• Research
    July 5, 2019
    For Ben Pelto, a study in glacier changes compares to a bank account. For example, a bank account that is losing money is like a retreating glacier. Snowfall during the winter months is like depositing money into the bank account, and snowmelt during warmer weather is like... more
  • February 19, 2019
    The days were filled listening and talking with Zambian local experts from diverse stakeholder groups that included community service provision professionals and volunteers. The stories she gathered were inspiring and heart-breaking. For two weeks in May under the... more
  • Students Nicole Hoffman and Jacey Wolfe paddle a birch bark canoe
    July 5, 2017
    University of Northern British Columbia student Jacey Wolfe felt a sense of pride as she watched a birch bark canoe glide through the water on Ferguson Lake. Built by Wolfe and her classmates as part of an experiential learning field school, the canoe floated... more
  • Environmental Planning 415
    Impact of Giving
    January 11, 2017
    In four short months, Rebecca DeLorey gained valuable experience working with a client, as part of a team, on a real-life project. It’s exactly what she was searching for when she enrolled in Environmental Planning 415 – Ecological Design. DeLorey and her... more
  • Impact of Giving
    January 11, 2017
    As a fifth-year computer science and geographics information systems (GIS) student, Matt McLean spends a lot of time looking at pictures of the outdoors. As a student taking the elective Outdoor Recreation Tourism Management 100 – Introduction to... more
  • Experiential Learning, Impact of Giving
    May 11, 2016
    Prince George, BC – A unique log and timber building and classroom on a hilltop overlooking the Upper Fraser area and the McGregor Mountains opened its doors on Wednesday. The Field Education Centre at UNBC’s Aleza Lake Research Forest, located 60 km... more
  • Experiential Learning, Impact of Giving
    May 19, 2015
    Eight Prince George businesses know more about their sources of carbon emissions and how to reduce them thanks to a partnership between the Prince George Chamber of Commerce and UNBC. Phase Two of the Carbon Footprint Reduction Project ran this past winter, and... more
  • Experiential Learning, Impact of Giving
    August 18, 2014
    Prince George, BC - Some UNBC students are getting a hands-on education this summer thanks to donors who helped fund the innovative Undergraduate Experiential Service Learning programs (UESL). This experiential learning program takes students out of the classroom... more
  • Experiential Learning, Impact of Giving
    August 5, 2014
    Prince George, BC - British Columbia is and always has been home to many cultures, something UNBC students learned during a course taught at one of the province’s most important historic sites. For the seventh summer, history professor Jacqueline Holler has conducted... more
  • Experiential Learning, Impact of Giving
    September 5, 2013
    September 7 marks the 100th anniversary of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation’s move from Fort George Park to the Lhezbaoonichek Lheidli T’enneh First Nation Reserve off of North Nechako Road near Prince George. At the same time, a new partnership between the Nation and the... more