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More Indigenous teachers needed

After 40 years and more than 370 graduates, UBC’s Indigenous teacher education program remains as vital as ever.

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Business, Law and Society

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Experts to comment on municipal elections

Faculty experts are available to comment on municipal election issues in advance of the Nov. 15 elections across B.C.

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Arts and Humanities

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Spread the news

A UBC Journalism prof’s new book explores social media and the power of sharing.

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Science, Health and Technology

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Rapid test to diagnose severe sepsis

A new test could help physicians predict within an hour if a patient will develop severe sepsis so they can begin treatment immediately.

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University News

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UBC gets $11.6M boost for 16 Canada Research Chairs

UBC has received $11.6 million for 16 new and renewed federally funded Canada Research Chairs.

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Getting by with a little help from their friends

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Students are learning to support each other in the first peer wellness-coaching program in Canada.

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Learning from the horrors of the past

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In a new international research program, undergrad students bring home tales of courage and lessons for society.

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The binner takes it all

Learning Exchange

A conference on binning is one way UBC’s Learning Exchange, now in its 15th year, is connecting with Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

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Opinions

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The shootings in Ottawa won't change this country

The attack on Parliament Hill changes nothing about the safety of Canadians, writes UBC political scientist David Moscrop in the Ottawa Citizen. Read more here...

Expert Spotlight

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Fresh food for thought

New UBC dean discusses genetically modified foods, fresh versus canned, and other hot food topics.

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UBC Athletics

Canada West Football (CIS): October 19, 2014 - UBC Thunderbirds host Regina Rams

T-Birds edge Rams in must-win game

The UBC Thunderbirds football team kept their playoff hopes alive by winning a shot-for-shot battle with the Regina Rams 33-32.

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Feature Video

Epigenetics explained with stop-motion animation

UBC professor Steven Barnes uses stop-motion animations to explain epigenetic mechanisms

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UBC Events

Affordable Vancouver? Debate

  • Thu Oct 23 2014, 7 PM - 9 PM
  • UBC Robson Square
The UBC School of Community & Regional Planning and The Vancouver Sun are hosting a debate between candidates for Vancouver City Council, on the topic of affordable housing in Vancouver.