By Kristen Brooke on April 29, 2021
As you know, the month of May is Asian Heritage Month. It comes to us amidst significant adversities: the unprecedented rise of anti-Asian racism, the scepter of the unrelenting pandemic, the humanitarian crisis in India and so on.
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By Kristen Brooke on March 1, 2021
Join the Provost and Vice-President Academic, UBC Okanagan for the third webinar in a three-part series discussing systemic racism in science.
By Patty Wellborn on October 1, 2019
The birds and the bees can mean many things to many people. For a group of UBC Okanagan biology professors, however, they mean a great fundraising opportunity.
By Bud Mortenson on September 25, 2019
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.
By Patty Wellborn on September 24, 2019
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.
By Bud Mortenson on July 24, 2019
A group of UBC Okanagan students have won the opportunity to launch a science experiment into the stratosphere with help from the Canadian Space Agency.
By Bud Mortenson on July 19, 2019
Summer is upon us in the Okanagan Valley, and unlike summers in recent past, the majority of the Okanagan’s fire danger rating is sitting at low to moderate.
By Patty Wellborn on July 8, 2019
It’s the Association of Canadian Publishers’ highest honour—and on June 19 UBC’s Gregory Younging was posthumously recognized with the President’s Award for his contributions to the Canadian publishing industry and the association.