More Indigenous teachers needed

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


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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Dissecting assisted suicide

A UBC doctor says crossing the line from alleviating suffering into assisted suicide could lead us into murky waters.

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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


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


Learning from the horrors of the past


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


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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Cervical cancer can be prevented

Two UBC Obstetrics and Gynecology residents are urging parents to vaccinate their daughters against human papilloma virus in the Vancouver Sun. Read more here...

Expert Spotlight


Canada joins the fight against ISIS

A UBC international relations expert says Canada’s involvement is first and foremost a political signal.

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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

Educating the Heart in the Early Years: A Dialogue with the Dalai Lama

  • Wed Oct 22 2014, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
A dialogue between the Dalai Lama and a panel of UBC researchers on the Dalai Lama's belief that consciously teaching children to be compassionate early on has a profoundly positive effect on their social, emotional and spiritual well-being throughout life.