By Patty Wellborn on October 24, 2018
The art of creating languages, yes it is a thing, will be explained at a special event in Kelowna next week.
By Patty Wellborn on August 23, 2018
Like the crisp, white vista of frozen tundra, Christine Schreyer was given a blank canvas when it came to creating the dialogue for Alpha, a Hollywood historical drama released just last week.
By Nathan Skolski on June 5, 2017
For many, it’s one of the biggest milestones of their lives—graduating from university. At UBC’s Okanagan campus, nearly 1,650 students will reach that milestone this week as the university gears up for six convocation ceremonies.
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By Patty Wellborn on December 21, 2016
The development of education as a business can lead to over-worked faculty and poorly-trained students, a UBC study has determined.
By Patty Wellborn on July 28, 2016
A UBC professor is combining her love of languages, and her Hollywood connections, to help create a new documentary film.
By Jody Jacob on January 5, 2011
The Centre for India and South Asia Research has awarded the 2010 Nehru Humanitarian Award to doctoral student M. Anwar Hossen...
By Bud Mortenson on December 17, 2010
Naomi McPherson, associate professor of anthropology at UBC's Okanagan campus, has been named the next editor-in-chief of Anthropologica, the Journal of the Canadian Anthropology Society. McPherson will succeed current editor-in-chief Andrew Lyons, professor emeritus of anthropology at Wilfrid Laurier University. In making the announcement, the executive board of the Canadian Anthropology Society described McPherson as […]
By Bud Mortenson on December 10, 2010
Anthropology Professor Diana French, acting head of the Community, Culture and Global Studies Unit at UBC's Okanagan campus, has won Public Anthropology’s Eleanor Roosevelt Global Citizenship Award. Named to honour the 20th century's "First Lady of the World," the award recognizes French's exceptionally effective participation in Public Anthropology’s Community Action Online Project, as well as […]