A strike by Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1722 began last Thursday and continues this week. Most public transit buses serving UBC Okanagan and other routes throughout the Central Okanagan are not running.
BC Transit has advised customers who use public transit to make alternative arrangements for their transportation during the strike.
On Dec. 8, distinguished UBC researchers will discuss all six of this year's Nobel Prize-winning contributions -- explaining the what, how, and why of the ideas and what might be the greatest benefit to all mankind.
Interprise students will be exposed to foundational coursework in arts, sciences, technology and management.
Summer study option open to UBC Okanagan students
Launching summer 2017, Interprise allows upper-level undergraduate students from any discipline the chance to join a four-month cohort of peers and gain valuable skills outside their major area of study.
Students will be completing this term's online Teacher Evaluation Questionnaires from Nov. 18 until Dec. 4. Faculty members receive an email verifying courses for evaluation and providing material to help promote the evaluations.
John-Tyler Binfet conducts kindness research in Central Okanagan schools.
The science behind kindness
Why is it important to acknowledge kindness?
World Kindness Day was on November 13. On that day kindness expert and Assist. Prof. John-Tyler Binfet sat down with the Faculty of Education to discuss his kindness research in schools and how it relates to everyday life.
Nick Blackwell and Jon Corbett, with UBC Okanagan's Spatial Information for Community Engagement lab, have created an interactive media map to create a visual analysis of what's happening in Canadian media.
UBC prof. creates crowdsourcing map to track changes in Canada's media
While the landscape of Canadian media outlets has changed significantly during the past decade, a UBC researcher is hoping to keep tabs on exactly what has changed and where.
UBC Okanagan defeated the University of Manitoba 3 sets to 1 on Friday night in the UBC Okanagan gymnasium.
Heat take third straight to start season
The Heat women's volleball team and the University of Manitoba Bisons kicked off their third week of 2016/17 Canada West competition with a Remembrance Day matchup that saw the Heat earn victory by a final score of 3-1.
First-year Bachelor of Science students (from left) Thomas Girard, Gurpreet Saini, Alyssa Liegmann and Kohl Finlayson each received $2,500 towards tuition from the Rick and Yasmin Thorpe and Friends Scholarship foundation.
Thorpe family doubles the dollars for UBC student scholarships this year
This year, to celebrate 10 years of giving, the Thorpe family decided to give money to twice as many UBC students as in previous years.
While working in a rural clinic in Zambia, UBC nursing students work and learn alongside fellow nurses from the host country.
UBC nursing students raise funds for healthcare in Ghana and Zambia
Each spring, students in UBC Okanagan's School of Nursing travel to Zambia or Ghana to complete a global health practicum. To help fund this project, the students host the Global Gala, a formal dinner and silent auction open to the community.
Again this year, the students have partnered with the Okanagan-Zambia Health Initiative, an organization committed to improving the health of people living in Zambia through locally identified health priorities. Together, with the Global Gala, they hope to raise money to cover the cost of these projects.