Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
By Patty Wellborn on April 1, 2021
A compelling presentation of a topic all too familiar to some secured the top spot at yesterday’s eighth annual UBC Okanagan Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.
By Nathan Skolski on March 29, 2021
UBC’s Okanagan campus, located in the territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation, is set to become the first university in Canada to offer a bachelor’s degree in Indigenous language fluency.
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By Patty Wellborn on March 25, 2021
While many eagerly await their turn in the COVID-19 vaccination queue, UBC Okanagan student debaters are facing off in a provocative debate on public health and governmental power:
Be it resolved that government should have the ability to make vaccination mandatory.
By Patty Wellborn on March 4, 2021
As we pass the one-year mark of living with the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s little doubt the virus has taken its toll on the mental health of many Canadians.
By Patty Wellborn on March 2, 2021
Misinformation isn’t hard to find.
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By Patty Wellborn on March 1, 2021
New research has determined the prevalence of private security systems may be robbing the general public of the police services they need.
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By Patty Wellborn on February 25, 2021
The misinformation age is upon us.
By Patty Wellborn on January 26, 2021
UBC Okanagan’s Centre for Obesity and Well-being Research Excellence (CORE) and the department of psychology has partnered with the Mind of Mine Foundation to host a community-focused virtual mental health panel.
By Nathan Skolski on December 3, 2020
A recent study examining perceptions of power suggests that individuals with lower socioeconomic statuses are more likely to have a negative view of policy or decision-makers.
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