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Master’s student captures top prize at UBCO’s 3MT final

Master’s student captures top prize at UBCO’s 3MT final

A compelling presentation of a topic all too familiar to some secured the top spot at yesterday’s eighth annual UBC Okanagan Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

UBC Okanagan to offer Canada’s first bachelor’s degree of Indigenous language fluency

UBC Okanagan to offer Canada’s first bachelor’s degree of Indigenous language fluency

UBC’s Okanagan campus, located in the territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation, is set to become the first university in Canada to offer a bachelor’s degree in Indigenous language fluency.

Should government have the ability to make vaccination mandatory?

Should government have the ability to make vaccination mandatory?

While many eagerly await their turn in the COVID-19 vaccination queue, UBC Okanagan student debaters are facing off in a provocative debate on public health and governmental power:
Be it resolved that government should have the ability to make vaccination mandatory.

Philosopher shines light on dark world of misinformation

Philosopher shines light on dark world of misinformation

Misinformation isn’t hard to find.

UBCO economist says private security systems bar others from protection

UBCO economist says private security systems bar others from protection

New research has determined the prevalence of private security systems may be robbing the general public of the police services they need.

Is there a vaccine for the ‘infodemic’?

Is there a vaccine for the ‘infodemic’?

The misinformation age is upon us.

UBC Okanagan hosts virtual Nobel Night event

UBC Okanagan hosts virtual Nobel Night event

Planets, poverty, peace and powerful batteries. The science and activism behind all of these are tied together this year by the lasting legacy of Alfred Nobel’s annual recognition for game-changes.

Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences’ inaugural Dean begins five-year term

Prof. Silvia Tomášková now serving as FASS Dean The inaugural Dean of the newly-created Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Silvia Tomášková, has officially started her new role. Prof. Tomášková joins UBC Okanagan from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was the Druscilla French Distinguished Professor of Women’s […]

UBC Okanagan rethinks and relaunches its Bachelor of Arts program

UBC Okanagan rethinks and relaunches its Bachelor of Arts program

In an era when there’s increasing emphasis on students to focus on science, technology, engineering and math—the STEM fields—UBC’s Okanagan campus is relaunching its Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with an eye to making it even more relevant to today’s changing world.

Lawyer, journalist and equity advocate Hadiya Roderique explores racism in the workplace

Lawyer, journalist and equity advocate Hadiya Roderique explores racism in the workplace

On Wednesday, November 17, UBCO hosts lawyer, journalist and equity advocate Hadiya Roderique as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series.