Campus Life

UBC researcher breaks new ground on COPD

Nov 17, 2011 / 12:00 am

Neil Eves will spend the next several years looking at how exercise affects chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The exercise physiologist assistant professor...

International student hopes to call Canada home

Nov 16, 2011 / 12:00 am

Originally from Mexico, Karen Robles has been studying mechanical engineering at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus for the past four years....

Students can still register for three-hour short story competition

Nov 14, 2011 / 1:02 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Organizers of Okanagan College’s three-hour short story competition are willing to be a little lenient with those Grade 11, 12...

Pay it forward giving drive to launch next week

Nov 10, 2011 / 3:23 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Now in its sixth year, Okanagan College’s Pay it Forward campaign, a giving event aimed at helping local community...

Okanagan College students all ears for upcoming concert

Nov 10, 2011 / 1:42 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Music comes alive at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus Thursday, Nov. 24 when the Audio Engineering and Music Production...

Okanagan short story contest is 14 years strong

Nov 10, 2011 / 12:00 am

Great opportunity for writers to showcase their talent, win prizes The 14th Annual Okanagan Short Story Contest is now accepting stories from writers in the...

Okanagan College business students offer insight into BC Parks’ future

Nov 9, 2011 / 9:09 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College students hooked themselves a second place finish with their presentation on BC Parks at the Tourism Industry’s...

UBC's Okanagan campus receives grand challenges explorations funding

Nov 7, 2011 / 12:00 am

Sanjoy Ghosh and Deanna Gibson, assistant professors in biology with the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia’s...

Campus volunteer efforts extend to Peru

Nov 4, 2011 / 12:00 am

Not a vacation, but an amazing adventure awaits UBC student volunteers Michelle Lowton, associate director, student development and advising, foreground, and...

New endowment named in honour of Okanagan College faculty advocate

Nov 3, 2011 / 3:30 pm

Okanagan College Media Release An organization of retired B.C. college and institute faculty is making a big difference for the next generation of Okanagan...

Okanagan College students top 2011 Irving K. Barber scholarships

Nov 2, 2011 / 2:46 pm

Okanagn College Media Release An unprecedented number of Okanagan College students have received good news, along with hefty $5,000 cheques, from the Irving K....

Extreme deep-sea environments exposed by UVic professor in public talk

Nov 2, 2011 / 9:16 am

Okanagan College Media Release Canada’s leading authority on extreme deep-water sea life will be in Vernon Nov. 17 to present a public lecture on underwater...

Okanagan College Welding program buoys up Oliver

Nov 1, 2011 / 2:26 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Vancouver’s new shipbuilding contract is creating a pent-up demand for welders that will be felt province-wide and now job...

Okanagan College Welding program buoys up Oliver

Nov 1, 2011 / 2:26 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Vancouver’s new shipbuilding contract is creating a pent-up demand for welders that will be felt province-wide and now job...

UBC Southern Medical Program recruiting volunteer patients

Oct 31, 2011 / 12:00 am

Clinical training sessions will help prepare next generation of doctors Interested in training the next generation of doctors? The UBC Faculty of Medicine...

UBC releases new information on animal research

Oct 31, 2011 / 12:00 am

The University of British Columbia is publishing on its Animal Research website information on the total number of animals involved in research during 2010, the...

Venture Okanagan aims for hat trick

Oct 28, 2011 / 1:47 pm

Okanagan College Media Release In the game called success, it’s all about achieving goals and Venture Okanagan hopes to score its third win when potential...

Passion for helping others leads to award

Oct 27, 2011 / 12:00 am

Sarah Bryant has received the Options for Sexual Health Volunteer of the Year Award. The Master of Arts in Education student at the University of British...

College’s new IT Director brings experience, enthusiasm to role

Oct 26, 2011 / 8:53 am

Okanagan College Media Release Laura Eagen is looking forward to landing in the Okanagan to take over her new job as the College’s Director of Information...

Penticton Rotary clubs help students hit the books hard

Oct 25, 2011 / 9:56 am

Okanagan College Media Release When students at Okanagan College’s new Centre of Excellence sit down to study, they’ll literally be supported by their local...

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