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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Rapid test to diagnose severe sepsis

A new test could help physicians predict within an hour if a patient will develop severe sepsis so they can begin treatment immediately.

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University News


Indira Samarasekera welcomed back to UBC

Professor Indira Samarasekera, accomplished engineering scholar and current president of the University of Alberta, will join UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues as a Distinguished Fellow.

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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.


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 shootings in Ottawa won't change this country

The attack on Parliament Hill changes nothing about the safety of Canadians, writes UBC political scientist David Moscrop in the Ottawa Citizen. Read more here...

Expert Spotlight

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Fresh food for thought

New UBC dean discusses genetically modified foods, fresh versus canned, and other hot food topics.

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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

UBC Thunderbirds Women's Hockey vs. Regina Cougars

  • Fri Oct 24 2014, 7 PM - 9 PM
  • Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre
The UBC Thunderbirds women's hockey team squares off against the Regina Cougars. $10 for adults, $5 for youth, seniors, $2 for UBC students.