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Vancouver binners gather for community building on the DTES

Vancouver binners gathered at the UBC Learning Exchange Monday night to talk dumpster diving The Binners Project, a working group for waste pickers in the city, organized the event to […]

Claire Anderson of Taku River Tlingit First Nation called to the bar

A First Nations UBC law grad has been called to the Yukon bar. “It was just very meaningful in a way I didn’t really anticipate,” said Claire Anderson of the […]

Simushir kept afloat by ‘blind luck,’ federal opposition argues

Fisheries Minister Gail Shea’s assertion that a stranded Russian freighter near B.C.’s northern coast had become disabled in international waters is a “red herring,” says UBC’s Michael Byers, Canada Research […]

Thornless plants defended by teeth and claws

Acacia trees in Africa grow thorns to defend themselves against herbivores in open areas, but will rely on carnivores to protect them in denser cover, finds a new UBC study. […]

An ounce of prevention … The Dalai Lama’s Heart-Mind Index

Putting a dollar amount on social and emotional learning is a “backwards” approach, says UBC professor emeritus of economics John Helliwell. “This kind of learning builds strong values, empathy, social […]

University profiles to help you choose

A new article in The Globe and Mail provides a snapshot of 61 Canadian universities, including UBC, to better help students decide where to go for their post-secondary education. The […]

Campus eating beyond fast food or the meal plan

Food services at Canadian universities are discussed in a new article in The Globe and Mail. UBC Farm is mentioned. Veronik Campbell, academic programs manager at the farm, explains its […]

Identity Crisis: A UBCIA Dialogue on Cultural Space and it’s Impact on You!

Identity Crisis: A UBCIA Dialogue on Cultural Space and it’s Impact on You! Tue Oct 21 2014, 5:30 PM – 9 PM Simon K.Y. Lee HKU-UBC House (Global Lounge) The […]

Identity Crisis: A UBCIA Dialogue on Cultural Space and it’s Impact on You!

Value Village pulls ‘sexy’ Halloween kids costumes

Value Village is facing heat from parents for selling Halloween costumes deemed too sexy for kids. “The marketplace is often just exploiting the lowest, common denominator,” said UBC education professor […]

When business is academic

The commercial successes of university spin off companies are explored in a new article in Business in Vancouver. 158 companies have come from UBC, including Aspect Biosystems, which creates human […]

T-Birds edge Rams in must-win game

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.

BC Treaty-Making in the Twenty-First Century

BC Treaty-Making in the Twenty-First Century Mon Oct 20 2014, 4 PM Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Professor Jim Miller, Canada Research Chair in Native-Newcomer Relations at the University of […]

BC Treaty-Making in the Twenty-First Century

Concerned about the region’s lack of affordable housing?

The lack of affordable housing in Vancouver will be subject to a municipal election debate at UBC Robson Square next week. Candidates from Vision, NPA, Green, COPE and the Cedar […]