UBC earth scientist offers gardening tip

UBC earth scientist offers gardening tip

Miranda Hart digs dirt. The biology professor in UBC Okanagan’s Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences is a researcher and naturalist who has dedicated her career to studying microbes in soil. Specifically, she investigates how soil biodiversity helps ecosystems function, and what happens when we destroy this life in our soils.

Time is money, especially when it comes to giving

Time is money, especially when it comes to giving

Would you be more likely to donate to charity if you could report the gift sooner on your taxes? According to a new article published in the National Tax Journal, the answer is yes.

Expert Q&A: Floods, fires and the Okanagan Valley

Expert Q&A: Floods, fires and the Okanagan Valley

After a winter with below-average temperatures, Okanagan residents are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel—and it just so happens to be the sun.

UBC students discuss pipelines in annual student debate

UBC students discuss pipelines in annual student debate

Students, faculty and the public are invited to watch UBC Okanagan’s top debaters tackle what may be the most controversial issue in Canada today—Be It Resolved That Canada Needs More Pipelines.

Psychology student captures top prize at UBCO 3MT final

Psychology student captures top prize at UBCO 3MT final

A captivating topic and plenty of passion propelled Cassidy Wallis into the winner’s circle at UBC Okanagan’s sixth annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

UBC brings Wired editor Nicholas Thompson to Kelowna

UBC brings Wired editor Nicholas Thompson to Kelowna

Almost daily, there is news of advances in science and technology and how these changes will impact our lives. How secure is our data? How much will artificial intelligence influence our everyday lives or our work as we know it? Keeping on top of these improvements may seem impossible, but Nicholas Thompson—the editor-in-chief of Wired—has his finger on the pulse.

Copy cats: When is a bobcat not a bobcat?

Copy cats: When is a bobcat not a bobcat?

When is a bobcat not a bobcat?

UBC Okanagan hosts conversation on complexity of migration

UBC Okanagan hosts conversation on complexity of migration

In our increasingly interconnected world, people around the globe choose to move for many different reasons. Some do so in order to escape poverty, war or persecutions. Others seek new opportunities through jobs, study, family reunion or improve their quality of life.