Community Culture and Global Studies

UBC experts: International Women’s Day

UBC experts: International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, a day set aside to mark the achievements of women, is Sunday, March 8.

Series of UBCO events to discuss housing, homelessness and more

Series of UBCO events to discuss housing, homelessness and more

According to census data from Statistics Canada, in Kelowna alone there are some 3,000 people considered at high risk of homelessness.

An extraordinary life: remembering Greg Younging

An extraordinary life: remembering Greg Younging

It’s the Association of Canadian Publishers’ highest honour—and on June 19 UBC’s Gregory Younging was posthumously recognized with the President’s Award for his contributions to the Canadian publishing industry and the association.

UBC hosts conlanging documentary and panel discussion

UBC hosts conlanging documentary and panel discussion

The art of creating languages, yes it is a thing, will be explained at a special event in Kelowna next week.

UBC Okanagan linguist creates language for Hollywood film Alpha

UBC Okanagan linguist creates language for Hollywood film Alpha

Like the crisp, white vista of frozen tundra, Christine Schreyer was given a blank canvas when it came to creating the dialogue for Alpha, a Hollywood historical drama released just last week.

Housing and homelessness topics of panel discussion

Housing and homelessness topics of panel discussion

UBC and Okanagan College are hosting a panel discussion about housing and homelessness that will feature ideas to improve housing in this region and make it more accessible for everyone.

More than 1,650 students graduate from UBC Okanagan this week

More than 1,650 students graduate from UBC Okanagan this week

For many, it’s one of the biggest milestones of their lives—graduating from university. At UBC’s Okanagan campus, nearly 1,650 students will reach that milestone this week as the university gears up for six convocation ceremonies.

Shining stars, bright minds win top accolades at UBC Okanagan

Shining stars, bright minds win top accolades at UBC Okanagan

Open minds, creative thinking and cutting-edge research have led to top awards for faculty and students at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

Director, scholar, Min Sook Lee visits UBC to present film work

Director, scholar, Min Sook Lee visits UBC to present film work

Award-winning Canadian filmmaker Min Sook Lee will be visiting UBC Okanagan’s campus next week.

Time running out for living languages in BC

Time running out for living languages in BC

All of British Columbia’s 34 living First Nations languages are critically endangered and many face the loss of their last generation of fluent speakers within the next decade.