Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

UBCO’s substance use clinic accepting new patients virtually

UBCO’s substance use clinic accepting new patients virtually

As we pass the one-year mark of living with the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s little doubt the virus has taken its toll on the mental health of many Canadians.

Philosopher shines light on dark world of misinformation
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’?
Showing virtual love on Valentine’s Day

Showing virtual love on Valentine’s Day

Unfortunately, love isn’t the only thing in the air this Valentine’s Day season.

UBCO psychologists take part in Bell Let’s Talk Day mental health panel

UBCO psychologists take part in Bell Let’s Talk Day mental health panel

UBC Okanagan’s Centre for Obesity and Well-being Research Excellence (CORE) and the department of psychology has partnered with the Mind of Mine Foundation to host a community-focused virtual mental health panel.

UBC study explores link between social status and trust in decision-makers

UBC study explores link between social status and trust in decision-makers

A recent study examining perceptions of power suggests that individuals with lower socioeconomic statuses are more likely to have a negative view of policy or decision-makers.

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.

UBCO study says it’s not if, but how people use social media that impacts their well-being

New research from UBC Okanagan indicates what’s most important for overall happiness is how a person uses social media.