School of Social Work
By Kendall Pew on November 29, 2017
By Patty Wellborn on October 27, 2017
Every fall UBC’s Okanagan campus hosts Thrive, a weeklong series of events for the university community focused on building positive mental health for everyone.
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.
By Matthew Grant on October 7, 2016
Ever wonder if gratitude can enhance feelings of well-being? Can gratitude interventions enhance work or community situations? What are the barriers to sustaining a state of gratitude?
By Matthew Grant on August 2, 2016
Risky business: Seniors don’t acknowledge post-hospitalization vulnerability
By Patty Wellborn on June 6, 2016
After a year of celebration at UBC Okanagan, the last hurrah takes place this week as the campus recognizes one of its largest graduating classes—more than 1,600 students will cross the stage to accept their UBC degree.
By Matthew Grant on May 3, 2016
Aboriginal people feel isolated in many parts of Canada’s health care system, UBC research has found.
By Matthew Grant on April 29, 2016
A UBC Okanagan partnership with the Third Space non-profit group will see nursing and social work students providing community health services in Kelowna’s newest living lab.
By Matthew Grant on March 1, 2016
What is it like to be in your later years and yet still longing for romantic love? Explore Brooklyn filmmaker’s Steven Loring’s movie The Age of Love and find out.
By Patty Wellborn on February 26, 2016
Kelowna immigrants feel underemployed and struggle to achieve a sense of belonging, a UBC researcher has found.