Distinguished Speaker Series

UBC presents journalist Wab Kinew as next distinguished speaker

UBC presents journalist Wab Kinew as next distinguished speaker

Time with his dying father leads to new book, and profound new quality of life.

UBC presents Jay Ingram for a second night

UBC presents Jay Ingram for a second night

High demand in community for Alzheimer’s speaker.

Award-winning Jay Ingram speaks about the science of Alzheimer’s

Award-winning Jay Ingram speaks about the science of Alzheimer’s

UBC Okanagan’s Distinguished Speaker Series tackles mystery of the tragic illness.

Photographer Edward Burtynsky presents Landscape of Human Systems

Photographer Edward Burtynsky presents Landscape of Human Systems

Award-winning artist is UBC Okanagan’s next distinguished speaker.

Primatologist tells of the heart, soul, and struggle of the orangutan

Primatologist tells of the heart, soul, and struggle of the orangutan

Scientist Birutė Galdikas inspired by four decades spent in the jungle.

UBC Distinguished Speaker Series features primatologist Birutė Galdikas

UBC Distinguished Speaker Series features primatologist Birutė Galdikas

Hear personal stories from scientist’s four decades in the jungle with orangutans.

Exploits on the final frontier fascinating, Chris Hadfield tells audience

Exploits on the final frontier fascinating, Chris Hadfield tells audience

Canada’s most famous astronaut recounts times in space and on earth.

Tickets available for Chris Hadfield simulcast at UBC

In response to overwhelming demand for the UBC Distinguished Speaker Series talk with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield this Monday, the university has opened a lecture theatre to simulcast the live event.

Fighting for the survival of Northern peoples and way of life

Fighting for the survival of Northern peoples and way of life

Renowned arctic activist Sheila Watt-Cloutier speaks to Vernon audience

What does it mean to be human and alive?

What does it mean to be human and alive?

Explorer Wade Davis shares his experiences at Distinguished Speaker Series event