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Campus Life

Modelling the impact of green eggs and hens

Sep 11, 2017 / 12:00 am

Nathan Pelletier, Endowed Chair in Bio-economy Sustainability Management and the NSERC/Egg Farmers of Canada Industrial Research Chair in Sustainability at UBC...

College looks inward to find its next Regional Dean with appointment of Phil Ashman

Sep 7, 2017 / 4:11 pm

Okanagan College Media Release After conducting a national search, it turns out Okanagan College didn’t have to look very far to find a new Central Okanagan...

College courses offer boomers new perspectives on retirement

Sep 7, 2017 / 1:34 pm

Approaching retirement can be a stressful proposition even for those who report feeling well-prepared for their next chapter – a finding that has prompted an...

Budding course explores emerging big business

Sep 5, 2017 / 2:22 pm

Okanagan College Media Release As the federal government pursues the legalization of the recreational cannabis industry under the proposed Cannabis Act, a...

Stressed for back to school? Find a furry friend

Aug 31, 2017 / 12:00 am

Education professor John-Tyler Binfet poses with Frances. The pair has offered a drop-in animal-assisted therapy program at UBC Okanagan for five years. Just 20...

Jordan Perrey to lead IT Services at Okanagan College

Aug 30, 2017 / 3:38 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A respected IT professional with a unique blend of private and public sector experience will join Okanagan College next month...

TELUS supports natural play for child care centre with $20,000 gift

Aug 30, 2017 / 3:09 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A major investment from the community will enhance the great outdoors for South Okanagan children at Okanagan College’s new...

UBC Okanagan welcomes largest number of students to campus

Aug 30, 2017 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan is on track to welcome its largest class of students since the doors opened in 2005. Innovative programs continue to draw new students to UBC...

Call Home program gives mobile injection unit a technology upgrade

Aug 28, 2017 / 3:13 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Interior Health’s mobile RV overdose prevention unit is getting a unique technological boost with a lot of heart courtesy of...

UBC researchers test new technique to help with concussion diagnosis

Aug 24, 2017 / 12:00 am

UBC researcher and Southern Medical Program student Sandy Wright. Variations in blood flow may be the method to pin down brain trauma Sports-related concussions...

Big and strong may not last as long, according to UBC prof

Aug 23, 2017 / 12:00 am

Research shows women outlast men during dynamic muscle exercises UBC Assistant Professor Brian Dalton. In the battle of the sexes, new UBC research suggests...

Okanagan College instructor shares her passion for leadership

Aug 17, 2017 / 9:57 am

Okanagan College Media Release When Carolyn Gibson first moved to Revelstoke in early 2014, she had no inkling that she would soon find an outlet for combining...

Indigenous education advancement: learning from the Maori success

Aug 17, 2017 / 9:46 am

Okanagan College Media Release An international scholar and global leader at the forefront of transforming Maori and Indigenous education will be in Kelowna...

UBC researcher looks to the future of bone replacements

Aug 17, 2017 / 12:00 am

Hossein Montazerian, research assistant with UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering, demonstrates the artificial bone design that can be made with a 3D printer....

Trying to resist the urge to splurge? Ditch your smartphone

Aug 16, 2017 / 12:00 am

UBC research shows consumers more likely to purchase hedonic products with touchscreen technology You are more likely to indulge in guilty pleasures when...

UBC research suggests higher density communities can save water

Aug 15, 2017 / 12:00 am

Single family dwellers consume considerably more water than others UBC researcher Gyan Chhipi Shrestha says high-density communities can make better use of the...

UBC engineers use tech to tackle rental shortage

Aug 14, 2017 / 12:00 am

Cailan Libby is CEO of Happipad.com, a new venture focused on helping renters and landlords connect, founded in the Central Okanagan with its low-vacancy rental...

Heska appointed Director of Human Resources at Okanagan College

Aug 11, 2017 / 3:43 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College will welcome a new Director of Human Resources next month. Linda Heska, a post-secondary administrator with...

Telemedicine improves patient care across vast distances

Aug 10, 2017 / 12:00 am

Drs. Michael Humer and Barbara Campling are part of a thoracic oncology team that treats cancer patients via telemedicine. Virtual clinics provide improved...

New research suggests compost and wood-mill waste an organic alternative to fumigation

Aug 1, 2017 / 12:00 am

A microscopic image of the plant-parasitic nematode which can cause replant disease in cherry trees. (photo courtesy of Tristan Watson) UBC researchers say root...

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