Okanagan Stories

Learn how students, faculty, alumni and partners are turning vision, cooperation and courage into meaningful results.

INNOVATIVE

Focused on finding tomorrow’s solutions.

Printing Parts

Innovations in tissue engineering create 3-D printed options for skin, organs, joints and ligaments.

Closing the Distance

Telemedicine provides a valuable connection between surgeons and patients in remote communities.

Maximizing Potential

A student entrepreneur develops the first wireless oxygen-sensing device for endurance athletes.

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Media Matters | Just Breathe | O Cannabis


COMMUNITY

Opening doors for those who believe we’re stronger together.

Indigenous Voices

Profs and students work to save endangered languages, interpret oral histories and empower communities.

Facing the Challenge

Management students innovate and think on their feet to solve complex problems in an annual competition.

Hive of Activity

UBC eco-art initiatives engage communities to transform and preserve natural environments.

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Making Moves | Urban Harvest


 

COLLABORATIVE

Cultivating new ways of working together.

Finding Home

UBC Okanagan researchers collaborate with an ever-increasing network to combat homelessness.

Being Human

Profs and students dive deep into the literature, art, music, history and philosophy that defines humanity.

Aging Well

An industry partnership helps find new applications and manufacturing possibilities for carbon.

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Mission Possible | Diamond in the Rough


 

EMPOWERING

Building strength and confidence to unleash your potential.

Unleashed Potential

Dogs to the rescue! A therapy program explores how canines can reduce stress and increase well-being.

Game Changers

New research about physical activity is helping to improve the lives of athletes and people with spinal cord injury.

You Belong Here

Aboriginal Access Studies meets students where they’re at to reduce barriers to university education.

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Building Tradition


 

GLOBAL

Opening a world of opportunity from here.

Into Africa

Nursing students examine health inequities in Ghana and Zambia through a life-changing global health program.

Brave New Worlds

Curiosity about Earth environments and global research expeditions land a UBC geoscientist in Martian territory.

One Water

Engineers uncover new ways to manage finite water resources, locally and internationally.