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Okanagan campus sends delegation to World Model UN conference

Feb 24, 2012 / 12:00 am

UBC’s Okanagan campus World Model United Nations delegation flashes V for Vancouver, site of this year’s international student conference. Delegates...

Okanagan College’s School of Business Takes Third Place in National Competition

Feb 20, 2012 / 9:38 am

Okanagan College Media Release Students from the Okanagan School of Business placed third among 30 colleges and institutes in the seventh annual Vanier BDC...

Accounting students calculate first-place finish

Feb 20, 2012 / 12:00 am

Okanagan campus Faculty of Management students, from left, Eric Binotto, Ciera Elliott, Maxime Walker and accounting instructor Sandy Hilton teamed up to win...

School of Engineering student wins OPTO Startup Challenge

Feb 17, 2012 / 12:00 am

From left: Judges Michael Mielke (Radiance), Wellington Chadehumbe (Triumph Venture Capital) and Marc Himel (Jenoptik Optical Systems) with winners Samuel...

International Women’s Day Celebration honours Sharon Shepherd

Feb 16, 2012 / 8:44 am

On behalf of the Okanagan College Women's Resource Centre Former Kelowna Mayor Sharon Shepherd will be one of many women honoured at the International Women’s...

Awards make reality of living a dream at UBC

Feb 16, 2012 / 12:00 am

For Okanagan campus Bachelor of Arts student James Beaton, receiving the James R. Conway Scholarship and Bursary Endowment literally changed his life, allowing...

Great sled performance from UBC's Okanagan campus engineers

Feb 15, 2012 / 12:00 am

UBC’s Okanagan campus concrete toboggan team makes one of three runs during the annual Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race in Calgary over the weekend....

Ross Fitzpatrick and Deepa Mehta to receive UBC honorary degrees

Feb 14, 2012 / 12:00 am

Convocation ceremonies to be held on Okanagan campus June 7 Senator Ross Fitzpatrick and filmmaker Deepa Mehta will receive honorary doctoral degrees during...

Acclaimed genetic researcher Dr. Michael Hayden receives prestigious health research prize in Kelowna

Feb 13, 2012 / 12:00 am

Dr. Michael Hayden spoke at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus Monday. The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) today...

College students hungry for Gold Medal Plate Competition

Feb 10, 2012 / 12:02 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Eighteen students enrolled in Okanagan College’s Culinary Arts program are gearing up for what is expected to be a...

Dalhousie University delegates impressed with Aboriginal Programs and Services

Feb 10, 2012 / 12:00 am

Aboriginal student Cody Kenny, in third-year Human Kinetics, middle, chats with Arthur Stevens, Bridging Program co-ordinator, Dalhousie University, left, and...

Study: majority of graduates leave area, but plan to return

Feb 9, 2012 / 12:00 am

As part of her Master of Arts degree in interdisciplinary graduate studies, Emma Talbott recently conducted a survey of graduates and alumni at the University...

UBC to study brain blood flow during concussion recovery

Feb 8, 2012 / 12:00 am

Volunteer subjects sought for leading research into athletic head injuries Researchers at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus are launching a...

Vernon Speaker Series tackles greening the information age

Feb 3, 2012 / 9:26 am

Okanagan College Media Release The information and communication technology (ICT) industry needs to go green if it is to continue in a world facing global...

Vernon Speaker Series tackles greening the information age

Feb 3, 2012 / 9:26 am

Okanagan College Media Release The information and communication technology (ICT) industry needs to go green if it is to continue in a world facing global...

Okanagan Short Fiction Contest winners announced

Feb 3, 2012 / 12:00 am

Kamloops writer takes first prize in annual event Karen Hofmann, from Kamloops, is the winner of the 14th annual Okanagan Short Fiction Contest. Hofmann’s...

UBC's Okanagan engineers design a first-place finish

Feb 3, 2012 / 12:00 am

Okanagan engineering students Devyn Farr, left, Philip Batt, Patrick Finch and Clifford Gilker won the Western Engineering Competition 2012 in Calgary recently....

Scholars join forces to launch world-class research centre

Feb 2, 2012 / 12:00 am

Stephen Porter, left, Mike Woodworth and Zach Walsh are the driving force behind CAPSL – the Centre for Advancement of Psychological Science and Law. The...

Everyone has the potential to change the world

Jan 27, 2012 / 12:00 am

Speaker inspires others to help out and do what they can Jessica Jackley Anyone who thinks one person cannot make a difference has not met Jessica Jackley....

UBC Engineering students come up with concrete idea

Jan 27, 2012 / 12:00 am

Students from the School of Engineering at UBC's Okanagan campus pose with their while testing it out at Big White. The toboggan uses concrete runners and...

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