Posts Tagged ‘UBC’s Okanagan campus’

Ed Burtynsky. Photo credit: Jim Panou

Top photographer and much-loved poet to receive honorary degrees

Apr. 25, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, Media Release, University News | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

World-renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky and internationally acclaimed poet Patrick Lane will receive honorary doctoral degrees during convocation ceremonies at UBC’s Okanagan campus this June.

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Assist. Prof. Zach Walsh wants research to help assess and harness marijuana's therapeutic potential.

Smoke signals: Medical marijuana in Canada

Feb. 6, 2013 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , ,

Research is helping to shape the therapeutic potential of pot

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Assist Prof. Ilya Parkins makes an argument for the importance of fashion in understanding culture. Jody Jacob Photograph

Fashion is a feminist issue

Feb. 6, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , , ,

UBC prof. studies style to shed light on wider issues in society

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Warren Hare and Yves Lucet

Revolutionizing road design

Dec. 18, 2012 | Filed under: Business, Law and Society, Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , ,

New technologies from UBC’s Okanagan campus are tackling the high cost of building highways.

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Deborah Buszard

Deborah Buszard appointed Deputy Vice Chancellor and Principal for UBC’s Okanagan campus

Feb. 3, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Professor Deborah Buszard to lead UBC’s Okanagan campus as Deputy Vice Chancellor and Principal. She will begin her five-year term on July 1, 2012.

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