By Christine Zeindler on March 13, 2017
UBC is poised to accelerate cybersecurity and financial risk research in Canada and beyond, thanks to a $2-million donation from Scotiabank.
By Christine Zeindler on March 6, 2017
Teachers are empowered to have a strong influence on children, who in turn play a role in shaping society. But with this empowerment comes responsibility.
By Christine Zeindler on February 27, 2017
Chronic pain sufferers and those taking mental health meds would rather turn to cannabis instead of their prescribed opioid medication, according to new research by the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria.
By Christine Zeindler on February 6, 2017
The American black bear can rest easier thanks to conservation research conducted at UBC’s Okanagan campus. A recent study indicates that while urban sprawl results in more human-bear interactions, human education can hinder negative encounters.
By Christine Zeindler on January 23, 2017
Teachers from across the Okanagan Valley will spend a day participating in an interactive coding activity on UBC’s Okanagan campus. Computer coding is the digital language used to program websites, and is a part of the Applied Design, Skills and Technologies curriculum, launched in September 2015.
By Christine Zeindler on January 13, 2017
When we teach youth their responsibility to help others who are less fortunate, especially by taking part in international humanitarian volunteering, are we really helping?
By Christine Zeindler on January 11, 2017
Just one session of interval weight-training can decrease the risk of Type 2 diabetes complications, according to a UBC Okanagan study. This is encouraging news for those starting the New Year with good intentions.
By Christine Zeindler on January 10, 2017
UBC’s Okanagan campus has a new national research chair.
By Christine Zeindler on January 9, 2017
An investment of $50,000 from the Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust (SIDIT) to UBC’s Okanagan campus will give regional companies access and financial support to the best and brightest of young talent—UBC Okanagan co-op students.