UBC Okanagan’s 24-hour premiere hackathon returns for second year

UBC Okanagan’s 24-hour premiere hackathon returns for second year

BC Hacks 2.0 scheduled for February 20, 21 UBC Okanagan’s 24-hour premiere hackathon is back by popular demand. BC Hacks 2.0 is the second iteration of the hackathon, which provides people with technical backgrounds a venue for self-expression and creativity through technology. The event, organized by the Computer Science Course Union, brings together tech-enthusiasts from […]

Chemistry professor wins top prize for contributions to chemistry education

Chemistry professor wins top prize for contributions to chemistry education

Associate professor of chemistry, Stephen McNeil, has been awarded the Chemical Institute of Canada Award for Chemistry Education. Presented to one person, annually, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to education at the post-secondary level in the field of chemistry or chemical engineering. McNeil was selected for his work in leading a reform of the content […]

New Bachelor of Sustainability Degree Proposed

Students – send us your feedback A new degree program is being considered for UBC’s Okanagan campus. The proposed Bachelor of Sustainability would encompass the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, providing an interdisciplinary approach to one of the biggest challenges facing our world today. Some of the features of the envisioned program are: a […]