On March 6, the Okanagan campus will hold UBC’s first-ever Giving Day. Driven by online engagement, this 24-hour giving challenge will bring donors, alumni, friends and the community together to support our amazing students.
Help make UBCO Giving Day a success by donating to one of the selected student causes, encouraging your friends and family to participate and spreading the word using the hashtag #DayoftheOK.
Join the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies on February 21 for a public presentation with Tanya Talaga, acclaimed author of Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death and Hard Truths in a Northern City.
Grad student competitors present research to advance to the final
Three Minute Thesis (3MT) heats are currently being organized across all faculties and schools on campus. Participating graduate students will present their research in the first stage of the 3MT competition over the next few weeks.
SUSTAINABILITY OFFICE AND RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES HOLD fourth ANNUAL GREEN LABS EVENT
Laboratory activities can have a huge impact on the environment.
Learn more about conserving energy as well as reducing and diverting waste from your lab, tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fipke Centre foyer.
Important changes are coming to how departmental meeting rooms are booked on campus. To enhance and improve the meeting room booking experience, IT, Media and Classroom Services has been working with stakeholders to establish a new room booking workflow.
UBC Okanagan students get ready for a high-tech world with new facility
Students at UBC Okanagan will be well prepared for a high-tech world studying in The Commons, our new multipurpose facility outfitted with modern classrooms, technology labs and collaborative study areas.
Led by Kathleen Martin Ginis, a professor with the Southern Medical Program and the School of Health and Exercise Sciences, a team of campus researchers are devoted to improving the health and well-being of people with spinal cord injury.
Assistant Professor Heather Gainforth researches behaviour change with the School of Health and Exercise Sciences.
UBC researcher adopts play-by-play method to understand how counsellors can promote health
Videos help analyze what works to help people change their behaviours
Using a page from a coach's playbook, School of Health and Exercise Sciences researcher Heather Gainforth has come up with a method to analyze behaviour change counselling sessions and determine what makes them work.
Study shows how terminal cancer patients choose to live life with new meaning
A School of Nursing professor emeritus has determined that people diagnosed with terminal cancer—who have hope, positivity and family support—are able to live well during the advanced stage of the disease.