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Foresight Cleantech collaborates with Okanagan College and UBC

Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Okanagan College and UBC Okanagan have established a new collaboration to create jobs and intellectual property, and grow the cleantech ecosystem in B.C. and Canada.

“The time to act is now”

Elders, chiefs and community members from throughout the Syilx Okanagan Nation joined with students, faculty and staff at UBC Okanagan Tuesday to witness the historic signing of UBCO’s commitments to action toward reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.

Series of UBCO events to discuss housing, homelessness and more

According to census data from Statistics Canada, in Kelowna alone there are some 3,000 people considered at high risk of homelessness—with another 1,900 identifying as transitionally, episodically or chronically homeless.

Future of Health Forum focuses on research and innovation in cancer care

With cancer remaining the leading cause of death in BC, the first-ever Future of Health Forum will focus on research, innovation and strides to improve outcomes for all cancer patients.

UBC engineers create ways to keep stone waste out of landfills

Using polymers and natural stone slurry waste, researchers at UBC Okanagan are manufacturing environmentally friendly stone composites.

Public events at UBC Okanagan Homecoming Sept. 27 and 28

Officially proclaimed as Homecoming Day in Kelowna by Mayor Colin Basran, Saturday, September 28, caps several days of activities welcoming UBC alumni home to UBC Okanagan and inviting the community to get to know more about the university.

Taking evolution to heart

An international research group at UBC, Harvard University, and Cardiff Metropolitan University has discovered how the human heart has adapted to support endurance physical activities.