Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences
By Nathan Skolski on March 11, 2020
A compelling presentation of a topic all too familiar among Okanagan wine producers clinched the winning spot at last night’s seventh annual UBC Okanagan Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.
By Nathan Skolski on March 4, 2020
International Women’s Day, a day set aside to mark the achievements of women, is Sunday, March 8.
By Nathan Skolski on February 25, 2020
With habitat loss threatening the extinction of an ever-growing number of species around the world, many wildlife advocates and conservation professionals rely on the proverbial ‘canary in the coal mine’—monitoring and protecting a single representative species—to maintain healthy wildlife biodiversity.
By Nathan Skolski on February 24, 2020
It’s a problem plaguing grape-growers worldwide—in an ever-changing climate, how can they protect their crops from the undesirable effects of wildfire smoke exposure.
By Patty Wellborn on February 6, 2020
New research suggests a backyard gardener’s tried and true method of ‘thinning’ could be beneficiary to tree growth and water supply, and ultimately help fight climate change.
By Patty Wellborn on January 30, 2020
Walls are everywhere. Although hardly noticed, they define who is legitimate and who is not. Whether someone is inside or outside the walls of a home, office, prison, public building or a border wall, it affects their identity and its legitimacy.
By Patty Wellborn on January 28, 2020
With increasing interest in promoting transparency, collaboration, and reproducibility in academic research, the University of British Columbia announced today that it has become the first Canadian post-secondary institution to join the Center for Open Science’s online platform, Open Science Framework Institutions (OSFI).
By Christine Zeindler on January 24, 2020
Almost 10 years ago, Bell launched “Let’s Talk”, an initiative to promote awareness and positive change in the mental health of Canadians.
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By Patty Wellborn on January 21, 2020
The spoken word, in any language, can be a powerful thing. But how does each word, each sentence, our tone, the context—indeed our language—impact how we think.