Teach your children well
A UBC expert reflects on how education has changed during her 46-year career and how some things have remained the same.
Jul 23, 2014
Budding industry: How legal marijuana trade affects Canada
A UBC expert says legal marijuana shops in nearby Washington state puts pressure on B.C. and Canada to re-think its cannabis laws.
Jul 16, 2014
Fighting crime one tweet at a time
Researcher studies how police use Twitter to protect and serve.
Jun 18, 2014
Play it forward
UBC students train athletes for the Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games but say the benefits go both ways
Jun 17, 2014
First Nations PhD grads take knowledge back to community
UBC’s Okanagan campus celebrates its first two Aboriginal PhD graduates this week.
Jun 6, 2014
2014 graduate snapshots from UBC’s Okanagan campus
More than 1,600 students receive their degrees from UBC’s Okanagan campus in spring 2014. They each have stories of personal and academic achievements, and carry many varied ambitions for life. Here are three of their stories.
Jun 3, 2014
Graduating student Eric Koch has his sights on understanding the life and death of interstellar bodies.
Jun 3, 2014 - by Deanna Roberts
Tool predicts if the air in your home can make you sick
A UBC Okanagan graduate engineering student has developed an indoor environmental assessment tool that has the potential to reduce respiratory illness from household mold and dampness.
Jun 2, 2014
Airport mural highlights UBC Okanagan stories
80-foot-long installation greets 750,000 annual visitors arriving at YLW
May 8, 2014
The customer isn’t always right
Study looks at what happens when customers snap at call centre workers.
May 6, 2014 - by Jody Jacob
The Northern Gateway pipeline thought map
UBC’s Andrew Barton creates an interactive map where anyone can share their thoughts on the project.
Apr 22, 2014
Celebrating a world of books
With World Book Day coming up on April 23, book lover and author Sonnet L’Abbé of UBC’s Okanagan campus tells us why reading is one of life’s most basic pleasures.
Apr 22, 2014
Want to get happy? Science tells you how
Ahead of International Happiness Day on March 20, UBC’s Mark Holder sheds light on what you can learn from science about being content.
Mar 17, 2014
Selfies are your personal brand
Selfies reflect a new culture of living out loud, but there can be a dark side, says a UBC researcher.
Mar 3, 2014
Small Canadian communities not ready for climate change: study
Dramatic differences exist in how Canadian communities are preparing for the effects of climate change, a new study finds.
Feb 3, 2014
Lighter, stronger, safer
3-D X-ray technology could pave the way for new a generation of defect-free, lightweight cars and planes
Jan 9, 2014 - by Paul Marck
$1.8M boost for cutting edge research from CFI
Eighteen UBC projects have received more than $1.8 million in combined funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund.
Jan 8, 2014
Social news site Reddit explodes with praise for first-year UBC student
UBC Okanagan student Eric Huang earned raves on Reddit, the wildly popular news-sharing site, for his ability to explain the intricacies of computer programming.
Dec 2, 2013
The search for intelligent plant life
UBC Okanagan’s Susan Murch is among a group of scientists that believe plants may be more like animals than we think.
Nov 26, 2013
JFK’s mixed legacy continues to inspire Canadians 50 years later
As the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination approaches on Nov. 22, UBC Prof. Carl Cavanagh Hodge reflects on JFK’s brief, charismatic presidency.
Nov 20, 2013