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By Patty Wellborn on August 30, 2018
The end of summer heralds a hive of activity as staff and faculty at UBC’s Okanagan campus gear up for a busy September. Two signature events on campus next week are student Move-in Day and Create.
By Patty Wellborn on August 29, 2018
After an in-depth study, a UBC Okanagan researcher says almost every aspect of two top science journals continue to under-represent women—from published articles to photos, feature profiles and even advertisements.
By Nathan Skolski on August 28, 2018
Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus have received over $1.3M in federal funding to prepare youth living with intellectual disabilities (ID) or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to find meaningful employment later in life.
By Christine Zeindler on August 27, 2018
Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus have developed a new and improved method to judge the effectiveness of experimental therapies for neurodegeneration—the progressive loss of neurons.
By Patty Wellborn on August 23, 2018
Like the crisp, white vista of frozen tundra, Christine Schreyer was given a blank canvas when it came to creating the dialogue for Alpha, a Hollywood historical drama released just last week.
By Nathan Skolski on August 21, 2018
The idea that light has momentum is not new, but the exact nature of how light interacts with matter has remained a mystery for close to 150 years.
By Nathan Skolski on August 13, 2018
A UBC researcher has helped establish that, even for people who have a fear of happiness, brief positive psychology interventions embedded within university courses can enhance well-being.
By Nathan Skolski on August 9, 2018
With the trend of an app for just about everything these days, a team of researchers from several universities, examined the success of a mobile app designed to help young adults quit smoking.
By Nathan Skolski on August 2, 2018
The drama of one of opera’s most famous love stories, Carmen, will come to life at UBC Okanagan’s courtyard on August 1 as Opera Under the Stars returns to the university.