UBC is a supporting sponsor of Catalyst for Growth on May 22.
Presented by the Kelowna Women's Enterprise Centre, this day-long event combines a lively working forum, a networking lunch and world‐renowned expert on overcoming the Impostor Syndrome, Valerie Young.
The newly revamped Summer Programs site outlines a variety of youth, Indigenous, international, education, and new student programs, as well as links to academic courses, orientation programs, and essential campus services.
All UBC students with an active CWL are now able to download Office 365 at no cost. The installation of this software includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, which are supported across multiple devices.
Lisa Castle vice-president UBC Human Resources, (left) and Deborah Buszard, deputy vice-chancellor and principal of UBC Okanagan, (third from left) congratulate Jan Gattrell, Connie Neid, Edward Neeland, Paul Phillips, Michael Treschow, Alan Davidson, Melanie Jones and Paul Gabias on reaching the 25-year milestone in their careers.
UBC Okanagan honours professors and staff for years of service
Careers in post-secondary celebrated at annual event
The year was 1980 and while 83 million television viewers wondered 'who shot J.R.?', Mount St. Helens, Terry Fox, and John Lennon's death grabbed the headlines. Employees serving since that time at Okangan College, Okanagan University College and now UBC were honoured last week.
Alex Bond, a member of the first class of graduates from the Southern Medical Program, will be the student speaker at a special event Monday to mark the occasion of the graduation of the province's newest doctors.
UBC's Southern Medical Program celebrates first-ever graduating class
Thirty brand-new doctors begin residency programs across the country
UBC Okanagan is celebrating the graduation of the first medical doctors educated in the Southern Medical Program.
Students from Nepal rallying support for earthquake relief
UBC Okanagan's Nepalese Scholars' Association held a candlelight vigil at Kelowna's Stuart Park on Sunday evening. The students are raising funds to help Nepal recover from the devastating April 25 earthquake.
Artist Crystal Przybille's renderings of statues representing Father Pandosy and Chief Sʷknc̓u will be part of the discussion Friday, May 8, at the AlterKnowledge Discussion Series. Photo credit: Crystal Przybille.
Public history and art: can sculptures shape public perspective?
Discussion series looks at sculptures of Father Pandosy and Chief Sʷknc'ut
Does art have a role when it comes to the public's understanding of history and place? UBC Okanagan's AlterKnowledge series participants will engage in a special discussion about the role that public art may have in shaping perspectives on Kelowna's history.
Canada Research Chair Barb Pesut and Health Navigator Brenda Hooper look over a workbook created to help train volunteer health navigators to work with chronically ill seniors living in rural communities.
UBC study finds nurse 'navigators' play vital role in senior care
Retired baby boomers may provide volunteer workforce to help in rural settings
Retired baby boomers -- professionals looking for something meaningful to do during retirement -- might be the answer to helping seniors with chronic illness live independent lives.
Douglas Canning, Siqi Tan, Faculty of Management Dean Roger Sugden, Aneeq Siddiqui, Totalamber CEO Alan O'Neill, Regina Gonzalez Garcia, Davis Yates, Argus Properties CEO Ted Callahan, and David Kuhn pose with the Argus Cup at the Live Case Challenge.
UBC Management students win high praise from Totalamber CEO
Argus Cup Live Case Challenge impresses visiting international entrepreneur
After three days of challenging competition, six Management students have won high praise from competition partner Totalamber.
Maksim Parfyonov, second from right, leads the weekly art class with CONNECT residents Amadee Hollowink, Glen O'Connor, and Matthew McKay.
Medical student creates art classes for people living with brain injuries
New idea tackles depression and social isolation while creating useable art work
Second-year medical student Maksim Parfyonov has always had a keen interest in neuroscience. And art. When he was offered the chance to work with CONNECT as part of his Southern Medical Program studies, it seemed like the perfect fit.
Innovative community programming has won Creative Writing Associate Professor Nancy Holmes the Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs' 2015 Robert Kroetsch Teaching Award.
Holmes is recognized for Dig Your Neighbourhood, a project of the Department of Creative Studies, where students create a package of art for a Kelowna neighbourhood which is then distributed by the Welcome Wagon Ltd.