UNBC Stories

Learn about what's happening at UNBC.

  • Thursday, December 24, 2015
    For the first time ever, the University of Northern British Columbia is ranked No. 1 in the country by Maclean’s Magazine, and more than 90 per cent of UNBC graduates were satisfied with their university... more
  • Wednesday, December 23, 2015
    To the casual observer, the night sky is filled with stars, the moon and the occasional comet. For UNBC Chemistry Professor Dr. Margot Mandy, outer space is filled by questions in search of answers. A... more
  • Monday, December 21, 2015
    The University community is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of one of our founding faculty members, Dr. Joselito (Lito) Arocena. Dr. Joselito (Lito) Arocena was one of the original members of... more
  • Friday, December 18, 2015
    The Nak’azdli Whu’ten First Nation and the District of Fort St. James have a better understanding of their wastewater treatment options thanks to the work of three UNBC Environmental Engineering students.... more
  • Wednesday, December 16, 2015
    As a youngster, Jared Parker was just like everybody else in Prince George. He played hockey, soccer, volleyball and basketball. He was popular with his friends at John McInnis junior secondary, but as he... more
  • Monday, December 7, 2015
    A record number of high-achieving high school students visited UNBC on Dec. 7 to learn more about the University and receive Academic Achiever Award certificates. The 180 attendees toured the Prince George... more
  • Thursday, December 3, 2015
    UNBC’s campus is surrounded by scenic multi-use trails popular with cyclists, hikers, and skiers. Two new mapping projects are making it easier to take advantage of the trail network that crisscross the UNBC... more
  • Wednesday, October 7, 2015
    Five UNBC Environmental Engineering students reached the podium at a global engineering conference. Allison Matfin, Maureen Long, Clayton McBride, Brenden Vissers and Stephanie Wall finished third at the... more
  • Tuesday, August 4, 2015
    Undergraduate student Faran Rashid wants to know if local mushrooms could be the basis for a future brain cancer treatment. Rashid earned a two-year studentship from the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada... more

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