Science confirms you should stop and smell the roses

Is it any wonder that most happiness idioms are associated with nature? Happy as a pig in muck, happy as a clam, happy camper.

UBC round-table debates: how should societies deal with traumatic history?

When societies experience significant historic trauma, in the form of mass repression or violence, how do they deal with its legacy?

UBC event explores challenges faced by professional female immigrants

Despite being trained professionals in fields including engineering, law, medicine and education, Pakistani women who have immigrated to Toronto experience high levels of unemployment and poverty.

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.