By Nathan Skolski on November 24, 2020
In an era when there’s increasing emphasis on students to focus on science, technology, engineering and math—the STEM fields—UBC’s Okanagan campus is relaunching its Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with an eye to making it even more relevant to today’s changing world.
By Nathan Skolski on November 18, 2020
New research from the UBC Southern Medical Program (SMP) supports the use of telehealth in the care of Parkinson’s patients in rural communities, particularly within the Interior Health region.
By Nathan Skolski on November 17, 2020
Parents are increasingly looking for ways to promote an interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to their children, especially as access to traditional learning environments has been made more challenging.
By Nathan Skolski on November 16, 2020
The creative writing program at UBCO is hosting its inaugural Sharon Thesen Lecture with Vernon-based author John Lent.
By Nathan Skolski on November 13, 2020
As students near and far grapple with the challenges posed by COVID-19, UBC Okanagan is marking National Philanthropy Day on November 15 by shining a spotlight on its student emergency assistance fund.
By Nathan Skolski on November 12, 2020
Gut mucus. It may not be everyone’s favourite subject, but new research from UBC Okanagan has found it’s more complex and intimately linked to the body’s microbiota than previously thought.
By Nathan Skolski on November 10, 2020
On Wednesday, November 17, UBCO hosts lawyer, journalist and equity advocate Hadiya Roderique as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series.
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By Nathan Skolski on November 2, 2020
New research from UBC Okanagan indicates what’s most important for overall happiness is how a person uses social media.
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By Nathan Skolski on October 29, 2020
New research is proposing a novel screening tool to assess the quality of care in kinship foster care placement settings.
By Nathan Skolski on October 14, 2020
At a time when many are in critical need of counselling and mental health services, UBC Okanagan’s Problematic Substance Clinic use has announced that it will be shifting its services online to support the community during COVID-19.