By Bud Mortenson on June 24, 2019
Extreme forest fires, urban flooding and severe storms make frequent headlines across Canada as these events become more prominent and destructive.
By Patty Wellborn on June 5, 2019
It’s been a dream of Celine Edwards for as long as she can remember—to attend medical school at UBC and improve healthcare delivery for rural populations.
By Patty Wellborn on June 3, 2019
This week UBC Okanagan celebrates its students as it hosts six separate graduation ceremonies over two days. More than 1,725 students will cross the stage, earning their undergraduate degrees while 215 students will receive their master’s degree and 40 their doctorates.
By Patty Wellborn on May 30, 2019
An international study involving researchers from UBC Okanagan has shown that MDMA, also known as ecstasy, may be a valuable tool for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
By Patty Wellborn on May 29, 2019
What began as a five-week pilot project to gauge demand for no-barrier mental health services has evolved into a permanent walk-in-wellness clinic on UBC’s Okanagan campus.
By Christine Zeindler on May 28, 2019
New reporting led by UBC researchers is examining how changing conditions of Canada’s mountainous regions may impact the rest of the country.
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By Patty Wellborn on May 14, 2019
The Okanagan Valley has seen its fair share of labour disputes over the past few years. A number of groups, including casino workers and bus drivers have walked off the job in protest of wages and working conditions.
By Lindsay Samantha Howe on May 1, 2019
First edition of That’s What [WE] Said discusses body politics UBC Okanagan Gender and Women’s Studies students recently launched their first ever student publication, That’s What [WE] said. Governed by a student editorial board, the journal features essays, art work, and poetry that all connect to the issue’s theme of Body Politics. Allison Brown, a […]
By Christine Zeindler on April 30, 2019
Delivering just the right dose of radiation for cancer patients is a delicate balance in their treatment regime. However, in a new study from UBC Okanagan and Duke University, researchers have developed a system they say may improve the ability to maximize radiation doses to cancer tissues while minimizing exposure to healthy ones.