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Indigenous carving course takes shape at Okanagan College

Jan 15, 2018 / 2:28 pm

Okanagan College Media Release An internationally renowned master carver and Indigenous artist is setting up shop at Okanagan College this winter to pass on the...

Water Engineering grad on road to success after College experience

Jan 11, 2018 / 12:06 pm

Okanagan College Media Release With big goals to be part of the solution for a brighter environmental future in British Columbia, Brian Bjorkland enrolled in...

New research finds that mould can infiltrate and weaken bio-composite materials

Jan 11, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC researcher Bryn Crawford holds a sample sheet made with flax bio-waste. The black spots on the sheet indicate mould growth. Mould on a substance will affect...

Abrupt end to exercise not the answer when it comes to eating disorder treatment

Jan 10, 2018 / 12:00 am

People with eating disorders need to find healthful relationships with exercise UBC researcher Danika Quesnel says telling people who are undergoing treatment...

UBC’s fine arts studios open for Portfolio Day and Creative Days

Jan 5, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC instructor Katherine Pickering reviews Bachelor of Fine Arts student Matthew Glenn’s portfolio. Prospective students can earn feedback on their portfolio...

Winner declared in Okanagan College 3-Hour Short Story contest

Jan 2, 2018 / 11:41 am

Okanagan College Media Release More than 30 budding writers from across the valley put their writing skills to the test in Okanagan College’s 8th Annual...

Distinguished Alumnus Ben Klick to headline weekend of concerts at OC

Jan 2, 2018 / 8:50 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College is kicking off 2018 with a weekend of musical entertainment featuring some of Kelowna’s outstanding local...

College chefs help prepare for a flavourful Christmas

Dec 22, 2017 / 12:35 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College Chef Bernard Casavant, Chef Mike Barillaro and 14 culinary arts students are putting their talents and training...

Scholarship supports post-secondary transfer students at Okanagan College

Dec 22, 2017 / 10:35 am

Okanagan College Media Release Merritt’s Jake Tourand moved to Kelowna to attend Okanagan College this fall with some significant help – $5,000 of it –...

Prestigious scholarships propel Okanagan College students to study abroad

Dec 21, 2017 / 10:20 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s Grace Oswald and Kira Johnson are among 29 students in British Columbia that are fulfilling their dreams of...

College’s child care centre sets a first in sustainability

Dec 20, 2017 / 2:16 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Penticton is now home to one of the most energy efficient daycares in the country. The new Little Learners Academy, located on...

Collaborative program opens doors for Indigenous trades students

Dec 20, 2017 / 11:19 am

Okanagan College Media Release Cameron Jack was just 17 when he first stepped into the carpentry shop at Okanagan College. Two years and two levels of...

Plot twists, new high-school category for annual fiction competition

Dec 20, 2017 / 12:00 am

Submission deadline fast approaching for UBC Okanagan's Short Story Contest To celebrate the 20th year of its public debut in the Okanagan, UBC’s creative...

UBC prof points to a potential aid in combating the opioid crisis

Dec 19, 2017 / 12:00 am

Assoc. Prof. Zach Walsh. Kratom may be valuable tool in addressing epidemic As the opioid crisis in Canada reaches alarming new heights, claiming the lives of...

People with Type 2 diabetes need more support, say researchers

Dec 19, 2017 / 12:00 am

Heather Gainsforth is an assistant professor at UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences International review determines ‘teaching how to eat...

BC’s Interior universities join forces to take research to a new level

Dec 15, 2017 / 12:00 am

Students at British Columbia’s three Interior universities will benefit from enhanced research opportunities and increased mobility, thanks to a newly signed...

UBC professor tests software to help cancer patients have the 'tough conversations'

Dec 12, 2017 / 12:00 am

Program may help those reluctant to engage in advance care planning A UBC study investigating how cancer patients might use an advance care planning software...

Vernon Trades campaign kicks off with big boost

Dec 11, 2017 / 12:52 pm

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri}span.s1 {font-kerning: none} The future is looking bright for a new trades training hub in the...

Credit Union invests in next generation

Dec 7, 2017 / 3:24 pm

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial}span.s1 {font-kerning: none} A local financial institution has stepped forward with an inspiring gift...

Forests are the key to fresh water

Dec 7, 2017 / 12:00 am

UBC research shows both forest vegetation and climate change have an impact on water supply Freshwater resources are critical to both human civilization and...

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