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  • Estrella Uldapilleta, Marco Perez and Cintia Luna
    Friday, June 2, 2017
    Cintia Luna admits there was a bit of culture shock when she came to the University of Northern British Columbia in May to take part in the Proyecta 10,000 English program. The university student from the... more
  • Friday, June 2, 2017
    Every week for the last year, Carla Alphonse travelled from her home in Anaham to Riske Creek where she spent Fridays and Saturdays as a university student. Alphonse signed up for the program with... more
  • Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    The first field campaign surveying Papua New Guinea’s lush primary forests from the coast to clouds has revealed that the high mountain tops of the rugged country may house the largest trees ever recorded... more
  • Tessa Shaw
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    No one from the University of Northern British Columbia Northwest campus Class of 2017 donned ruby slippers for their convocation celebration in Terrace, but many would agree there is no place like home.... more
  • WWNI graduates with Justice Thomas and Beverly Berger
    Monday, May 29, 2017
    Pauline Stewart and Constance Azak knew when they crossed the stage in Gitwinksihlkw to receive their University of Northern British Columbia degrees that their credential was more than just a personal academic... more
  • 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

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