Science says you can boost your happiness

World-renowned psychologist Ed Diener says there is a lot more to happiness than simply being able to recognize it.

The economics of back to school

Economist Ross Hickey, who teaches at UBC’s Okanagan campus, discusses the reasoning behind back to school sales.

Museum exhibit highlights contributions of early immigrants

A new display at the Okanagan Wine and Orchard Museum emphasizes the perseverance of early Chinese and Japanese immigrants, despite the discrimination they faced.

UBC mathematician wins Governor General’s gold medal

A math whiz, who moved with her family more than 10,000 kilometers to continue her education, is UBC’s recipient of the gold 2017 Governor General Academic Medal—one of Canada’s most prestigious academic awards.

Gift supports Kelowna General Hospital and Biology Co-op education program

A gift from the Colin and Lois Pritchard Foundation supports new diagnostic equipment at Kelowna General Hospital and a Biology Co-op education program at UBC Okanagan.