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  • 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
  • Environmental Engineering students (front from left) Anthony Tsai and Lorelei Magdzik (back from left) Makayla Wozney and Alexandra Pedersen.
    Wednesday, March 1, 2017
    After successfully using Popsicle sticks, hot glue and elastic bands to build a catapult at the Western Engineering Competition earlier this year, four UNBC environmental engineering students are ready to put... more
  • Student teachers UNBC School of Education
    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    A group of future teachers from the School of Education at the University of Northern British Columbia are collaborating and networking with other student teachers from across Western Canada at a conference... more
  • 2016 iGem students from the Synthetic Biology Club
    Thursday, February 9, 2017
    The MRSA bacteria strain is known to health professionals as a super bug. It’s a big problem in North American hospitals and is resistant to even the strongest antibiotics. Students in the Synthetic... more