Faculty of Arts
March 15, 2016
UBC’s new Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) aims to transform the university into a global leader in economics by using the power of data to explore pressing social issues.
February 23, 2016
A new study finds that infants as young as six months figure out that a person with more friends will be more dominant than someone with fewer companions.
January 7, 2016
Over the past year, ISIS has dominated headlines around the world for its savage, violent attacks. But what drives ISIS and other armed groups? And how do they view the “outside world”?
September 25, 2015
Newlyweds Nicole and Chris Cardinal are used to doing things together.
May 22, 2015
UBC linguist Mark Turin helped translate Facebook’s Safety Check tool into Nepali.
Media Release | May 14, 2015
Training students for success in the digital economy is the goal of UBC’s new Bachelor of Media Studies (BMS) program.
May 12, 2015
UBC researchers are available to speak about the latest earthquake to strike Nepal, two weeks after more than 8,000 people died in a devastating quake.
December 11, 2014
The World Hobbit Project, a groundbreaking audience survey in multiple languages that involves 146 scholars in 45 countries, aims to tackle the topic of fantasy in the 21st century.
November 17, 2014
A UBC expert says the high-profile sexual harassment scandals involving Jian Ghomeshi and MPs show only the tip of the iceberg.
November 6, 2014
November 9, 2014, marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Media Release | October 29, 2014
Black Republicans trust the United States government more than other political groups, finds a new study from UBC.
October 27, 2014
A UBC expert comments on NIMBYism, poor voter turnout and more leading up to Vancouver and Toronto elections.
October 27, 2014
During her summer break UBC’s Rachel Talalay managed to fulfill one of her dreams: working on the classic TV series Doctor Who.
October 24, 2014 - by Heather Amos
A new app offers a look at city life more than 3,000 years ago
October 21, 2014
A UBC international relations expert says Canada’s involvement is first and foremost a political signal.
October 16, 2014 - by Chris Lane
In a new international research program, undergrad students bring home tales of courage and lessons for society.
October 16, 2014
A UBC Journalism prof’s new book explores social media and the power of sharing.
Media Release | October 8, 2014
New research finds that children as young as five can be critical of adults who make overly-confident claims.
Media Release | October 2, 2014
UBC students will be the first in Canada to be able to study toward a bachelor degree in arts and sciences while also earning a Master of Management.
October 1, 2014 - by Jessica Werb
Psychology instructor’s stop-motion animations bring blackboard to life.