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Student’s father creates bronze deer in memory of his son. Two bronze deer now grace the grounds of UBC’s Okanagan campus, a gift that will forever stand as a legacy to former undergraduate student River Sidley. River died suddenly in 2014 and received a posthumous Bachelor of Science degree in June 2015. The artwork, “Pair […]
Kelowna residents Colin and Lois Pritchard have long been recognized in the community for their outstanding contributions to advancing health care in the southern interior region. Today, the most recent of their foundation’s contributions was unveiled at Kelowna General Hospital. Thanks to the generosity of The Colin and Lois Pritchard Foundation, the Larissa Yarr Medical […]
Search high and low, or just search here An investment of $50,000 from the Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust (SIDIT) to UBC’s Okanagan campus will give regional companies access and financial support to the best and brightest of young talent—UBC Okanagan co-op students. The pilot program makes available grants of up to $5,000 to qualifying […]
Since entering UBC, Tim Krupa, a fourth year science student at UBC’s Okanagan campus, has embraced many facets of university life. He’s a physics teaching assistant, residence advisor, and President of the UBCO Young Liberals of Canada. He sits on the UBC Board of Governors. He’s a cancer volunteer and a talented athlete. And when he’s not judging science fairs more
Alumnus Ross Langford began his UBC journey as a student, a journey culminating in his role as cabinet chair of the start an evolution campaign for the Okanagan campus — one of the largest fundraising initiatives in university history.
Boats that travel through the water, but don’t get wet. That’s the idea behind new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus that aims to make boats more efficient by creating superhydrophobic—or extremely water-repellent—surfaces