Faculty of Management
By Patty Wellborn on April 26, 2018
While some may think a ‘knock-off’ product is morally wrong, new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus demonstrates that for some cultures ‘unethical’ consumption is a virtue.
By Nathan Skolski on April 6, 2018
Aggressive expansion in a region experiencing high residential growth – achieved by purchasing and partnering with an established company to recreate high-end and tailored service delivery that meets contractors’ needs.
By Patty Wellborn on February 16, 2018
UBC’s AlterKnowledge series and the Ki-Low-Na Friendship society have partnered together to screen a new documentary that highlights the stories of Indigenous youth and traces current child welfare policies to their roots in the residential school system.
By Patty Wellborn on February 1, 2018
Fake news. It was just a year ago, after Donald Trump’s inauguration, the term was introduced to the media. Now, it’s used almost daily—to dismiss ideas that may not agree with a government policy, or even dismiss proven facts.
By Patty Wellborn on January 25, 2018
Grape growers have long sought to protect their crops from the effects of wildfire smoke and research from UBC’s Okanagan campus is giving them new insights.
By Nathan Skolski on January 19, 2018
As a leading Canadian expert in sustainability, UBC’s Nathan Pelletier has been awarded a prestigious Industrial Research Chair by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). The award will advance Pelletier’s research activities that focus on sustainability measurement and management, life-cycle thinking and resource efficiency, with an emphasis on the Canadian egg industry.
By Nathan Skolski on January 11, 2018
At UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering, mould is proving increasingly important in the domain of engineering materials and can lead to early deterioration and structural failure.
By Nathan Skolski on November 27, 2017
UBC Okanagan is embarking on the largest fundraising campaign for students its 12-year history.
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By Patty Wellborn on November 1, 2017
When societies experience significant historic trauma, in the form of mass repression or violence, how do they deal with its legacy?
By Nathan Skolski on October 24, 2017
Wine producers and grape growers have a new, powerful tool at their disposal to help manage the impact of grapes exposed to smoke from forest fires.