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On Henrik and Daniel Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks

They can anticipate what the other is going to do by figuring what they themselves would do.

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases May 25: UBC grads don cap and gown for week of Vancouver campus ceremonies May 24: Happy guys finish last, says new study on sexual attractiveness […]

UBC SPP Pension Fair: May 31

The Staff Pension Plan Pension Fair will have information booths and opportunities to learn more about the Staff Pension Plan as well as UBC Human Resource’s Retirement and Survivor Benefits. […]

Media screening of Raising Big Blue, a film about Canada’s largest blue whale skeleton

Advance screening of Raising Big Blue, a documentary about the blue whale skeleton at UBC’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum and preview of the museum’s summer public programs

Health Council of Canada recognizes two UBC students for virtual learning presentation

Two UBC students were recognized by the Health Council of Canada for their winning entry in the Health Innovation Award contest, highlighting best practices in Canadian health care. Allison Mariko […]

Orthopaedics professor wins fellowship from Canadian Orthopaedic Association

Kelly Ann Lefaivre, an assistant professor in the Dept. of Orthopaedics, has been selected as the North American Travelling Fellow by the Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA). Lefaivre, who graduated with an […]

High school students to solve murder mystery at UBC

Guided by graduate students at UBC’s Life Sciences Institute (LSI), a group of 26 high school students from Bella Bella Community School in BC’s central coast will use basic scientific techniques to examine evidence and finger the killer, CSI-style.


In ceremonies in Vancouver and the Okanagan, more than 7,500 students celebrate and receive UBC degrees

On whether a smile is attractive

Men and women respond very differently to displays of emotion, including smiles

UBC launches "Name that Spider" contest to mark International Biodiversity Day, May 22

UBC’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum is asking Canadian arachnid fans to help name a species of jumping spider discovered last year by museum scientists in the jungles of Ecuador.

UBC This Week

Recent UBC Media Releases May 18: Emmy-winning 60 Minutes producer Peter Klein to lead UBC Graduate School of Journalism May 17: UBC student wins Trudeau Scholarship May 12: Interactive teaching […]

Asia Pacific Memo update – Singapore’s Election / Thai-Cambodia Border Clashes

Twice-weekly, Asia Pacific Memo publishes short text memos or video interviews on current issues in Asia and across the Pacific at Recently, two memos by UBC alumni were published: […]

Sauder instructor launches book

Sauder School of Business instructor Boyd Cohen, who teaches sustainable entrepreneurship for the MBA program, celebrated the launch of his new book this week with special guest Mayor Gregor Robertson, […]

UBC engineers win Excellence in Engineering Design award

UBC engineering students Kevin Lowe, Hengameh Hoseini , Rory Moglove and Andrea Slade have been awarded the 2011 Dr. Jim McEwen Excellence in Engineering Design Award from the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis […]