Canadian children’s nutrition suffers during school hours

Canadian children don’t eat enough vegetables, fruit and dairy products during school hours, causing them to fall short of several daily dietary recommendations on school days, a new UBC study has found.

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Business, Law and Society

Why everyone loses at the workplace blame game

A new UBC Sauder School of Business study finds the demoralizing effects of what researchers call “swift blame” not only hurts employees, but also the bottom line.

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Arts and Humanities

UBC experts on back-to-school topics

UBC experts are available to comment on topics related to back-to-school as B.C. begins its first full school year since a Supreme Court of Canada decision on class size and composition.

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Science, Health and Technology

Warmer waters from climate change will leave fish shrinking, gasping for air

Fish are expected to shrink in size by 20 to 30 per cent if ocean temperatures continue to climb due to climate change.

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University News

UBC’s 2016-2017 Annual Report

UBC’s 2016-2017 Annual Report has launched in a new downloadable format, it includes top highlights, high-level performance measures and financial information. 

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Solving the housing crunch for Vancouver’s smallest residents

There’s a buzz in the air about three new residences opening on campus: for bees and bats that is.

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UBC Library acquires first known account of British Columbia by an English woman

A handwritten journal that is the earliest known account of British Columbia by an English woman is coming to UBC.

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A guide to the August 21 total solar eclipse

A total solar eclipse over the United States on August 21 has people excited. Here in the Lower Mainland, we’ll see 87 per cent of the sun obscured by the moon.

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Opinions

Charlottesville: White educators need to fight racism every day
Michelle Stack, a UBC education professor, wrote an op-ed about the role of education in fighting racism following the terrorist attack in Charlottesville.
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Expert Spotlight

B.C. announces end to grizzly bear trophy hunting

The British Columbia government has announced it will end grizzly bear trophy hunting throughout the province, effective Nov. 30, 2017.

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UBC Athletics

From Mexico to Point Grey with Diego Alatorre

UBC’s training camp has an international flare this year as recruit Diego Alatorre fights for a stating spot on the T-Bird offensive line.

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Feature Video

Therapy Dogs Lower Student Stress

New research from UBC Okanagan has found that students who interact with therapy dogs report lower stress levels.

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UBC Events

From Mars to the Multiverse

  • Friday, September 1st, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Hebb Main Lecture Theatre, 2045 East Mall, UBC
This talk will be a public lecture given as part of the conference "Gravity: Past, Present, and Future."