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  • Wilden Living Lab show homes ready for new families


    As laboratories go, the comfy, newly-built Wilden Living Lab is already a winner.
  • Home of Tomorrow in Kelowna demonstrates energy efficiency

    KELOWNA - Recent EnerGuide testing has shown the Home of Tomorrow, one of two homes that make up the Wilden Living Lab project, to be 52 per cent more energy efficient than a standard home constructed to today’s building code. 
  • UBC prof. creates crowdsourcing map to track changes in Canada’s media

    While the landscape of Canadian media outlets has changed significantly during the past decade, a UBC researcher is hoping to keep tabs on exactly what has changed and where.
  • School of Engineering hosts first-ever community open house

    Race cars, concrete toboggans, autonomous vehicles, lasers, mechatronics and sustainable infrastructure solutions. These are a few of the things you will learn about at UBC Okanagan’s campus Saturday.
  • Treats, tours and activities offered at the Kelowna Art Gallery during Culture Days celebrations

    KELOWNA - Make sure your celebration of Culture Days on the last weekend of September includes a visit to the Kelowna Art Gallery. Join us for three days of fun and free activities that the whole family will enjoy.
  • Bugaboo University calls on creative Penticton kids to name that bug

    PENTICTON - Bugaboo University will soon be a buzz with activity, as the newest early learning centre in Penticton opens in September.
  • UBC celebrates the research, and those who are making a difference

    KELOWNA - Research matters. Whether it’s a new chip on cell phones to monitor health, helmets that prevent concussions, or new methods to provide safe drinking water, research underway at UBC’s Okanagan campus continues to evolve and improve our lives.

    UBC Okanagan is hosting its 10th annual Celebrate Research week March 2 to 6, and is inviting the community to discover the goings-on inside the research labs, in our communities, and what makes UBC’s researchers tick.
  • New expanded Outpatient Cardiac Services unit opens at KGH

    KELOWNA – Patients with heart conditions in the Southern Interior will have improved access to the highest levels of cardiac care with the official opening of the new Outpatient Cardiac Services unit at Kelowna General Hospital.
  • September brings new beginnings, new prospects to UBC

    Okanagan campus has record 8,346 students driving cultural, economic change

    September at UBC’s Okanagan campus is a time of new beginnings, fresh faces, new ideas, wish lists and to-do lists. And for the more than 1,300 faculty and staff, it is also a time of excitement as this year’s record 8,346 students – including 1,833 in first year, 631 graduate and 670 international students – arrive on campus.
  • UBC engineers assist Penticton with energy reduction goals

    Researchers will look at everything from recycling to electrical consumption

    The City of Penticton will get a helping hand from UBC’s Okanagan campus to reach its goal of reducing corporate greenhouse gas emissions.

    Prof. Keith Culver, the director of UBC’s Okanagan Sustainability Institute, connected City of Penticton staff with Prof. Rehan Sadiq and Assoc. Prof. Kasun Hewage from the university’s School of Engineering.

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