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Campus Life

Olympic cyclist Axel Merckx at Valley First UBC Athletics Scholarship Breakfast April 8

Mar 25, 2011 / 12:00 am

Bicycle racing champion Axel Merckx. (Photo by Eric Houdas) World-renowned Belgian bicycle racing champion Axel Merckx is the keynote speaker for this year’s...

College students raising funds for Japan

Mar 23, 2011 / 11:23 am

Okanagan College Media Release College students rally to offer Hope for Japan A dedicated group...

SIFE Okanagan is best in the West, again!

Mar 22, 2011 / 8:09 am

Okanagan College Media Release Two top-place finishes at the Western Canada regional competitions this month have left Okanagan College’s Students in Free...

Awards recognize Okanagan engineering co-op student, faculty member, and employer

Mar 22, 2011 / 12:00 am

Engineering co-op Faculty of the Year award recipient professor Mina Hoorfar in the research lab. The School of Engineering at UBC’s Okanagan campus is...

UBC partners with Okanagan Nation Alliance to promote cultural safety in health care

Mar 22, 2011 / 12:00 am

UBC cultural safety researchers include, from left, professors Rachelle Hole, Lawrence Berg, Joan Bottorff and Mike Evans. The Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA)...

College Half Marathon underway this weekend

Mar 21, 2011 / 4:22 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Runners have two days left to register online for the ninth annual Okanagan College Half Marathon, 10 K and Relay Race, which...

Event connecting today’s business leaders with tomorrow’s

Mar 17, 2011 / 3:17 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Take two young entrepreneurs who’ve made a comet-sized impact on the international stage, throw in their sweet recipe for...

Thorpes enhance their support for South Okanagan-Similkameen students by $50,000

Mar 17, 2011 / 3:03 pm

Okanagan College Media Release - March 17, 2011 Following the recent $37,000 donation from Okanagan College students to the Centre of Excellence on the...

Wine expert Andrew Waterhouse gives free public talk at UBC

Mar 17, 2011 / 12:00 am

Andrew Waterhouse On March 25 internationally-recognized wine chemist Andrew Waterhouse will give a free public talk at UBC's Okanagan campus about wine...

College and Salvation Army partner to provide relief for earthquake victims

Mar 15, 2011 / 10:29 am

Okanagan College Media Release After spending the last two weeks studying language and culture at the Vernon campus of Okanagan College, a group of nine...

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...

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