Campus Life

Newly developed 3D printed tissues could advance cancer research

Mar 5, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan prof. says the technique is a valuable new tool Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus hope to make advances in tissue replacement and cancer...

Beastly underworld on the bill for OC’s Red Dot Players

Mar 2, 2018 / 2:13 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Monsters, magic, mayhem and a reluctant hero are on the agenda as Okanagan College’s Red Dot Players bring Neverwhere to the...

Tuition increasing at OC

Mar 1, 2018 / 1:49 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Tuition will be increasing at Okanagan College in the coming year. Following provincial policy, the College’s Board of...

Beer appreciation courses on tap in Vernon and Kelowna

Mar 1, 2018 / 9:43 am

Okanagan College Media Release An award-winning brewmaster who was among those to help ferment the craft beer revolution in B.C. is serving up a guided tasting...

UBC provides the secrets on how to tap into the fountain of youth

Feb 28, 2018 / 12:00 am

Discovery Channel’s Jay Ingram will talk about Alzheimer’s disease at a special presentation March 20, at the Kelowna Community Theatre as part of Embrace...

Researchers want boomers to meet daily exercise requirements

Feb 28, 2018 / 12:00 am

Most do not meet the bare minimum to remain healthy and independent A UBC professor is trying to fix the disconnect when it comes to the amount of physical...

Researcher digs deeper into the provincial overdose crisis

Feb 22, 2018 / 1:00 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A renowned researcher in the field of substance use is coming to Okanagan College next month to share her perspective on the...

OC Women in Trades Training to host Salmon Arm info night

Feb 22, 2018 / 10:47 am

Okanagan College Media Release An opportunity to test-drive a career in the trades put Frances Sadowick on the path to a career she loves and helped her build...

UBC engineers advance the capability of wearable tech

Feb 22, 2018 / 12:00 am

A new low-cost ultra-stretchable sensor can do more with less Creating the perfect wearable device to monitor muscle movement, heart rate and other tiny...

Leading the charge: College students start up solar powered social enterprise

Feb 19, 2018 / 2:44 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A pair of Okanagan College Business Administration students have joined forces with Civil and Mechanical Engineering students to...

Nominations open for 2018 Okanagan College Alumni Awards

Feb 19, 2018 / 1:01 pm

Okanagan College Media Release The Okanagan College Alumni Association (OCAA) is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award and Young...

OC research project unites outdoor play experts overseas

Feb 15, 2018 / 1:53 pm

Led by Okanagan College, a troop of educators and policy-shapers from across Canada are headed to Scotland this month to learn how to better plan and...

A ketone drink could help diabetics by lowering blood sugar

Feb 14, 2018 / 12:00 am

Jonathan Little, assistant professor in UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences. First of its kind research looks at easier methods to control...

UBC Okanagan Library leads project to bring local history to life

Feb 8, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan students Eamon Riordan-Short and Sharon Hanna scan in materials at the Peachland Museum in spring 2017. Digital portal provides access to...

UBC researchers study the impact of urbanization on rainwater flooding

Feb 6, 2018 / 12:00 am

Heavy rainfall may cause flooding as cities lose greenspaces due to development  Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus suggest municipalities should put a...

Non-profit sees big economic benefits in green child care centre

Feb 5, 2018 / 9:59 am

Okanagan College Media Release Penticton’s newest child care centre is beginning the new year on a bright note with another influential community organization...

Freestyle skier to speak at UBC Okanagan athletics breakfast

Feb 5, 2018 / 12:00 am

Mike Shaw will talk about his devastating injury and his incredible comeback As inspirational speakers go, it doesn't get much better than this. Homegrown hero...

New Chair, Vice Chair for OC Board

Jan 30, 2018 / 2:25 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College has a new Chair and Vice Chair for its Board of Governors. Chris Derickson, a councillor with the Westbank First...

Renowned human rights activist to give free public talk at Okanagan College

Jan 29, 2018 / 11:40 am

Okanagan College Media Release For more than 30 years, Rick Sauvé has dedicated his life to improving the recognition of prisoners as rights-bearing citizens...

UBC researchers map smoke taint in wine grapes

Jan 25, 2018 / 12:00 am

Smoky-flavoured chemicals are absorbed quickly and stay put Grape growers have long sought to protect their crops from the effects of wildfire smoke and...