UNBC Stories

  • Thursday, March 1, 2018
    Researchers at the University of Northern British Columbia have discovered that root powder from the Moringa “miracle tree” can kill most E. coli bacteria in contaminated water. Ecosystem... more
  • Dr. Mark Groulx
    Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    From the melting Athabasca Glacier in Alberta’s Jasper National Park to the shrinking polar bear habitat in Canada’s arctic, tourists from around the world are flocking to destinations affected by climate... more
  • Monday, February 26, 2018
    When Devin Russell stepped inside a classroom on the other side of the world last year, he felt connected and accepted. He felt right at home. Russell spent three months, from May to August 2017, as a... more
  • Margo Greenwood, Nadine Caron and Sarah de Leeuw
    Friday, February 23, 2018
    Three University of Northern British Columbia faculty members have contributed to a special Canada-focused series published by The Lancet, a world-renowned UK-based medical journal.  Dr. Nadine Caron, an... more
  • Georgia Betkus, Dr. Shannon Freeman and Kevin Adam
    Monday, February 19, 2018
    At the University of Northern British Columbia, students get the opportunity to conduct research and have their work published at early stages of their studies. Take Georgia Betkus and Kevin Adam, who... more
  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018
    Dr. Mark Shegelski was about as far away as he could get from a sheet of curling ice when he had a eureka moment that eventually led to a scientific breakthrough about how we understand the physics of the... more
  • Thursday, February 1, 2018
    New research from Northern Medical Program Professor Dr. Russ Callaghan has found that Canadian minimum age of tobacco sales laws are effective in limiting smoking in underage youth.  In a study recently... more
  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018
    Exchange students Georgio Isaakidis, (Masters of International Northern Development from Greece), Glenn Westermann (Masters of International Northern Development from Bodo, Norway), and Simona Liseckate (... more
  • Corbin and Spencer Greening
    Friday, January 26, 2018
    Brothers Corbin and Spencer Greening share a unique connection between education and community. Growing up together in Burns Lake, Corbin was the first to attend at UNBC and earned his Bachelor of Arts... more