Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science welcomes Gino DiLabio as inaugural Dean

Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science welcomes Gino DiLabio as inaugural Dean

Prof. Gino DiLabio appointed Dean, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science UBC’s Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Professor Gino DiLabio as the inaugural Dean of the new Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science. Prof. DiLabio is a well-recognized expert in computational chemistry, physical organic chemistry, and nanoscience. His work has earned him a […]

Irving K. Barber School of Arts & Sciences welcomes Gino DiLabio as Dean pro tem

Irving K. Barber School of Arts & Sciences welcomes Gino DiLabio as Dean pro tem

UBC Okanagan Provost and Vice-President Academic Ananya Mukherjee Reed has announced that Gino DiLabio has been appointed Dean pro tem of Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1, 2019. DiLabio has been a key contributor to UBC’s Okanagan campus since 2014, and is currently a professor and head of the chemistry […]

Expert Q&A: Economics and its gender problem

Expert Q&A: Economics and its gender problem

UBC Economics professor says discipline needs more women When UBC’s Mohsen Javdani embarked on a recent research project, his main goal was to study the influence of ideological bias among economists. In what he describes as an important by-product of the research, conducted in collaboration with Ha-Joon Chang at Cambridge University, they not only discovered […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Greg Younging

In Memoriam: Dr. Greg Younging

The UBC Okanagan community is saddened by the passing of Dr. Gregory Younging on May 3, 2019. Flags were lowered on Monday, May 6, 2019, in his memory. Dr. Younging joined the Department of Community, Culture, and Global Studies in 2007, and was key to the development of the Indigenous Studies program. In 2010, he […]

Gender and Women’s Studies journal launches at UBCO

Gender and Women’s Studies journal launches at UBCO

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 […]

Exploring the North

Go Global Seminar sends students to the Yukon Picture this – you wake up in a rustic log cabin, open the door to the outside porch, and watch the sun rise above glacial mountains that tower over a sprawling, fresh water lake. This is your classroom for the next ten days. A reality for six […]

UBC Okanagan students selected for Reading Week Experience in India

Four UBC Okanagan students will soon travel more than 10,000 kilometres for a reading week experience they won’t soon forget. Allison Brown, Sarah Charron, Haley Seven Deers and Nicole Tomasic will join 11 UBC Vancouver students alongside Dr. Anne Murphy for the UBC-Punjabi University Patiala Joint Undergraduate Research Forum – a study abroad program organized […]