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UBCO sociologist discusses how to prepare for the emotional toll of wildfire evacuation

UBCO sociologist discusses how to prepare for the emotional toll of wildfire evacuation

The sense of communal safety and security can be lost in mere minutes

Academic excellence and volunteerism lead to prestigious Pushor Mitchell recognition

Academic excellence and volunteerism lead to prestigious Pushor Mitchell recognition

For as long as Rebecca Chadney can remember, she has loved both arts and sciences.

Desire to help fellow Indigenous students leads to prestigious award for new graduate

Desire to help fellow Indigenous students leads to prestigious award for new graduate

It’s an honour bestowed upon the university’s most accomplished graduate students — and this year, Master of Arts student Sandra Fox is being recognized with the Governor General’s Gold Medal for her exceptional research on Indigenous identity.

UBCO celebrates the class of 2021

UBCO celebrates the class of 2021

Virtual ceremony recognizes more than 1,800 graduating students UBC Okanagan is marking its second virtual convocation next week. More than 1,850 graduates — including 1,600 undergraduates as well as more than 100 masters’ and doctoral students — will tune in to celebrate the success of their educational journey. “This has been a remarkable year for […]

UBCO honours four outstanding researchers of the year

UBCO honours four outstanding researchers of the year

Last Thursday at a special virtual ceremony, UBC Okanagan researchers were honoured for their innovative and groundbreaking work.

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.