The Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC flags at UBC Okanagan are lowered in remembrance of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away on April 9, 2021. The flags are lowered until sunset on the day of the funeral, Saturday, April 17, 2021. Learn more.
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Designing high-tech storage carts for the homeless
A team of engineering students is working to develop a personal belongings cart—a movable and securable buggy with lights and locks that can hold a homeless person’s possessions.