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Campus Life

Author gives Kelowna audience tips on how to live longer

Oct 14, 2011 / 12:00 am

Dan Buettner comes to Okanagan as part of Distinguished Speaker Series National Geographic journalist and author Dan Buettner was in Kelowna as part of the...

Emotional pleas focus of extensive psychology study

Oct 14, 2011 / 12:00 am

Forensic psychologist student Leanne ten Brinke has studied 78 emotional, televised pleas to find indications about who is lying and who is not. UBC researchers...

Six new Canada Research Chairs appointed at UBC

Oct 12, 2011 / 12:00 am

Okanagan professor Philip Ainslie named CRC in Cerebrovascular Function in Health and Disease Six new Canada Research Chairs have been appointed at the...

UBC student lands dream job after graduating

Oct 6, 2011 / 12:00 am

Dream of working for United Nations a reality UBC alumna Luisa Vasquez has landed her dream job of working for the United Nations and she credits the university...

New opportunities for aviation training and careers

Oct 5, 2011 / 2:07 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Students with an interest in aviation have a new opportunity to turn their passion into a profession. Okanagan College is...

Concrete idea: using industrial waste in sustainable, creative ways

Oct 5, 2011 / 12:00 am

UBC professor tests to determine waste types that can be mixed into cement Shahria Alam Shahria Alam sees a much more valuable use for industrial waste than...

College catches rising baseball star for athletic banquet

Oct 4, 2011 / 10:15 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College athletes and those who support them will have the opportunity to share breakfast with the Toronto Blue Jays’...

UBC campus activities planned for Social Justice Week

Sep 30, 2011 / 12:00 am

A Celebration of Non-Violent Action commemorates global struggles The Cultural Studies program at UBC’s Okanagan campus presents Social Justice Week: A...

Dangers of performance-enhancing drugs brought to Heat

Sep 30, 2011 / 12:00 am

Athletes get first-hand advice on damage drugs can do Clint Faught knows what he is talking about when he says the dangers of using performance-enhancing drugs...

Career Fair 2011 dishes out the real goods

Sep 29, 2011 / 9:17 am

Okanagan College Media Release Every year when veterinarian Barbara Coughlin sets up for Career Fair 2011 at Okanagan College, she knows she’s going to hear...

German heritage is focus of UBC research

Sep 29, 2011 / 12:00 am

University study will look at intercultural interactions Claude Desmarais, Reichwald Professor in Germanic Studies (Critical Studies, FCCS) at The University of...

UBC researcher a cornerstone of BC's palliative care initiative

Sep 28, 2011 / 12:00 am

Barb Pesut, UBC nursing professor and Canada Research Chair in Health, Ethics and Diversity Canada Research Chair Barb Pesut participates in study with academic...

Record Enrolment at Okanagan College

Sep 23, 2011 / 2:46 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Yet another record fall enrolment points to continued growth at Okanagan College. A snapshot of student enrolment in...

New Chef inspires new menu at Infusions

Sep 23, 2011 / 10:13 am

Okanagan College Media Release - Sept. 21, 2011Expect a world of new flavours on the menu next time you dine at Infusions – the showcase for Okanagan...

Young chefs bring their A-game to the College for Wine Fest

Sep 23, 2011 / 9:39 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus is one of the sites for partaking in the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival this year, with two...

UBC's Okanagan campus launches $100 million fundraising campaign

Sep 22, 2011 / 12:00 am

UBC alumnus and Kelowna lawyer Ross Langford officially launched a $100-million fundraising campaign at the Okanagan campus Thursday. Langford is the chairman...

Community Foundation gift strengthens ties with Okanagan College

Sep 20, 2011 / 4:09 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A gift from the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan to Okanagan College’s Centre of Excellence in Penticton will result...

One Story, One Song wins Ryga Award

Sep 20, 2011 / 1:32 pm

Okanagan College Media ReleaseThe George Ryga Society and Okanagan College are proud to announce that Richard Wagamese, author of One Story, One Song, is the...

Public invited to be part of the Valley’s university

Sep 20, 2011 / 12:00 am

Community Day features numerous events, lectures, activities The University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus is home to some of the brightest minds and...

Panel of experts to examine the future of the Okanagan

Sep 19, 2011 / 12:00 am

How will age, diversity of Valley impact future generations? For years the Okanagan has been among the most popular places in Canada to retire, but what kind of...

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