Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics

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 […]

New Bachelor of Sustainability Degree Proposed

Students – send us your feedback A new degree program is being considered for UBC’s Okanagan campus. The proposed Bachelor of Sustainability would encompass the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, providing an interdisciplinary approach to one of the biggest challenges facing our world today. Some of the features of the envisioned program are: a […]

Three UBC Okanagan students awarded women in tech scholarships

In BC, women make up 20 per cent of the high-tech workforce, far less than the national average according to the BC Tech Association. But those statistics are changing thanks in part to three young women from UBC’s Okanagan campus.

UBC Okanagan hosts future of work symposium

Thanks to technology, the world of work is changing. A new wave of disruption is impacting traditional jobs, industries and business models. Canadians are increasingly employed in non-traditional industries, working flexible hours and using technology to change the way they work.