Campus Life

UBC Okanagan research makes boating more efficient

Jul 11, 2018 / 12:00 am

Engineering Assistant Professor Kevin Golovin observes water pooling on a superhydrophobic surface. Superhydrophobic surfaces cut down on drag and make boats...

Pikas in peril

Jun 20, 2018 / 12:00 am

An American pika in North Cascades National Park (Photo credit: Andrew Veale) UBC scientists say mammal threatened by climate change UBC researchers have...

UBC merges Faculties of Education, creates Okanagan School of Education

Jun 19, 2018 / 12:00 am

Merger to optimize resources and improve professional development opportunities UBC Okanagan announced this week the creation of a new Okanagan School of...

UBC Okanagan researcher encourages kids to move more to boost brain health

Jun 19, 2018 / 12:00 am

ParticipACTION Report Card gives a D+ when it comes to overall physical activity A UBC Okanagan professor, who is a member of the 2018 ParticipACTION Report...

UBC researchers to weigh in on commercial weight loss option

Jun 18, 2018 / 12:00 am

Associate Professor of psychology Lesley Lutes has been awarded $1.7 million to study a commercial weight loss program. Weight Watchers Freestyle food program...

UBC’s Hargreaves wins prestigious Gabrielle Roy writing award

Jun 13, 2018 / 12:00 am

Jury calls book ‘sensitively argued, memorable and deeply insightful’ UBC Okanagan Associate Professor Allison Hargreaves is the winner of the 2017...