Overcoming the past, seeing a new future

A tuition waiver is opening up a whole world of fresh possibilities for current and former youth in care


Business, Law and Society


Black Republicans put most faith in U.S. government

Black Republicans trust the United States government more than other political groups, finds a new study from UBC.

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Arts and Humanities

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Doctor’s orders

During her summer break UBC’s Rachel Talalay managed to fulfill one of her dreams: working on the classic TV series Doctor Who.

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Science, Health and Technology

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UBC researchers aim to simplify life saving drug

UBC researchers are making blood thinners a lot safer by developing a universal antidote that works on a dozen heparin products.

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University News

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UBC puts $26.9 million to work for 70 research projects

The 2014 BCKDF supports a wide range of UBC’s research specializations including cancer genomics treatments, fuel cell technology and planetary sciences.

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Finding genetic clues to intellectual disabilities


Sophisticated new DNA analyses are offering families invaluable information that will help in the care of new syndromes


Street View for the Bronze Age


A new app offers a look at city life more than 3,000 years ago


Getting by with a little help from their friends


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



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Find the Quiet Heroes and Fire the Bad Apples

Jennifer Berdahl offers tech executives advice on how to fix the gender bias in their industry in the New York Times. Read more here...

Expert Spotlight


Vetting the municipal vote

A UBC expert comments on NIMBYism, poor voter turnout and more leading up to Vancouver and Toronto elections.

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UBC Athletics

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Hanson becomes UBC’s all-time men’s basketball wins leader

UBC Thunderbirds men's basketball head coach Kevin Hanson became the University' all-time overall wins leader.

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Feature Video

Genomics for precision drug therapy

A UBC researcher is leading a project to make personalized medicine a reality for patients.

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UBC Events

Town Hall: International Undergraduate Tuition and Vancouver Housing Fees
  • Fri Oct 31, 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Norm Theatre, Student Union Building
Join Louise Cowin, Vice-President, Students and Dave Farrar, Provost and Vice-President, Academic to learn about and provide feedback on changes to international tuition for new undergraduate students and Vancouver campus housing fees.