UBC Okanagan program explores new media and impact of technology

Reducing the fear of being too happy

A UBC researcher has helped establish that, even for people who have a fear of happiness, brief positive psychology interventions embedded within university courses can enhance well-being.

New study discovers gene that makes lavender smell sweet

For many, summer isn’t complete without fields of purple and the sweet smell of lavender.

UBC Okanagan research project aims to keep fire-fighting pilots safe

The power of visual anthropology

Course offering explores how peoples and cultures are represented through art, photography, film and digital media In today’s globalized world, where media representations shape social and political spheres, a critical understanding of visual culture is of significant importance. Returning this fall, students at UBC’s Okanagan campus can enroll in Visual Anthropology and New Media (ANTH […]