Faculty of Health and Social Development
By Patty Wellborn on September 20, 2017
What’s true for the general population is doubly true for those living with disabilities.
By Patty Wellborn on September 19, 2017
UBC researchers have determined that efforts to make immigrants feel welcome in small, rural towns often miss the mark—despite the good intentions.
By Nathan Skolski on September 5, 2017
The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, will host a Town Hall at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus this Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.
By Nathan Skolski on August 23, 2017
In the battle of the sexes, new UBC research suggests that men may be stronger physically but women have much greater muscle endurance than their male counterparts.
By Nathan Skolski on July 31, 2017
UBC Okanagan students have a new elective course to consider this fall, as the university introduces the HEAL 100 course on health and wellbeing.
By Nathan Skolski on July 27, 2017
Named for the three goals represented in the program—physical activity, healthy eating and teamwork—UBC’s HAT TRICK is back for its third period.
By Allyssa Costerton-Grant on June 15, 2017
UBC’s Board of Governors has approved the reappointment of Prof. Gordon Binsted as Dean of the Faculty of Health and Social Development. Binsted will take a six-month administrative leave prior to taking up the reappointment from January 1, 2018, to June 30, 2022. Last year, 1,400 students were enrolled in programs offered by the Faculty […]
By Patty Wellborn on June 15, 2017
A UBC Okanagan professor’s idea to improve quality of life for seriously ill adults is spreading across the country.
By Christine Zeindler on June 14, 2017
Just one 30-minute bout of exercise makes women feel stronger and thinner, according to a new UBC study. And the positive effect lasts well beyond the activity itself, which may be good news for women concerned about their body image.
By Nathan Skolski on June 5, 2017
For many, it’s one of the biggest milestones of their lives—graduating from university. At UBC’s Okanagan campus, nearly 1,650 students will reach that milestone this week as the university gears up for six convocation ceremonies.