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UBC Okanagan’s 24-hour premiere hackathon returns for second year

UBC Okanagan’s 24-hour premiere hackathon returns for second year

BC Hacks 2.0 scheduled for February 20, 21 UBC Okanagan’s 24-hour premiere hackathon is back by popular demand. BC Hacks 2.0 is the second iteration of the hackathon, which provides people with technical backgrounds a venue for self-expression and creativity through technology. The event, organized by the Computer Science Course Union, brings together tech-enthusiasts from […]

Community leadership, academic excellence and unwavering determination lead to prestigious Pushor Mitchell recognition

Community leadership, academic excellence and unwavering determination lead to prestigious Pushor Mitchell recognition

Teagan MacDougall reminds herself of one thing when the going gets tough—how worthwhile this will all be when she’s able to help sick children as a pediatrician.

UBCO student, human rights activist wins Lieutenant Governor’s award

UBCO student, human rights activist wins Lieutenant Governor’s award

Shortly after high school, Dominica Patterson boarded a plane to volunteer in Benin, West Africa. While she knew an adventure was waiting, she had no idea how that journey would light a spark that would eventually lead to law school.

UBC Okanagan celebrates the class of 2020

UBC Okanagan celebrates the class of 2020

UBC Okanagan’s Convocation of 2020 will go down in history as a unique event. Instead of students, parents and faculty joining together on campus, the celebrations will be held virtually.

Want to come up with a creative idea? Here’s how.

Want to come up with a creative idea? Here’s how.

A new study from UBC’s Okanagan campus is shedding light into how human creativity works and how novel ideas are formed—something the study’s researchers say is becoming increasingly important.

UBCO researcher discusses the good, and bad, of living connected

UBCO researcher discusses the good, and bad, of living connected

Even though much of Canada is loosening stay-at-home restrictions, people are realizing that social distancing and working from home is the new normal. And might be for some time.

Exploring therapeutic uses of medicinal cannabis

Exploring therapeutic uses of medicinal cannabis

SOMETIMES SCIENCE leads to discoveries that change society. Sometimes societal […]

Free mental health support available to all BC residents

Free mental health support available to all BC residents

All British Columbians now have access to free, psychological first-aid thanks to a collaboration between UBC Okanagan, the BC Psychological Association, and the province.

UBCO teams up with psychologists and nurses to support health care workers

UBCO teams up with psychologists and nurses to support health care workers

All of BC’s frontline health care workers can now access online support services to help them cope with the psychological effects of managing the COVID-19 outbreak.