Campus Life

UBC students build robots with SD23 students

Mar 14, 2011 / 12:00 am

10-year-old Ocean Taylor from Bankhead Elementary School builds a Lego Mindstorm Robot with UBC student Monica Marton, who is in the first year of the...

Microbiologist named Researcher of the Year at UBC's Okanagan campus

Mar 11, 2011 / 12:00 am

Researcher of the Year, microbiologist Melanie Jones. UBC microbiologist Melanie Jones has been named Researcher of the Year at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Jones...

Okanagan College Students’ Union shows support for the Centre of Excellence

Mar 10, 2011 / 12:34 pm

Okanagan College Media Release The Okanagan College Students’ Union is demonstrating its support for the environment, for leadership in education and for...

Jet Propulsion scientist decodes comets in public speaker series

Mar 9, 2011 / 12:16 pm

Okanagan College Media Release What can comets tell us about the origin of the solar system? A lot, if you’re Dr. Paul Weissman, Senior Research Scientist at...

Everything from soup (culinary arts) to nuts (and bolts) at Regional Skills Canada competition Friday

Mar 9, 2011 / 8:59 am

Okanagan College Media Release On Friday, scores of high school students will be congregating at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus, and at the Centre for Arts...

Pasta crown stays at home, but champs are science and technology

Mar 9, 2011 / 8:57 am

Okanagan College Media ReleaseA high school student from Charles Bloom Secondary in Lumby was the unexpected champion in the 28th Annual Okanagan College...

New UBC Okanagan Heat rugby team goes to nationals

Mar 9, 2011 / 12:00 am

Second-year human kinetics student Judah Campbell and third-year nursing student Natalie Kloosterman are excited by the addition of rugby to the Heat varsity...

"Thinking like a watershed" talk to begin UBC's World Water Week

Mar 4, 2011 / 12:00 am

A"water puppet" made from papier-mache using recycled materials makes an appearance on UBC’s Okanagan campus during last year's World Water Day....

Video "LipDub" captures a day in the life of UBC's Okanagan campus

Mar 4, 2011 / 12:00 am

The LibDub team is planning a day-long video project that will capture a day in the life of UBC’s Okanagan campus on Mar. 26. Students at UBC’s Okanagan...

300 years later, the scheming still works on stage

Mar 2, 2011 / 11:27 am

Okanagan College Media Release The Beaux’ Stratagem was penned more than 300 years ago, but the humour, plot, characters and twists hold up, and the troupe...

UBC funding supports health partnerships in BC Interior

Mar 2, 2011 / 12:00 am

The Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention (IHLCDP) at UBC has provided $30,000 in funding divided equally among three initiatives that...

Heavy Duty Mechanics turns out to be light load

Feb 25, 2011 / 11:56 am

Okanagan College Media Release Imagine thinking you could never get it right. Now imagine turning that belief on its head, and you’ll understand why Shistar...

Apprentice Chef’s legacy honoured by Cactus Club

Feb 24, 2011 / 11:17 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College alumnus Kelroy Munroe is being honoured for his energy, enthusiasm and excellence through a new scholarship in...

Teaching the Trades gets traction at College

Feb 21, 2011 / 2:57 pm

Okanagan College Media Release When Jeremy Gooding set out to launch a new career, he turned to two passions – fine arts and trades. But after years working...

Culinary students clamour for role in Canadian Culinary Championship

Feb 17, 2011 / 4:29 pm

Okanagan College Media Release   Canada's top eight chefs gathered at Okanagan College's kitchen to prepare for the Gold Medal Plates competition this...

Kayfish and Styffe to lead College Board

Feb 14, 2011 / 1:45 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Lance Kayfish has been re-elected to a one-year term as Chair of the Okanagan College Board of Governors, while the South...

Graduate studies: road less travelled more travelled at UBC

Feb 11, 2011 / 12:00 am

Many graduate students at UBC's Okanagan campus are taking the road less travelled by pursuing their master's or doctoral degrees in Interdisciplinary Graduate...

College to host Eat.Drink.Tweet., a social media bootcamp

Feb 10, 2011 / 10:39 am

Okanagan College Media Release Eat.Drink.Tweet. Sounds simple, unless you don't know what a "tweet" is. Teaming up with All She Wrote, a boutique communications...

Crocodile tears? Facial clues reveal fake or sincere remorse

Feb 10, 2011 / 12:00 am

Leanne ten Brinke A new study led by Leanne ten Brinke, a psychology PhD candidate at UBC's Okanagan campus, investigates how genuine and falsified remorse...

UBC psychology professor wins international award for outstanding research

Feb 7, 2011 / 12:00 am

UBC psychology professor Liane Gabora UBC psychology professor Liane Gabora has been awarded the Berlyne Award for Outstanding Research by a Junior Scholar,...