There is no shortage of UBC staff who make outstanding contributions to the university community. You are invited to recognize them and their achievements by nominating them for the 2019 President’s Service Award for Excellence.
Share your thoughts about UBCO Food Services
Starting July 1, many of the food and beverage locations at UBC Okanagan will be under new management. The campus will transition to a self-operated food services model called UBCO Food Services.
The university is gathering feedback from students, faculty and staff to choose the best possible mix of menus and locations for the campus.
Nominate an outstanding graduating student, and they could win a free ticket to attend Graduation Ball at the Delta Grand Hotel on March 23.
Nominate a graduating student to attend this year's Graduation Ball
Nominated students must have demonstrated leadership in one or more of the following areas: community service, cross-cultural relations, promotion of diversity, intellectual pursuits, and artistic or athletic endeavours. They also must be graduating in 2019.
BC Transit and the City of Kelowna are seeking feedback on fall 2019 proposed transit service changes. The online survey closes this Friday (Feb. 22), and is seeking input on a variety of service proposals including:
Service improvements on route 8 University/Okanagan College
A proposed routing change for route 4 Pandosy/UBCO Express
Proposed local service for Academy Way with service optimization on route 13 Quail Ridge.
For many, the traditional first date conversation takes place online before meeting in person.
First comes Tinder, then comes marriage
Psychology professor examines romantic relationships in the age of online dating
The way many people discover romance is undergoing a radical shift. Where once we may have met our romantic partners in the checkout line at the grocery store, the norm has shifted to connecting online first.
How did this happen and what does it mean for the future of romance?
When it comes to freshwater availability, more than 50 per cent of the world's total water supply is found in only three countries—China, Canada and Kyrgyzstan.
Think big—at least when it comes to global conservation
According to a group of international researchers led by the Barber School's Laura Coristine and Adam T. Ford, large countries are overlooked in their potential contributions to protect the environment.
Doctoral student George Luka says there is an urgent need to develop a fast, flexible, accurate and real-time detection tool to meet the challenge of protecting water consumers.
UBC researchers develop diagnostic tool for detecting cryptosporidium
Cost-effective biosensor provides immediate and accurate results
A handheld 'tricorder' that can test for biological contamination in real-time has been the dream of science fiction fans for decades. And UBC Okanagan engineers say the technology is closer to science fact than ever before.
Giving Day 2019
On March 6, the Okanagan campus will be holding 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.
Do you speak emoji?
We asked our students if they speak emoji and got some interesting results.