By Patty Wellborn on January 17, 2019
In our increasingly interconnected world, people around the globe choose to move for many different reasons. Some do so in order to escape poverty, war or persecutions. Others seek new opportunities through jobs, study, family reunion or improve their quality of life.
By Patty Wellborn on February 23, 2018
UBC Okanagan is hosting a day-long symposium that will bring together experts on North Korea, including Canada’s former ambassadors to North Korea and China, the Consul General of the Republic of Korea, and several Washington, D.C.-based experts of the region, who will discuss the current political international climate.
By Nathan Skolski on June 5, 2017
For many, it’s one of the biggest milestones of their lives—graduating from university. At UBC’s Okanagan campus, nearly 1,650 students will reach that milestone this week as the university gears up for six convocation ceremonies.
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By Bud Mortenson on May 26, 2017
Members of a newly formed Enactus UBC Okanagan team received national recognition competing in their first Enactus Canada National Exposition earlier this month.
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By Patty Wellborn on March 27, 2017
The Donald is in the White House. And people are wondering—has the political world been colonized by celebrity culture?
By Patty Wellborn on February 10, 2016
The growth of the global private security industry is transforming the international political landscape. Across the globe, private security personnel now frequently outnumber public forces and play increasingly central roles in security provision and governance.
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