Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences
By Patty Wellborn on October 16, 2019
Prussian naturalist Alexander von Humboldt began his celebrated expedition through the New World in 1799. During his travels, he explored the Americas widely, journeying to several countries including Venezuela, Cuba and the United States.
By Nathan Skolski on October 15, 2019
UBC Okanagan’s department of economics, philosophy and political science has organized a meet and greet for candidates and voters in the upcoming federal election.
By Patty Wellborn on October 1, 2019
The birds and the bees can mean many things to many people. For a group of UBC Okanagan biology professors, however, they mean a great fundraising opportunity.
By Patty Wellborn on September 24, 2019
According to census data from Statistics Canada, in Kelowna alone there are some 3,000 people considered at high risk of homelessness—with another 1,900 identifying as transitionally, episodically or chronically homeless.
By Patty Wellborn on September 20, 2019
With cancer remaining the leading cause of death in BC, the first-ever Future of Health Forum will focus on research, innovation and strides to improve outcomes for all cancer patients.
Posted in Faculty of Health and Social Development, Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, Media Advisory, Medical Physics, Research, School of Nursing
By Patty Wellborn on September 13, 2019
If we want to save the planet from climate change, how do we protect the environmental histories of South Asian cultures?
By Patty Wellborn on September 12, 2019
Microorganisms growing inside aging buildings and infrastructure are more than just a health issue, according to new research from UBC Okanagan.
By Patty Wellborn on September 11, 2019
Natural assets and the ecosystem services they provide are a fundamental part of local government infrastructure. When properly managed, natural assets such as forests, wetlands and green spaces have many advantages over engineered infrastructure—including being less expensive to operate and maintain.
By Bud Mortenson on July 24, 2019
A group of UBC Okanagan students have won the opportunity to launch a science experiment into the stratosphere with help from the Canadian Space Agency.