UBC's Andrew Barton creates an interactive map where anyone can share their thoughts on the project.Read more...
Researchers are programming robots to communicate with people using human-like body language and cues, an important step toward bringing robots into homes.
The University of British Columbia Board of Governors today appointed business and community leader, and double alumnus Lindsay Gordon to become the university's 18th chancellor on July 1, 2014.
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Of course we need varsity sportIn an op-ed for University Affairs, UBC's Richard Price says athletics connect universities with their communities and foster healthier, better educated citizens. Read more...
Lisa Barclay, a fourth-year outside hitter for the UBC Thunderbirds, is a finalist for the female CIS athlete of the year award.
- Tue Apr 22 2014, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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