By Jody Jacob on February 16, 2011
Students Odd Gleditsch and Neetu Garcha will represent UBC's Okanagan campus at the Summit of Universities Fighting World Hunger...
By Jody Jacob on February 11, 2011
Many graduate students at UBC's Okanagan campus are taking the road less travelled by pursuing their master's or doctoral degrees in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies (IGS). While the majority of universities across the country see about 1 or 2 per cent of their graduate students choosing IGS programs, about 30 per cent of graduate programming at […]
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 Jody Jacob on February 3, 2011
UBC Fine Arts student Laura Widmer has won the Muskat Studios Materials Award at the Boston Printmakers 2011 North American Print Biennial. The award consists of one week printing at Muskat Studios in Boston with Tamarind Institute Master Printer Carolyn Muskat. Widmer will travel to Boston for the Feb. 27 opening reception of the exhibition, […]
By Jody Jacob on January 12, 2011
Two graduate students at UBC's Okanagan campus have received $6,000 each from the Canada Graduate Scholarship - Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (CGS-MSFSS). The national award supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students pursuing exceptional research experiences at research institutions outside of Canada. Tabitha Steager, pursuing a PhD in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies, and Chris Willie, a PhD […]
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 Jody Jacob on January 5, 2011
The Centre for India and South Asia Research has awarded the 2010 Nehru Humanitarian Award to doctoral student M. Anwar Hossen...