped implement the Take Home Naloxone project, which has proven to save the lives of at-risk people.
Jul 8, 2013
A mother tongue for the Man of Steel
UBC linguist Christine Schreyer worked with producers of the Hollywood blockbuster Man of Steel to develop a new language for Superman’s home planet of Krypton.
Jul 4, 2013 - by Paul Marck
Q&A on how Canadians feel about their country
Sonnet L’Abbé has crossed Canada as an Artist in Motion.
Jun 26, 2013
Research initiatives in the Okanagan grow by 40 per cent
Since 2006, faculty and student research has grown from $8.3-m to $11.6-m
Mar 6, 2013 - by Paul Marck