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UBC chemistry student earns professional association’s inaugural scholarship

Feb 4, 2011 / 12:00 am

Afton Hiscox Afton Hiscox, a fourth-year honours chemistry student in UBC’s Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, is the winner of the inaugural...

Vale Farms a model for visiting sustainable business students

Feb 3, 2011 / 9:45 am

Okanagan College Media Release Students in professor Arnica Rowan’s Sustainable Enterprise class at Okanagan College donned their gumboots on Monday and made...

UBC Fine Arts student wins top prize for Canadian printmakers

Feb 3, 2011 / 12:00 am

Printmaker Laura Widmer UBC Fine Arts student Laura Widmer has won the Muskat Studios Materials Award at the Boston Printmakers 2011 North American Print...

College celebrates Chinese New Year & International Night

Feb 2, 2011 / 9:14 am

Okanagan College Media Release The Okanagan College International Education Department is hosting its annual Chinese New Year celebration and International...

UBC's Okanagan campus provides hundreds of jobs for students

Jan 31, 2011 / 12:00 am

Sabrina Tikhomiroff, a second-year Bachelor of Management student from Brazil, says she loves her on-campus job as a mentor to first-year students at UBC's...

Evoking Genocide: UBC professor's book cited as Outstanding Academic Title

Jan 31, 2011 / 12:00 am

Genocide scholar Adam Jones by the Volga River in Kazan, Russia. A book of essays edited by Adam Jones, associate professor of political science at UBC's...

College trades instructors bring Games torch to life

Jan 27, 2011 / 4:16 pm

Okanagan College Media Release In a real-life demonstration of how collaboration, creativity and hard work can produce beautiful results, a talented team of...

Campbell’s executive to address SIFE Okanagan team

Jan 27, 2011 / 1:58 pm

Okanagan College Media Advisory  Good news keeps rolling in for members of Okanagan College’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE Okanagan) as they...

McGill Professor demystifies the magic of chemistry in Vernon speaker series

Jan 26, 2011 / 1:47 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Dr. Joe Schwarcz, professor of chemistry and director of the McGill University Office for Science and Society, will attempt to...

Valley-wide College Business Expo & Employment Fair brings career opportunities

Jan 26, 2011 / 1:42 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s fourth annual Business Expo & Employment Fair will feature more than 45 employers, many of which...

Valley-wide College Business Expo & Employment Fair brings career opportunities

Jan 26, 2011 / 1:42 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s fourth annual Business Expo & Employment Fair will feature more than 45 employers, many of which...

Women in Trades program breathes fresh air into career aspirations

Jan 26, 2011 / 1:39 pm

Okanagan College Media ReleaseRemodelling a bathroom or putting down laminate flooring might be a weekend pastime for some women, but it could also be a sign of...

Women in Trades program breathes fresh air into career aspirations

Jan 26, 2011 / 1:39 pm

Okanagan College Media ReleaseRemodelling a bathroom or putting down laminate flooring might be a weekend pastime for some women, but it could also be a sign of...

Federal funds for strategic engineering research at UBC's Okanagan campus

Jan 21, 2011 / 12:00 am

Engineering professor Cigdem Eskicioglu and her team are exploring new techniques for converting biosolids into energy, while a mechanical engineering research...

UBC professor joins Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

Jan 21, 2011 / 12:00 am

Greg Younging Greg Younging, a professor of Indigenous studies at UBC's Okanagan campus, has been appointed Assistant Director of Research to the Truth and...

UBC Continuing Studies meets YouTube with Random Acts of Creativity

Jan 19, 2011 / 12:00 am

A passer-by (Don Burnett) uses greenery to turn a drab bench into a warm and inviting reading space (avid reader played by Elaine Crebo MacLeod). Well-known...

Son’s heart surgery inspires Kelowna father to enter new career

Jan 12, 2011 / 1:37 pm

Okanagan College Media Release When Darrell Hopegood’s 18-week-old son underwent heart surgery, it was an experience he would never forget. The images...

UBC presents Discover Your Passion with Sean Aiken Jan. 26

Jan 7, 2011 / 12:00 am

Sean Aiken University graduate tried 52 jobs in 52 weeks in search of the right career "What should I do with my life?" That's the question Sean Aiken asked...

Annabel Lyon is 2011 Writer in Residence at UBC's Okanagan campus

Jan 6, 2011 / 12:00 am

Annabel Lyon. (Credit: Phillip Chin) Novelist Annabel Lyon (The Golden Mean) is the fourth annual writer in residence at UBC's Okanagan campus. Lyon will spend...

Engineering student lands $5,000 grant for new UBC research lab

Jan 5, 2011 / 12:00 am

Student Emily Landry helped secure funding to create an electronics learning lab at UBC's Okanagan campus. Engineering students at UBC's Okanagan campus...

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