UBC event explores labour challenges in Okanagan

The Okanagan Valley has seen its fair share of labour disputes over the past few years. A number of groups, including casino workers and bus drivers have walked off the job in protest of wages and working conditions.

In Memoriam: Dr. Greg Younging

The UBC Okanagan community is saddened by the passing of Dr. Gregory Younging on May 3, 2019. Flags were lowered on Monday, May 6, 2019, in his memory. Dr. Younging joined the Department of Community, Culture, and Global Studies in 2007, and was key to the development of the Indigenous Studies program. In 2010, he […]

Gender and Women’s Studies journal launches at UBCO

First edition of That’s What [WE] Said discusses body politics UBC Okanagan Gender and Women’s Studies students recently launched their first ever student publication, That’s What [WE] said. Governed by a student editorial board, the journal features essays, art work, and poetry that all connect to the issue’s theme of Body Politics. Allison Brown, a […]

Do additives help the soil?

A UBC researcher is using her latest study to question whether soil additives are worth their salt.

‘Seeing the light’ behind radiation therapy

Delivering just the right dose of radiation for cancer patients is a delicate balance in their treatment regime. However, in a new study from UBC Okanagan and Duke University, researchers have developed a system they say may improve the ability to maximize radiation doses to cancer tissues while minimizing exposure to healthy ones.