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  • Roy Rea with baby moose
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017
    University of Northern British Columbia Senior Lab Instructor Dr. Roy Rea not only helped save two moose calves on May 20, he may also have helped to further his research at the same time. Rea has a... more
  • Nurse practitioner student Kristine Rowswell interacts with a child at daycare
    Tuesday, May 9, 2017
    The cacophony produced by two dozen children at play is not at all like the institutional serenity of a typical primary care exam room, yet for a group of UNBC Family Nurse Practitioner students it is the... more
  • Faran Rashid and Shelly Niemi UNBC Valedictorians
    Monday, May 8, 2017
    Shelly Niemi is the first-generation Indigenous student within her family to earn a Master’s degree. She believes the support systems available for Indigenous students at UNBC made the transition from high... more
  • Roxanne Umpherville and Mia Pupic
    Friday, May 5, 2017
    More than 13,000 kilometres of the Pacific Ocean separate Canada from New Zealand, but as participants in the Cross-Cultural Indigenous Knowledge Exchange program continue to discover there are many... more
  • Four university and college Presidents sign an MOU
    Friday, April 28, 2017
    Four post-secondary institutions in Northern B.C. are working together to make it easier for international students to transition from college to university. The University of Northern British Columbia,... more
  • Dr. Darwyn Coxson
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    University of Northern British Columbia Ecosystem Science and Management Professor Dr. Darwyn Coxson has won one of three 2017 Distinguished Academic Awards from the Confederation of University Faculty... more
  • Bianca Michell and Kiel Giddens
    Thursday, March 23, 2017
    Bianca Michell loves to learn. She also cares about her community. Michell is from a First Nations community in Northern B.C., and first graduated from UNBC with her Bachelor of Arts in First Nations... more
  • Dr. Andrew Miller, Ms. Ching-Man Chan, Dr. Maggie Wai Ming Li and Dr. Chow Lee.
    Tuesday, March 14, 2017
    MicroRNAs, a class of small ribonucleic acid (RNA), have gained tremendous attention in cell biology in recent years due to their important role in regulating many functions of the cell across many species... more
  • Tuesday, March 7, 2017
    The bar has been raised again at the UNBC Timberwolves Legacy Breakfast. The third installment of the annual event raised more than $54,000, with all funds raised going directly to scholarships and bursaries... more

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