Media Release | February 7, 2014
UBC greets with great interest today’s announcement on the dedication of additional federal government resources for First Nations’ education.
July 18, 2013
The Beaty Biodiversity Museum has produced a professionally printed deck of its popular open-source Phylo card game.
June 24, 2013
UBC experts are available to comment on National Household Survey findings on labour, education and transportation, which Statistics Canada will release on Wednesday, June 26.
May 30, 2013
Jo-ann Archibald, a member of the Sto:lo Nation, has helped transform Indigenous education in Canada. This spring, the American Educational Research Association (AERA) recognized Archibald’s contributions.
Media Release | May 30, 2013
Preliminary findings suggest that students respond well to the multi-tasking required for opera.
Media Release | May 30, 2013
UBC researchers have launched a study to explore why learning-disabled students shine in the University’s demanding opera program. The study, called Libretti of Learning, will be presented at Congress, a national gathering of 7,000 researchers that begins June 1 in Victoria.
Media Release | April 4, 2013
The University of British Columbia will soon be offering teacher education programs in the Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya, through a partnership that will increase access to education for resident children and youth.
April 3, 2013 - by A Q and A with April van Ert
A Q and A with Prof. Neil Gross on universities and liberal thinking
Media Release | April 3, 2013
Professor Stephen Toope, the 12th president of the University of British Columbia, will leave on June 30, 2014 to pursue academic and professional interests in international law and international relations, UBC Board of Governors Chair Bill Levine announced today.
Media Release | February 25, 2013
Giving back through volunteering is good for your heart, even at a young age, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
Media Release | December 5, 2012
An expansion of Canada’s top-ranked economics department will create the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia, a new global centre for research and learning on the world’s most pressing economic issues.
Media Release | November 2, 2012
A University of British Columbia program to help former members of the Canadian military make the transition back to civilian life is expanding into a non-profit organization that will provide services across Canada.
October 11, 2012
UBC’s Faculty of Education kicks-off the Year of Indigenous Education with the Musqueam Lecture: Excellence in Education
October 4, 2012 - by Heather Amos
Renee Zhang is one of 17 students enrolled in a new masters program designed to help museums engage their patrons.
Media Release | September 4, 2012
The University of British Columbia is serving more B.C. students on its campuses than ever before, with continued growth at its Okanagan campus.
August 8, 2012
UBC experts are available to comment on kindergarten to Grade 12 and post-secondary education issues.
May 10, 2012 - by Basil Waugh
The UBC Asian Studies App is the first university Asian language mobile application and boasts 10,000 digitally animated Chinese characters.
Media Release | May 4, 2012
The University of British Columbia’s Midwifery Program – bolstered by increased funding from the Province of British Columbia – will double in size over the next five years, a move intended to augment the number of pregnancy and childbirth specialists in B.C.
April 19, 2012
A University of British Columbia study has provided a unique window into the worlds of 25 young men as they struggle to find ways to grieve their male friends. Live for the Moment is an exhibition at The Fall Gallery in Vancouver, B.C. featuring photos taken by research participants to answer questions about grief, loss and dealing with it as a man.
Media Release | April 14, 2012
A University of British Columbia researcher has piloted a tool to help elementary and secondary school science teachers get the most out of new classroom technologies.