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Campus Life

Men’s knowledge on prostate cancer needs improving

Apr 16, 2019 / 12:00 am

Despite tools, there’s a disconnect when it comes to information and treatment UBC researchers have determined the majority of men struggle when it comes to...

UBC Okanagan opens new community-engaged research space

Apr 15, 2019 / 12:00 am

Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility and Kelowna—Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr are surrounded by UBC Okanagan...

Time is money, especially when it comes to giving

Apr 15, 2019 / 12:00 am

Research from UBC Okanagan, University of Melbourne and the University of Guelph shows that changing the deadline for donations closer to tax time can increase...

Carpenter Foundation program builds skills and community in South Okanagan

Apr 11, 2019 / 10:22 am

Okanagan College Media Release The residential construction industry is thriving in the South Okanagan, and a carpentry program with extra supports for...

UBC researchers say eggs for breakfast benefits those with diabetes

Apr 11, 2019 / 12:00 am

Low-carb breakfast improves control of blood glucose levels While some cereals may be the breakfast of champions, a UBC professor suggests people with Type 2...

New guideline decreases breast cancer re-operation rates

Apr 10, 2019 / 12:00 am

Alex Monaghan, a second-year Southern Medical Program student at UBC Okanagan, says a recently new surgical guideline has reduced re-operation rates breast...

Mature students benefit from confidence and credentials

Apr 8, 2019 / 10:37 am

Okanagan College Media Release Maria Otting knew something had to change. Having relocated to Salmon Arm, she found herself in need of a new work environment...

Gold-medal cyclist shares stories of tragedies and triumph

Apr 8, 2019 / 12:00 am

Meghan Grant inspires audience at UBCO Athletic Scholarship Breakfast Anybody who has ever endured a miss-step or a bit of bad luck could have taken away a...

Housing help needed for new tourism program students

Apr 5, 2019 / 10:54 am

The advent of Okanagan College’s new tourism management diploma program means there is significant need to accommodate students who will be arriving in...

College celebrates a decade of recognizing Aboriginal students’ achievements

Apr 4, 2019 / 9:05 am

Okanagan College Media Release Saturday, March 9 marked the 10th Annual Aboriginal Student Recognition Ceremony at Okanagan College and students, educators and...

UBC research recommends graduated return to work after prostatectomy

Apr 3, 2019 / 12:00 am

Worker identity of being strong, providing for families should be redefined New UBC research cautions men recovering from a radical prostatectomy to take it...

Hoopla: President’s Celebration of OC Coyotes Basketball

Apr 2, 2019 / 12:47 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s Coyotes basketball teams invite you to mix and mingle with the players, coaches and supporters at the third...

Sex, Salmonella, and Beetles: Epidemiologist shares how eating bugs could save the world

Apr 1, 2019 / 12:28 pm

Okanagan College Media Release What do food, sex and salmonella have in common? How will eating insects help save the planet? Award-winning author and...

Armstrong Co-op delivers new tools for trades students

Mar 27, 2019 / 11:38 am

Okanagan College Media Release A co-operative that has a nearly 100-year history in the community is supporting the next generation of skilled trades workers...

On the keto diet? Ditch the cheat day, says UBC study

Mar 27, 2019 / 12:00 am

More work is needed to verify their findings, but UBC researchers are arguing that those on a keto diet should pause when considering a 'cheat day.' Just one...

Record OC budget broadens services and programs

Mar 26, 2019 / 1:14 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s largest operating budget – $121.7 million – will provide additional student services and expanded access...

UBC researchers develop new heart valve aimed at high-risk patients

Mar 25, 2019 / 12:00 am

Nanocomposites replace animal tissue in new valve design Researchers at UBC have created the first-ever nanocomposite biomaterial heart-valve developed to...

Okanagan College launches new training for tourism managers

Mar 21, 2019 / 12:00 pm

Okanagan College Media Release With tourism employers across much of B.C. feeling the pinch when it comes to finding experienced managers, Okanagan College is...

Gold medal winning cyclist to speak at athletic breakfast

Mar 21, 2019 / 12:00 am

Meghan Grant, a gold medal-winning member of Canada’s national cycling team, is the special guest at this year’s fundraising breakfast. UBC hosts Meghan...

Psychology student captures top prize at UBCO 3MT final

Mar 15, 2019 / 12:00 am

Cassidy Wallis presents her research at UBC Okanagan’s sixth annual Three Minute Thesis competition. Graduate students boil down their research into...

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