Political Science

UBCO professors explain the brilliance behind this year’s Nobel Prize winners

UBCO professors explain the brilliance behind this year’s Nobel Prize winners

Planets, poverty, peace and powerful batteries. The science and activism behind all of these are tied together this year by the lasting legacy of Alfred Nobel’s annual recognition for game-changes.

UBCO political science department hosts election candidates

UBCO political science department hosts election candidates

UBC Okanagan’s department of economics, philosophy and political science has organized a meet and greet for candidates and voters in the upcoming federal election.

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.

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. 

UBC study reveals how political leanings shape support for homeless

UBC study reveals how political leanings shape support for homeless

A new study by researchers at UBC and the University of Toronto has determined that people, regardless of their political stripes, will respond charitably to those experiencing homelessness if they learn about their personal stories.

UBC Okanagan, CBC Radio host mayoral forum on campus

UBC Okanagan, CBC Radio host mayoral forum on campus

The four candidates vying to be mayor of Kelowna will be centre stage at UBC Okanagan on Monday, October 15.

Nuclear North Korea

Nuclear North Korea

UBC Okanagan is hosting a day-long symposium that will bring together experts on North Korea, including Canada’s former ambassadors to North Korea and China, the Consul General of the Republic of Korea, and several Washington, D.C.-based experts of the region, who will discuss the current political international climate.

Prime Minister Trudeau hosts Town Hall at UBC Okanagan Sept. 6

Prime Minister Trudeau hosts Town Hall at UBC Okanagan Sept. 6

The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, will host a Town Hall at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus this Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.

More than 1,650 students graduate from UBC Okanagan this week

More than 1,650 students graduate from UBC Okanagan this week

For many, it’s one of the biggest milestones of their lives—graduating from university. At UBC’s Okanagan campus, nearly 1,650 students will reach that milestone this week as the university gears up for six convocation ceremonies.

Awards for Enactus UBC Okanagan in their first-ever national competition

Awards for Enactus UBC Okanagan in their first-ever national competition

Members of a newly formed Enactus UBC Okanagan team received national recognition competing in their first Enactus Canada National Exposition earlier this month.