By Patty Wellborn on April 15, 2019
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.
By Patty Wellborn on January 17, 2019
In our increasingly interconnected world, people around the globe choose to move for many different reasons. Some do so in order to escape poverty, war or persecutions. Others seek new opportunities through jobs, study, family reunion or improve their quality of life.
By Patty Wellborn on November 29, 2018
On December 10, thousands of miles away from the Okanagan, world leaders will gather in both Stockholm and Oslo to watch the 2018 Nobel Prizes be officially awarded.
By Patty Wellborn on February 23, 2018
UBC Okanagan is hosting a day-long symposium that will bring together experts on North Korea, including Canada’s former ambassadors to North Korea and China, the Consul General of the Republic of Korea, and several Washington, D.C.-based experts of the region, who will discuss the current political international climate.
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 Bud Mortenson on May 26, 2017
Members of a newly formed Enactus UBC Okanagan team received national recognition competing in their first Enactus Canada National Exposition earlier this month.
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By Patty Wellborn on May 24, 2017
In today’s Information Age, media is everywhere. As the digital revolution continues to unfold and new global markets emerge, new media has become a growing economic influence.
By Patty Wellborn on March 27, 2017
The Donald is in the White House. And people are wondering—has the political world been colonized by celebrity culture?
By Patty Wellborn on February 9, 2017
Assistant professor of economics Ross Hickey, who teaches in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at UBC’s Okanagan campus, explains why falling in love hurts the wallet more than the heart.