Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences
By Jody Jacob on February 10, 2011
A new study led by Leanne ten Brinke investigates how genuine and falsified remorse reveals itself on the human face, and how these facial clues can help detect whether a person is faking regret.
By Jody Jacob on February 7, 2011
UBC psychology professor Liane Gabora has been awarded the Berlyne Award for Outstanding Research by a Junior Scholar, given by American Psychology Association (APA) Division 10.
By Bud Mortenson on February 4, 2011
Afton Hiscox, a fourth-year honours chemistry student in UBC’s Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, is the winner of...
By Bud Mortenson on January 31, 2011
A book of essays edited by Adam Jones, associate professor of political science at UBC's Okanagan campus, has received high praise from Choice magazine, which reviews books for thousands of academic libraries. Evoking Genocide: Scholars and Activists Describe the Works That Shaped Their Lives was published in 2009 and earned a place on the influential […]
By Bud Mortenson on January 21, 2011
Greg Younging, a professor of Indigenous studies at UBC's Okanagan campus, has been appointed Assistant Director of Research to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada. As part of the TRC research committee, Younging will contribute to the documentation of a history of the residential school system and reports making recommendations to the Government […]
By Jody Jacob on January 7, 2011
A brand-new sociology course that is open to the public and free of charge has been created at UBC's Okanagan campus by sociology professor Chris Schneider. "To my knowledge, this is the first of its kind in all of North America," says Schneider. "The goal of the Public Sociology course is to reach beyond the […]
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 October 1, 2010
The Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus has welcomed Lynn Bosetti as its new Dean. Bosetti has a PhD in educational policy and administration from the University of Alberta, and comes to UBC from the University of Calgary, where she was Professor in Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, and served […]
By Bud Mortenson on June 14, 2010
UBC's Board of Governors has approved the appointment of new Deans for the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences and the Faculty of Health and Social Development at UBC's Okanagan campus. Cynthia Mathieson, current Acting Dean of the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, has been appointed as Dean for a […]