By Patty Wellborn on February 26, 2021
In an era of large societal changes around the world, UBC’s Okanagan campus, together with Orkestra – Basque Institute of Competitiveness, will host a webinar bringing together diverse international speakers to discuss how to address some of the world’s most pressing issues.
By Patty Wellborn on February 25, 2021
The misinformation age is upon us.
By Patty Wellborn on January 26, 2021
UBC Okanagan’s Centre for Obesity and Well-being Research Excellence (CORE) and the department of psychology has partnered with the Mind of Mine Foundation to host a community-focused virtual mental health panel.
By Patty Wellborn on January 19, 2021
UBC Okanagan’s third-annual Life Raft Debate is switching up the theme and heading to Mars for the 2021 version.
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By Patty Wellborn on January 18, 2021
Over the past several months, UBC’s Okanagan campus has been hosting bold discussions on systemic racism in academia through the Provost’s Speaker Series on System Racism and in support of UBC President Santa Ono’s commitment for UBC to address racism and injustice.
By Patty Wellborn on December 21, 2020
UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, in association with the Visual Arts Course Union, is not letting COVID-19 stop a popular annual tradition.
By Nathan Skolski on December 7, 2020
Planets, poverty, peace and powerful batteries. The science and activism behind all of these are tied together this year by the lasting legacy of Alfred Nobel’s annual recognition for game-changes.
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By Nathan Skolski on November 24, 2020
UBC’s Okanagan campus is hosting a series of webinars on science and systemic racism. The webinars begin on November 26 and are part of an ongoing speaker series on systemic racism organized by the university.
By Christine Zeindler on October 21, 2020
How can anti-Black racism be addressed in our society? One way is through education.
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By Patty Wellborn on May 13, 2020
This year’s exhibition, titled Any Moment, was scheduled to open to the public in an on-campus reception in mid-April. However, as Visual Arts Professor Myron Campbell explains, the art will now be shared as a virtual exhibition.