UBC Okanagan's annual Hack & Whack golf tournament for faculty and staff is being held this year on May 30 at the Kelowna Springs Golf Club. Register as a part of a team, as an individual ($60 per individual entry), or enjoy a dinner-only option ($30).
As of July 1, 2017, UBC Okanagan parking permits will become virtual parking permits -- meaning you will no longer need to display a permit in your vehicle.
After that date Parking Enforcement will confirm compliance with the license plate, not the hanging permit. The license plate is scanned and must be in the system linked to a permit or a daily pass. If not, a ticket is issued.
To provide a single pre-orientation experience for new-to-UBC students in the Okanagan this year, the Kick Start domestic student orientation has been integrated with the Jumpstart international student orientation.
"As there is no current cure for Alzheimer's, there is an urgent need for interventions to reduce the risk of developing it and to help manage the symptoms," says study first author Kathleen Martin Ginis, professor in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences.
Exercising can protect the brain from Alzheimer's disease
The evidence is clear. Physical activity is associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease, says a panel of researchers and not-for-profit leaders, led by UBC's Okanagan campus.
Talk—don't text—in times of stress, says UBC research
A UBC researcher suggests it's best to stop texting and instead make face-to-face contact when someone reaches out in need of support.
Assoc. Prof. of Psychology Susan Holtzman recently published research comparing both the social and emotional impact of support provided by text messaging versus in-person support. Holtzman believes the two separate experiments are the first randomized controlled studies about texting during stressful situations.
Our Stories: Ramon Lawrence Ramon Lawrence, associate professor of Computer Science, researches data virtualization, data integration and warehousing, embedded databases, and Big Data.
Nursing Specialty Practicum Speciality practicum options are available for third- and fourth-year nursing students. Fourth-year nursing student Rachel Epp completed the first-ever research practicum in 2017.