Whether you graduated from UBC's Okanagan campus or are a UBC Vancouver alumnus who lives in the Okanagan Valley, we offer many ways to stay connected to the university.
- So you want to be a health detective? June 22, 2021Although bogus health claims have dogged humanity for centuries, a UBC Okanagan professor says COVID-19 has made the importance of navigating health claims more critical than ever. And there are plans to make BC’s elementary school students better health detectives, one class at a time.
- UBCO enhances science and engineering outreach programs June 17, 2021This year underrepresented and underserved youth in BC’s Interior will have increased access to science and engineering programming.
- UBCO researchers identify best strategy to reduce human-bear conflict June 17, 2021Conservationists have long warned of the dangers associated with bears becoming habituated to life in urban areas. Yet, it appears the message hasn’t gotten through to everyone.
- Local Indigenous artist contributes to UBCO’s public art collection June 16, 2021A new painting titled cax̌alqs — red dress by Syilx artist Sheldon Pierre Louis has been added to UBC Okanagan’s Public Art Collection. The painting depicts an Indigenous woman wearing a red dress and a face mask.
- New funding for immersive technologies makes virtual a reality at UBCO June 10, 2021Funding from the Government of Canada will help establish one of the world’s first truly interdisciplinary immersive technologies graduate program at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
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THE A PROJECT
THE A PROJECT is a volunteer program for UBC alumni to work shoulder-to-shoulder on local service projects in the Okanagan. Sign up to be among the first to hear about upcoming THE A PROJECT activities.
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Notes from Alumni
Remember what it was like to be a student? There were so many conflicting priorities! We are asking our alumni to take a moment to help to brighten a UBCO student’s day by writing them a quick note of advice or encouragement on a postcard.
UBC Okanagan alumni share their stories and career wisdom through fifteen questions as we celebrate UBC Okanagan's 15th anniversary.
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