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By Patty Wellborn on August 16, 2021
Physical contact with a dog makes a significant difference to wellbeing
By Patty Wellborn on August 5, 2021
UBCO researchers help weave Indigenous-led policy into newly revised model
By Patty Wellborn on June 23, 2021
New research from UBC Okanagan has determined if a child knows they have safe support from a trusted adult, it significantly increases the chances of that child disclosing they have been sexually assaulted. This likelihood is especially true when the offender is a family member or trusted caregiver.
By Haley Allen on June 4, 2021
Each year, doctoral students from five Canadian universities and the Canada Council for the Arts vie for the prestigious Killam Doctoral Scholarships. Established in memory of Izaak Walton Killam through the Will of his wife, Dorothy J. Killam, Mrs. Killam desired that those selected to receive scholarships: “Be likely to contribute to the advancement of […]
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By Patty Wellborn on June 1, 2021
It’s an honour bestowed upon the university’s most accomplished graduate students — and this year, Master of Arts student Sandra Fox is being recognized with the Governor General’s Gold Medal for her exceptional research on Indigenous identity.
By Patty Wellborn on May 27, 2021
Virtual ceremony recognizes more than 1,800 graduating students UBC Okanagan is marking its second virtual convocation next week. More than 1,850 graduates — including 1,600 undergraduates as well as more than 100 masters’ and doctoral students — will tune in to celebrate the success of their educational journey. “This has been a remarkable year for […]
By Patty Wellborn on May 10, 2021
Last Thursday at a special virtual ceremony, UBC Okanagan researchers were honoured for their innovative and groundbreaking work.