Oct. 18: Future of Health Forum focuses on research and innovation in cancer care
Collaboration brings cancer research to the community
UBC Okanagan, Accelerate Okanagan, BC Cancer and Interior Health have joined forces to host an annual forum called Future of Health—an event designed to foster connection and provide an opportunity to exchange ideas around health research and innovation.
Every eligible member of the UBC community is encouraged to take part in the 2019 Federal Election
From October 5 to 9, Elections Canada is setting up a special "Vote on Campus" office in the foyer of the Administration building at UBC Okanagan. To vote, you must be a Canadian citizen and at least 18 years old on election day, Monday, October 21.
Shuswap Elder and UBCO Community Research Liaison Jessie Nyberg signs as a witness to the declaration of Truth and Reconciliation commitments.
"The time to act is now"
UBC Okanagan signs declaration in response to Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action
Elders, chiefs and community members from throughout the Syilx Okanagan Nation joined with students, faculty and staff at UBC Okanagan on September 24 to witness the historic signing of UBCO’s commitments to action toward reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. View the ceremony online.
Marie Tarrant, Sheila Epp and Manuela Reekie from UBC Okanagan; Yvonne Moritz, Lisa Kraft, and Monique Powell from Okanagan College.
Nursing program at OC and UBCO recognized for innovative curriculum
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College has received long-term accreditation from the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP), which regulates nurse training in the province.
Rehan Sadiq, executive associate dean, UBC Okanagan School of Engineering; Andrew Hay, Okanagan College's vice-president, education; Catriona Power, director of partnerships and strategy, Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre.
Foresight Cleantech collaborates with Okanagan College and School of Engineering
Expanded initiative to support and grow clean technology industry in BC and beyond
Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Okanagan College and UBC Okanagan have established a new collaboration to create jobs and intellectual property, and grow the cleantech ecosystem in BC and Canada.
UBC 101 offers 24/7, on-demand access to information and resources essential for the transition of new students to the university.
Orientation available on-demand for new students
More resources, more convenience, and more power to tailor their own transition to university: new-to-UBCO students are getting a whole lot more from their orientation experience, thanks to an innovative new online program.
Ray Taheri always looks for community impact projects to give his students
Clothing bins made safer
It was July 2018 when Senior Engineering Instructor Ray Taheri heard the news: a woman had died after becoming trapped in a clothing donation bin in Vancouver—the fourth such death to have occurred in Canada since 2015.