Get to know the students who will soon be attending UBC Okanagan by volunteering as a Broad-based Admissions (BBA)reader.
Readers are needed starting in November. The commitment is flexible—evaluate as many or as few profiles per week as your schedule allows. And BBA reading can be counted toward university service hours for faculty members.
Ponderosa Studio's premium suites: exclusive rates available for Okanagan campus employees
With thirteen suites at Ponderosa Cedar House reserved exclusively for use by UBC staff, faculty and guests of the university, Ponderosa Studio's premium suites are the perfect accommodation choice for UBC Okanagan staff and faculty travelling to UBC Vancouver.
Suites are economical, modern and comfortable accommodation, and provide immediate access to the Vancouver campus.
Book rooms online or call 604-822-1000 to find out more.
Frequencies: a new podcast series from the UBC Okanagan Library
The UBC Library has launched Frequencies, a new podcast series that features UBC Okanagan researchers and is hosted and produced by the library.
Every season of Frequencies revolves around an emerging topic or current event, with different episodes tackling the issue from different perspectives.
Oct. 25 open house on Glenmore area public transit
The City of Kelowna and BC Transit are exploring options for improving transit service in the Glenmore area. One of four public open houses will be held in the University Centre (Meekison Student Centre) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 25.
Psychology professor Zach Walsh and PhD candidate Rielle Capler.
Don't dispense with cannabis dispensaries, caution UBC researchers
Recent publication states 'store-front' system has elements that work well
Associate professor Zach Walsh, who teaches psychology in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, and PhD candidate Rielle Capler, say store-front dispensaries—often under fire by law enforcement and city governments—are a tried and true method of selling cannabis.
Jonathan Little, assistant professor in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences.
Ketone nutritional supplements: Good or bad for athletic performance?
Popular new ketone salts enhance fat burning but impair high-intensity exercise performance
In the quest to improve physical performance, many athletes are turning to untested nutritional supplements.
But in the case of ketone salts -- one recently available and popular class of supplements -- research from the Faculty of Health and Social Development suggests it may inhibit, rather than improve, athletic performance during high-intensity exercise.