The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences offers up two new courses for the 2011-12 school year.
The Psychology Department is offering the opportunity to pursue graduate studies in abnormal psychology, cognitive psychology, creativity, cultural evolution, forensic psychology, happiness and well-being, health psychology, personality psychology and social psychology.
The combined major in mathematics and physics program consists of core training in both disciplines and electives that highlight common ground between the two fields. The combined major will also prepare students for further training and careers in education, finance, computer software development, or industrial research.
There are also a number of facility improvements, including completion of the Laboratory for Innovative Research in Enology and the Centre for Mechanistic Analysis of Radical-based Enzymes.
Also scheduled for completion this fall is research space for the Centre for the Study of Psychology and Law, the Soil Biodiversity Laboratory, Soil Microbial Ecology Research Laboratory and the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology.
“The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences is the largest faculty at UBC’s Okanagan campus and offers students a unique educational experience. The faculty combines the arts and sciences for a more well-rounded approach to education, and promotes global citizenship and awareness.
Through the Irving K. Barber Endowment, students can globalize their education through the International Education Travel Subsidy, and undergraduate students can receive up to $8,000 each in Undergraduate Research Award funding. The endowment also supports exceptional and innovative teaching.
We offer 50 undergraduate programs, 6 graduate programs, and currently have just over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students.”
— Dean Cynthia Mathieson
To find out more about the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, visit: www.ubc.ca/okanagan/ikbarberschool
The Truth About Lies: using psychology to detect lies in the workplace and everyday life
Presenter: Dr. Stephen Porter, psychology professor
Registration: $175/person, $125/student
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