Attend Alex Usher's keynote presentation on trends affecting higher education in Canada
Celebrate Research Week 2017 events start next week
Celebrate Research Week culminates on March 10 at 1 p.m. with an insightful presentation by Alex Usher, post-secondary education expert and author of the widely followed and occasionally controversial One Thought to Start Your Day blog.
Usher will be joined by Vice-Principal Research Phil Barker for a focussed Q&A on innovation.
Interested in learning about innovative organizations in Kelowna and around the Okanagan? Want to hear how professionals made their way into various industries?
The Faculty of Management's Discovery Career Conference empowers students and alumni to learn more about various industries, professions, and career paths by connecting them with dynamic professionals.
Chemistry instructor Richard Federley is ready to take on any adventure—even space travel.
UBC chemistry instructor shoots for the stars—literally
Keeping his feet on the ground is not Richard Federley's strong point. With an insatiable curiosity and a passion for adventure, jumping out of planes and exploring the unknown is everyday stuff for this UBC chemistry instructor.
No wonder he caught the eye of the Canadian Space Agency recruitment team.
New research suggests people with chronic pain would rather use cannabis over their recommended medicine.
Given the choice, patients will reach for cannabis over prescribed opioids
Chronic pain sufferers and those taking mental health meds would rather turn to cannabis instead of their prescribed opioid medication, according to new research by the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences.
Back Row from left: Anna Merino, Rachel Garrett, Sarah Coghlin, Alexis Gee, Josie Storey and Colin Wallace. Front Row from left: Camille Galloway, Alex Beswick, Rachel Parker. Photo creit: Greystoke Photography
Raising the cross country banner
After the women's volleyball match on Friday night, the women's cross country team's national championship banner was raised to the rafters of the UBC Okanagan gym.
Embrace Aging month includes plenty of activities for locals
While age may just be a number, how well we age impacts the quality of our later years.
March is Embrace Aging month, and the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, along with Interior Health and Interior Savings Credit Union have teamed up to present a number of events about healthy aging.
Supporter of amateur and professional sports speaks at UBC breakfast event
Doug Mitchell -- a man who has played professional football, triumphed in amateur sports, and has arenas and championship trophies named after him -- is the special guest at this year's Valley First / UBC Okanagan Athletics Scholarship Breakfast..