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Use the humanities to bridge cultural divisions, say UBC profs

Use the humanities to bridge cultural divisions, say UBC profs

Researchers bring reasoning into scientific, often polarizing, issues

Alumni Exhibition

Alumni Exhibition

BFA alumna showing recent work during Homecoming 2019 at UBC Okanagan

UBC hosts Faith, Community and Culture conference

UBC hosts Faith, Community and Culture conference

On the verge of having an international conference on religion cancelled due to political turmoil, UBC Professor Francisco Peña stepped in and is bringing the event to Kelowna.

Historic home creates unique opportunity for fine art students

Historic home creates unique opportunity for fine art students

A new partnership between UBC Okanagan and Vernon’s Caetani Cultural Centre will help make artistic dreams come true for two student-artists.

Convocation is a time of celebration at UBCO

This week UBC Okanagan celebrates its students as it hosts six separate graduation ceremonies over two days. More than 1,725 students will cross the stage, earning their undergraduate degrees while 215 students will receive their master’s degree and 40 their doctorates. 

UBC hosts fourth annual Student Okanagan Film Festival

The Student Okanagan Film Festival, now in its fourth year, will screen short films from a wide range of genres including mini-documentary, experimental short films, music videos, animation and short narrative films.

Okanagan Short Story Contest winners shortlisted

UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) is pleased to share the finalists of the 2019 Okanagan Short Story Contest.

Experts Advisory: Earth Day, 49 years later

Almost 50 years ago, millions gathered to protest the negative impacts of industry and development on the world. Since then, the tradition has continued with Earth Day, a global celebration that is recognized by more than one billion people in 192 countries. It is a day of civic and political action to focus on environmental issues such as biodiversity, sustainability, pollution, climate change and clean energy.

Graduating UBC Okanagan students host exhibition

Visual Arts students at UBC Okanagan’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program host their annual graduation art exhibition this month.

Pony Cabaret returns

Now in its fourth year, the Pony Cabaret returns with a stellar line-up of local and west coast talent. Hosted by Miss Cookie LaWhore, Pony showcases performers across a variety of disciplines.