Recent News & Stories

  • Brandon Prince and Henry Harder outside at the Prince George campus
    UNBC Stories
    Friday, September 17, 2021
    UNBC is hosting an online Truth and Reconciliation Talking Circle on September 30, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to commemorate Canada's first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The 90-minute event is open to everyone. The Talking Circle will feature singing, dancing and... more
  • Artist Clayton Gauthier stands in the Canfor Winter Garden in front of 32 hand-carved cedar planks representing northern First Nations.
    UNBC Stories
    Friday, September 10, 2021
    Prince George, B.C. – Surrounded by 32 beautifully carved cedar planks on the walls of its Lhuhuhwhezdel: Gathering Place, the University of Northern British Columbia unveiled Nenachalhuya – The Cedar Plank Project on Sept. 10.  Launched in September 2019 by UNBC’s... more
  • UNBC Stories
    Friday, September 10, 2021
    Dr. Kendra Furber, an assistant professor with the UBC Northern Medical Program at the University of Northern British Columbia, has been named a 2021 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Scholar for her research that focuses on studying myelination in the... more
  • Dr. Peter Bentley
    UNBC Stories
    Thursday, September 9, 2021
    Former University of Northern British Columbia Chancellor Dr. Peter Bentley passed away on Monday, Sept. 6 at the age of 91. Bentley was UNBC’s third Chancellor, serving from 2004-07. He was also a major donor to the University, most notably making a $1.2 million... more
  • Environmental Science professor Dr. Stephen Dery along the Nechako River
    UNBC Stories
    Friday, September 3, 2021
    Every fall, intense Pineapple Express storms dump large amounts of rain and snow along northern British Columbia’s Coast Mountains. This year, a team of University of Northern British Columbia researchers will embark on an ambitious fieldwork campaign to gain a better... more