UNBC Stories

  • Marleen Morris and Laurie Gray
    Saturday, September 2, 2017
    Prince Rupert’s Third Avenue got a sharp new look this summer as it hosted British Columbia’s longest art gallery. Through a partnership with the University of Northern British Columbia’s Community... more
  • UNBC Teaching and Learning Conference organizers
    Tuesday, August 29, 2017
    The University of Northern British Columbia along with the College of New Caledonia faculty are heading back to school this week, in preparation of the beginning of the fall semester.  The 15th Annual UNBC... more
  • Dr. Daniel Weeks and Advanced Education Minister Melanie Mark
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
    Advanced Education, Skills and Training Minister Hon. Melanie Mark made her first visit to the University of Northern British Columbia on Tuesday. Mark, who has family ties to Northern British Columbia,... more
  • Dr. Mark Shrimpton and Dr. Dezene Huber
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
    University of Northern British Columbia researchers received funding for equipment Tuesday that will further their studies on how insects and fish adapt to changing environments. Dr. Dezene Huber, Dr. Mark... more
  • Students Nicole Hoffman and Jacey Wolfe paddle a birch bark canoe
    Wednesday, 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... more
  • Dr. Russ Callaghan
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017
    Do age restrictions on tobacco purchases really help curb smoking among youth? Dr.  Russ Callaghan with the Northern Medical Program will be exploring this query as part of a $75,000 grant for a one-year... more
  • Dr. Alison Gerlach
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    Early intervention therapy for infants and young children who have developmental delays or disabilities can be key to optimizing their health, well-being and participation in meaningful everyday activities... more
  • Dr. Rob Olson
    Monday, June 26, 2017
    Dr. Rob Olson, a Northern Medical Program faculty member, will receive up to $270,000 in funding over three years from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) as part of its inaugural Health... 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