Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences

UBC earth scientist offers gardening tip

Miranda Hart digs dirt. The biology professor in UBC Okanagan’s Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences is a researcher and naturalist who has dedicated her career to studying microbes in soil. Specifically, she investigates how soil biodiversity helps ecosystems function, and what happens when we destroy this life in our soils.

UBC Okanagan opens new community-engaged research space

Research for those living with chronic disease, physical disability and obesity is set to get a boost with the opening of two new community-focused research spaces at UBC Okanagan.

Time is money, especially when it comes to giving

Would you be more likely to donate to charity if you could report the gift sooner on your taxes? According to a new article published in the National Tax Journal, the answer is yes.

Expert Q&A: Floods, fires and the Okanagan Valley

After a winter with below-average temperatures, Okanagan residents are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel—and it just so happens to be the sun.

UBC students discuss pipelines in annual student debate

Students, faculty and the public are invited to watch UBC Okanagan’s top debaters tackle what may be the most controversial issue in Canada today—Be It Resolved That Canada Needs More Pipelines.

Exploring the North

Exploring the North

Go Global Seminar sends students to the Yukon Picture this – you wake up in a rustic log cabin, open the door to the outside porch, and watch the sun rise above glacial mountains that tower over a sprawling, fresh water lake. This is your classroom for the next ten days. A reality for six […]