The Interprofessional Health Mentors Program is matching 23 people grappling with chronic conditions with 90 students in a bid to help these future health professionals gain deeper insights into the barriers, frustrations and choices patients face.
The treatment of Japanese Canadians and Japanese nationals during the Second World War is a dark period of Canadian history. Now‚ 70 years later, the University of British Columbia will recognize its own involvement. UBC will grant honorary degrees to Japanese Canadian students who were unable to complete their studies when they were sent to internment camps in 1942.
One year after a devastating triple disaster rocked Japan and shocked the world, UBC Library is commemorating the event with a multifaceted exhibition, providing context, reflection and healing.