UNBC Stories

  • 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
  • Dr. Pamela Wright works in the field
    Wednesday, February 8, 2017
    Northern British Columbia is blessed with a tremendous amount of untamed wilderness and UNBC Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management Associate Professor Dr. Pamela Wright is passionate about conserving... more
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2017
    For 10 years, the University of Northern British Columbia has been Canada’s Green University. And UNBC continues to be a leader when it comes to energy conservation and sustainability on campus. Since... more
  • Monday, February 6, 2017
    What is it really like to practice medicine in a small town? Twice a year, Northern Medical Program (NMP) students have the opportunity to find out first-hand as part of the Rural Shadowing... more
  • Friday, January 27, 2017
    Thirty years from now, the world could look a lot different should current global trends in population demographics, resource demand, economic globalization and climate change continue their current... more
  • Dr. Greg Halseth and Laura Reyser
    Wednesday, January 25, 2017
    A new book edited by UNBC Geography Professor Dr. Greg Halseth describes the multi-faceted process of transition and change in resource-dependent rural and small town regions since the end of the Second World... more
  • Nathan Teegee and Todd Alec
    Tuesday, January 24, 2017
    Growing up around the Fort St. James area (part of Dakelh territory), Nathan Teegee, from Takla Lake Nation, and Todd Alec, from Nak’azdli, knew early on they wanted to be doctors. When they both moved to... more
  • Russ Callaghan
    Friday, January 20, 2017
    A new study from the Northern Medical Program (NMP) has found that tobacco-related illnesses accounted for a surprisingly large number of deaths among individuals diagnosed with alcohol- and drug-use disorders.... more
  • Nord University students
    Tuesday, January 17, 2017
    Cassidy Shuvera has lived across Canada. She appreciates its culture, people and charm. As a UNBC student enrolled in the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (specializing in International Northern... more