Be part of a poverty simulation on March 1. Volunteers and participants are needed for this powerful experience that challenges perceptions, changes perspectives and strengthens understanding for those living in poverty.
Join the UBC Students' Union Okanagan and the United Way on March 1 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in the University Centre.
Due to the anticipated volume of requests and demand for the purchase of equipment before the 2015/16 fiscal year end, IT, Media and Classroom Services has posted some deadlines to help process procurement transactions.
Third-year Faculty of Management students (from left) Nick Ross, Graeme Sailor and Jennifer Stolarchuk celebrate their first-place finish at JDC West for entrepreneurship. Photo courtesy JDC West 2016.
Management students honoured in business competition
Teams win awards in entrepreneurship, taxation, and accounting
Faculty of Management students won three top-three finishes at JDC West, one of Canada’s largest business competitions. The teams won awards in three key categories: entrepreneurship, taxation, and accounting.
First-year engineering students Ryan Kozak, Erin Kearney, Tyler Ho, George Muson, Emily Simmends and Kaley Wainwright display their 'personal belongings cart' design during the recent Applied Science Design Showcase.
Providing a bit of home for those who live on the streets
UBC and community aim to provide secure storage for Kelowna’s homeless
Shopping carts used by Kelowna’s homeless are going high-tech thanks to engineers at UBC Okanagan.
Barber School Professor Stephen Porter studies psychology and law, legal decision-making, forensic aspects of memory, deception detection and criminal behavior.
Q&A: A look at 'Making a Murderer'
Warning: contains spoilers
An online petition has collected hundred of thousands of digital signatures seeking a pardon for a pair of convicted killers-turned-social media sensations based on a Netflix documentary series that cast doubt on the legal process.
About 100 School District 23 students, aged eight to 18, spent Jan. 23 learning how to code. The event took place on the heels of Premier Christy Clark’s announcement last week stating coding will become part of the overall K-12 curriculum redesign.
Okanagan students learn that computer coding isn’t just for school
Day-long coding workshop at UBC Okanagan introduces computer coding
More than 100 elementary and high school students are one step ahead of their counterparts after spending a day of computer coding at UBC’s Okanagan campus on January 23.
Warren Brock, communications manager with the Southern Medical Program, leads an online information session with students in the South Okanagan, demonstrating UBC’s videoconference technology as a way of delivering lessons across the province.
UBC leverages technology to recruit prospective medical students
Faculty of Medicine admissions office pilots new recruitment approach
UBC has long used videoconference technology to train its medical students. In a unique move, the Faculty of Medicine’s admission office decided to use the same technology as a recruitment tool -- offering its first-ever virtual info session to students in the South Okanagan.
Understanding sex-specific differences in functional decline
understanding how neuromuscular changes differ between men and women as they age
Jennifer Jakobi, associate professor in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences, heads a team investigating the way in which sex contributes to differential functional decline in men and women as they age.
Clifford Saron presents a number of positive well-being and meditation practice workshops this weekend for families living with children with autism.
A weekend of meditation, mindfulness, and autism research
Okanagan clinicians, educators, families will find relief in mindfulness training events
Clifford Saron is known internationally for his research on the effect of meditation on attention, emotional regulation, brain function and physical health. Saron’s other research area focuses on uni- and multisensory processing in children with autism.
The impact of UBC Okanagan At the January 2016 Kelowna Chamber of Commerce luncheon, UBC Interim President and Vice-Chancellor Martha Piper discussed the community impact of the Okanagan campus over the past ten years.
Hands-on mechanical engineering Engineering Professor Lukas Bichler is providing students with the hands-on experience to conceptualize, design, and build their own projects.
Humanist Data Lab The Exchange Humanist Data Lab houses projects add value to cultural artifacts through interpretation and analysis -- in a digital context.