Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences

UBC students debate: Have personalities overtaken issues in politics?

The Donald is in the White House. And people are wondering—has the political world been colonized by celebrity culture?

Scotiabank funds $2-million cybersecurity and financial data initiative at UBC

UBC is poised to accelerate cybersecurity and financial risk research in Canada and beyond, thanks to a $2-million donation from Scotiabank. Over the next five years, The Scotiabank Cybersecurity and Risk Analytics Initiative will support research and educational initiatives, including internships, speaker series, engagement activities like “hackathons,” and other collaborative events to advance our understanding […]

Historian, scholar Pieter Lagrou visits UBC to discuss post-war Europe

The end of the Second World War witnessed massive border changes across Central and Eastern Europe.

UBC chemistry instructor shoots for the stars—literally

Keeping his feet on the ground is not Richard Federley’s strong point. With an insatiable curiosity and a passion for adventure, jumping out of planes and exploring the unknown is everyday stuff for this UBC chemistry instructor.

Given the choice, patients will reach for cannabis over prescribed opioids

Chronic pain sufferers and those taking mental health meds would rather turn to cannabis instead of their prescribed opioid medication, according to new research by the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria.

Director, scholar, Min Sook Lee visits UBC to present film work

Award-winning Canadian filmmaker Min Sook Lee will be visiting UBC Okanagan’s campus next week.